Education Department launches a Web site to publicize financial aid information.
The 1994 crime bill made prisoners ineligible for a key federal student aid program.
Inmates can earn college credit through program offered at men’s and women’s prisons in Jessup.
Schools aim to be selective and intimate, like private colleges, at a lower list price.
Fewer high school graduates and price concerns cause upheaval for Maryland’s St. Mary’s, other schools.
The 33-member board will convene for a two-day retreat.
Evangelical Christian university founded by the Rev. Jerry Falwell seen in strong financial position.
Trustees take no joy in ending 17 degree programs at University of the District of Columbia.
Proposal to end NCAA sports is put off, but 17 degree programs cut at University of the District of Columbia.
University said it received reports that the student attacked a campus police officer with a sledgehammer.
Academics cite major problems for research because of federal budget cuts under the sequester.
And, no, despite proposal to cut programs, James E. Lyons Sr. doesn’t hate college sports.
The University of the District of Columbia is on a quest to cut costs, raise funds and define its mission.
Robert M. Tarola’s consulting firm got fixed monthly fee to handle finances, a rare arrangement for a university.
Robert M. Tarola leaves the university about a month after President Sidney A. Ribeau announced his retirement.
Mammoth UMUC is making a name in cybersecurity and information assurance studies.
Amid glitches, how 10 schools in Maryland, Virginia and the District are handling initial application deadlines.
At least 53 colleges and universities announced deadline extensions tied to the online Common Application.
Schools respond to technical troubles students are facing with a new version of the online Common App.
Nicholas B. Dirks says he opposes rating colleges based on the earnings of their graduates.
Nick Anderson, at left, interviewed President Obama about education in July 2009. A former Post education editor, Nick writes about college from the perspective of a father of three who will soon be buried in tuition bills. His interests include the technological revolution in education, the admissions and financial aid maze, the rapidly changing (and globalizing) university market and the sheer intellectual fun of academic life. He joined The Post in 2005 after covering Congress and education for the Los Angeles Times, and he is a graduate of Stanford University.