Higher Education

Lawsuit filed against NCAA, University of North Carolina in ‘paper class’ athletics scandal
Two former University of North Carolina athletes have filed a lawsuit against the school and the NCAA, in the wake of a far-reaching athletic scandal.
 
Brown and Duke crack down on illegal activities at parties
(The Washington Post, January 21, 2015; 4:43 PM)
 
For parents, now begins the anxious waiting game for college financial aid
(The Washington Post, January 20, 2015; 6:00 AM)
 
Longwood U. in Va. expresses regret for actions in civil rights era, apologizes
(The Washington Post, January 18, 2015; 9:45 PM)
 
Muslim call to prayer sounds at Duke University, but not from chapel tower
(The Washington Post, January 16, 2015; 8:22 PM)
 
All 31 U-Va. fraternities sign agreements with school, including two holdouts
(The Washington Post, January 16, 2015; 7:13 PM)
 
U-Va. Phi Kappa Psi member elected president of Inter-Fraternity Council
(The Washington Post, January 16, 2015; 2:59 PM)
 
O’Malley to join Johns Hopkins University business faculty after term ends
(The Washington Post, January 16, 2015; 11:42 AM)
 
Donor seeks to offer ‘freshman year for free’ through online college courses
(The Washington Post, January 14, 2015; 3:47 PM)
 
With Garrett’s ascension to Cornell presidency, women will lead half of the Ivy League
(The Washington Post, January 13, 2015; 4:54 PM)
 
Introducing Grade Point, The Washington Post’s higher education blog
(The Washington Post, January 13, 2015; 11:20 AM)
 
Obama’s free community college tuition plan: Four questions
(The Washington Post, January 9, 2015; 2:39 PM)
 
Obama to unveil proposal for tuition-free community college
(The Washington Post, January 8, 2015; 8:14 PM)
 
American University’s freshmen: Where they come from
(The Washington Post, January 8, 2015; 2:22 PM)
 
Michigan picks SAT over ACT for free college admission testing
(The Washington Post, January 7, 2015; 11:37 AM)
 
New safety rules announced for University of Virginia fraternity parties
(The Washington Post, January 6, 2015; 8:20 PM)
 
Washington and Lee will stop holding classes on King holiday — starting in 2016
(The Washington Post, January 4, 2015; 5:54 PM)
 
An inside look at financial aid offers from private Franklin & Marshall College
(The Washington Post, December 29, 2014; 10:24 PM)
 
Colleges often give discounts to the rich. But here’s one that gave up on ‘merit aid.’
(The Washington Post, December 29, 2014; 8:11 PM)
 
U-Va. board leader denounces ‘drive-by journalism’ of Rolling Stone’s rape article
(The Washington Post, December 19, 2014; 7:06 PM)
 
Employment and earnings weighed in Obama’s college-rating plan
(The Washington Post, December 19, 2014; 1:17 PM)
 
Education Department releases framework for rating U.S. colleges and universities
(The Washington Post, December 19, 2014; 12:01 AM)
 
Early admission rates for Class of 2019
(The Washington Post, December 18, 2014; 12:02 PM)
 
Robert Caret, leader of U-Mass. system, is named chancellor of Md. university system
(The Washington Post, December 17, 2014; 6:40 PM)
 
Student who got mistaken welcome from Hopkins: Second rejection was worse
(The Washington Post, December 17, 2014; 2:04 PM)
 
Johns Hopkins mistakenly says ‘yes’ to hundreds of rejected applicants
(The Washington Post, December 16, 2014; 11:13 PM)
 
Colleges often reluctant to expel for sexual violence — with U-Va. a prime example
(The Washington Post, December 15, 2014; 9:48 PM)
 
Harvard President Faust on federal college ratings, campus sexual assault and more
(The Washington Post, December 15, 2014; 11:47 AM)
 
Bob Jones University apologizes to victims of sexual assault
(The Washington Post, December 11, 2014; 5:05 PM)
 
U-Va. president talks with The Post about university’s actions after rape allegation
(The Washington Post, December 11, 2014; 1:12 PM)
 
Congress cuts federal financial aid for needy students
(The Washington Post, December 10, 2014; 12:04 PM)
 
U-Va. president vows reforms to campus safety, alcohol abuse, fraternities, assault
(The Washington Post, December 9, 2014; 6:55 PM)
 
U-Va.’s suspension of its Greek system to remain until Jan. 9
(The Washington Post, December 8, 2014; 6:34 PM)
 
University of Virginia outlines campus safety plans
(The Washington Post, December 8, 2014; 5:29 PM)
 
Fraternity advocates urge end to U-Va.’s suspension of Greek organizations
(The Washington Post, December 7, 2014; 8:37 PM)
 
U-Va. remains resolved to address sexual violence as Rolling Stone account unravels
(The Washington Post, December 6, 2014; 7:17 PM)
 
Key elements of Rolling Stone’s U-Va. gang rape allegations in doubt
(The Washington Post, December 5, 2014; 11:31 PM)
 
U-Va. community struggles with latest twist in traumatic fall semester
(The Washington Post, December 5, 2014; 9:26 PM)
 
U-Va. and sexual assault: The scrutiny will continue
(The Washington Post, December 5, 2014; 3:48 PM)
 
Obama gathers pledges for college access
(The Washington Post, December 4, 2014; 6:00 AM)
 
Mother of a prospective U-Va. student voices concerns about safety
(The Washington Post, December 2, 2014; 10:55 AM)
 
Is graduate school worth the cost? Here’s how to know.
(The Washington Post, December 2, 2014; 7:41 AM)
 
Amid turmoil and safety concerns, some thinking twice about applying to U-Va.
(The Washington Post, December 1, 2014; 6:27 PM)
 
U-Va. president cancels D.C. news event
(The Washington Post, December 1, 2014; 9:20 AM)
 
U-Va.’s entrenched fraternity culture at tipping point
(The Washington Post, November 29, 2014; 4:40 PM)
 
U-Va.’s governing board votes for zero tolerance of sexual assault
(The Washington Post, November 25, 2014; 4:31 PM)
 
U-Va. associate dean defends policy allowing ‘informal’ resolution of sexual assault complaints
(The Washington Post, November 24, 2014; 7:33 PM)
 
Statement from U-Va. President Teresa Sullivan on sexual assault allegations
(The Washington Post, November 22, 2014; 4:24 PM)
 
U-Va. president suspends fraternities until Jan. 9 in wake of rape allegations
(The Washington Post, November 22, 2014; 1:44 PM)
 
Federal immigration actions pose questions for colleges about undocumented students
(The Washington Post, November 20, 2014; 4:23 PM)
 
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