Nick Anderson

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Every year costs go up, raising fears among students and parents. Often the net amount is far lower.

  • Mar 27, 2015

New tuition and financial aid plan, including an 11 percent tuition raise, has winners and losers.

  • Mar 26, 2015

The plan will also lower borrowing caps for those in need by $10,000.

  • Mar 24, 2015

The university’s board approved the plan Tuesday, which also aims to slash debts for students in need.

  • Mar 24, 2015

University of Virginia weighs a tuition increase

  • Mar 24, 2015

Sen. Ted. Cruz is expected to announce a presidential bid at Liberty University. The mega-college has become a Republican presidential stage.

  • Mar 23, 2015

Students walked out of a meeting held in the wake of a black student’s bloody arrest in Charlottesville.

  • Mar 20, 2015

Student leaders are hosting a public discussion after a black student was violently arrested by white police.

  • Mar 20, 2015

University president, community, grapple with aftermath of violent arrest of black U-Va. student.

  • Mar 19, 2015

“Getting arrested shouldn’t involve getting stitches,” University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan said.

  • Mar 19, 2015
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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.