Higher Education

Wayne A.I. Frederick named 17th president of Howard University
Interim president, with three degrees from the university, takes reins amid turmoil for the school and hospital.
 
Community colleges expanding disclosure on graduation rates and other outcomes
(The Washington Post, July 21, 2014; 5:34 PM)
 
New college data give fuller picture of graduation rates — and show challenges
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2014; 4:05 PM)
 
Report: Nearly 1 million community college students can’t take out federal loans
(The Washington Post, July 15, 2014; 5:05 PM)
 
Survey finds split in Washington and Lee community over Confederate flag decision
(The Washington Post, July 14, 2014; 2:05 PM)
 
How some colleges that ban premarital sex teach prevention of sexual assault
(The Washington Post, July 12, 2014; 4:34 PM)
 
In Moody’s U.S. college credit ratings, downgrades far outnumber upgrades
(The Washington Post, July 11, 2014; 11:30 AM)
 
Most with college STEM degrees go to work in other fields, survey finds
(The Washington Post, July 10, 2014; 9:27 PM)
 
UMUC studies ideas for restructuring amid steep enrollment declines
(The Washington Post, July 10, 2014; 7:26 PM)
 
McCaskill questions athletics-department role in sex-assault cases involving athletes
(The Washington Post, July 9, 2014; 2:00 PM)
 
U.S. colleges have worked to address ties to slavery, Confederacy
(The Washington Post, July 8, 2014; 7:47 PM)
 
Corinthian Colleges details plan to sell 85 campuses, close 12 others
(The Washington Post, July 7, 2014; 7:49 PM)
 
Moody’s downgrades Howard U.’s credit rating for second time in the past year
(The Washington Post, July 3, 2014; 5:52 PM)
 
Morgan State now part of federal probe of handling of sexual-violence reports
(The Washington Post, July 2, 2014; 9:43 PM)
 
Sex offense statistics show U.S. college reports are rising
(The Washington Post, July 1, 2014; 6:57 PM)
 
Catholic U. student recounts her struggles after reporting a sex assault
(The Washington Post, June 29, 2014; 10:45 PM)
 
How colleges vary in reports of sex assault and other sex offenses
(The Washington Post, June 29, 2014; 10:38 PM)
 
Sen. Claire McCaskill turns her focus to sexual assaults on college campuses
(The Washington Post, June 27, 2014; 10:50 AM)
 
Congress explores proposals to combat sex assault at colleges
(The Washington Post, June 26, 2014; 6:10 PM)
 
New Coursera chief stresses the ‘wow’ factor of huge audience for free online courses
(The Washington Post, June 23, 2014; 10:31 AM)
 
In TV reports, former JMU student says assailants were given light punishment
(The Washington Post, June 19, 2014; 8:55 PM)
 
New rules planned for colleges to track dating violence, domestic violence and stalking
(The Washington Post, June 19, 2014; 11:08 AM)
 
Analysts: Federal government should cut funding from lowest-performing colleges
(The Washington Post, June 18, 2014; 6:22 PM)
 
Starbucks chooses Arizona State to deliver online college courses for employees
(The Washington Post, June 18, 2014; 5:48 PM)
 
St. Mary’s College forges ties with nearby Southern Maryland community college
(The Washington Post, June 16, 2014; 3:19 PM)
 
James Madison U. faces federal investigation related to sexual violence issues
(The Washington Post, June 16, 2014; 2:55 PM)
 
Howard U.’s board leaders change, among other shifts at schools in the D.C. region
(The Washington Post, June 10, 2014; 6:08 PM)
 
U-Penn. president Gutmann remains bullish on free online courses
(The Washington Post, June 9, 2014; 11:55 AM)
 
ACT president: Take whichever college admission test suits you. Or take both.
(The Washington Post, June 6, 2014; 11:38 AM)
 
ACT college admission test to report new scores in 2015
(The Washington Post, June 6, 2014; 12:01 AM)
 
An inventor takes the helm at Virginia Tech
(The Washington Post, May 25, 2014; 7:30 PM)
 
VMI cadet describes missteps in sex assault investigation
(The Washington Post, May 23, 2014; 9:00 AM)
 
Hundreds of colleges and universities have openings for freshmen
(The Washington Post, May 21, 2014; 11:06 AM)
 
St. Mary’s College of Maryland projects it will meet enrollment and budget goals
(The Washington Post, May 20, 2014; 8:40 AM)
 
Virginia Tech’s Steger among top-paid public university leaders in the nation
(The Washington Post, May 18, 2014; 6:00 PM)
 
Schmoke named president of U. of Baltimore
(The Washington Post, May 14, 2014; 10:04 AM)
 
William E. ‘Brit’ Kirwan’s letter to the U-Md. community announcing his retirement
(The Washington Post, May 13, 2014; 2:25 PM)
 
William E. ‘Brit’ Kirwan is retiring as chancellor of University System of Maryland
(The Washington Post, May 13, 2014; 2:00 PM)
 
One of the most powerful women in the world won’t speak at Smith College after protests
(The Washington Post, May 12, 2014; 5:35 PM)
 
Victim advocate: VMI wants to do ‘the right thing’ on sex assault prevention and response
(The Washington Post, May 12, 2014; 11:42 AM)
 
Music mogul Sean Combs receives honorary doctorate from Howard University
(The Washington Post, May 10, 2014; 6:48 PM)
 
VMI to allow pregnant and parenting cadets to remain in school after federal probe
(The Washington Post, May 9, 2014; 3:57 PM)
 
Davidson College is folding a rare student perk: Full-service laundry
(The Washington Post, May 8, 2014; 5:10 PM)
 
College commencement speakers in 2014
(The Washington Post, May 8, 2014; 2:53 PM)
 
William and Mary’s tuition two-step: raise prices for freshmen, then freeze for four years
(The Washington Post, May 7, 2014; 6:44 PM)
 
Sexual violence probes at colleges arise from Obama push on civil rights issues
(The Washington Post, May 3, 2014; 9:57 PM)
 
55 colleges under Title IX inquiry for their handling of sex violence claims
(The Washington Post, May 1, 2014; 3:15 PM)
 
Georgetown delegates to students the key job of organizing welcome events for admissions
(The Washington Post, May 1, 2014; 10:23 AM)
 
Georgetown and other colleges woo admitted students, hoping to seal the deal
(The Washington Post, April 30, 2014; 10:32 PM)
 
White House issues report on steps to prevent sexual assaults on college campuses
(The Washington Post, April 29, 2014; 8:14 PM)
 
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