Higher Education

This is the road near Va. Tech where Nicole Lovell was to be killed
Two college freshman plotted to kill a 13-year-old girl somewhere along this road, authorities say.
 
They took the tests. But they got into a selective college without sending scores.
(The Washington Post, February 5, 2016; 9:06 AM)
 
No test scores? No problem: Applications surge after GW goes test-optional
(The Washington Post, February 4, 2016; 5:30 PM)
 
Stanford names its 11th president — a brain scientist
(The Washington Post, February 4, 2016; 2:54 PM)
 
In new sorting of colleges, Dartmouth falls out of an exclusive group
(The Washington Post, February 4, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
The end of college rankings as we know them
(The Washington Post, February 4, 2016; 6:00 AM)
 
Should colleges ask about criminal and disciplinary records?
(The Washington Post, February 3, 2016; 6:00 AM)
 
Major public universities ranked on shift toward out-of-state students
(The Washington Post, February 2, 2016; 2:23 PM)
 
U-Md.’s credibility questioned after news release touting chocolate milk
(The Washington Post, January 31, 2016; 5:27 PM)
 
U. of Alabama activists renew a long conversation about race
(The Washington Post, January 30, 2016; 10:21 PM)
 
Is it an advantage, or a disadvantage, to be an out-of-state applicant to a state school?
(The Washington Post, January 30, 2016; 10:20 PM)
 
Nation’s prominent public universities are shifting to out-of-state students
(The Washington Post, January 30, 2016; 8:20 PM)
 
Stanford, Harvard each topped $1 billion in charitable donations last year
(The Washington Post, January 28, 2016; 5:25 PM)
 
Three predictions about the future of higher education
(The Washington Post, January 27, 2016; 2:18 PM)
 
If you want to carry a gun on campus, these states say yes
(The Washington Post, January 27, 2016; 12:07 PM)
 
‘Lord Jeff’ was never Amherst’s official mascot. But the college just dropped him anyway.
(The Washington Post, January 26, 2016; 5:54 PM)
 
The Citadel punishes cadets in case involving KKK-like costumes
(The Washington Post, January 26, 2016; 12:19 PM)
 
Police investigating report of rape at U-Va. off-campus residence
(The Washington Post, January 25, 2016; 2:48 PM)
 
The War on Education
(The Washington Post, January 25, 2016; 11:07 AM)
 
Why the price tag of a college degree continues to rise
(The Washington Post, January 22, 2016; 2:56 PM)
 
Tour group to N. Korea takes people places ‘your mother would rather you stayed away from’
(The Washington Post, January 22, 2016; 2:42 PM)
 
‘Phishing’ hack at the University of Virginia compromises employee computer records
(The Washington Post, January 22, 2016; 12:47 PM)
 
College-bound headache: Blizzard forecast disrupts the last ‘old’ SAT
(The Washington Post, January 21, 2016; 1:29 PM)
 
University of Maryland closes Friday through Sunday, ahead of snowstorm
(The Washington Post, January 20, 2016; 5:41 PM)
 
Obama proposes expansion of Pell grants to spur college completion
(The Washington Post, January 19, 2016; 12:23 PM)
 
Kentucky governor challenges legitimacy of the University of Louisville’s board
(The Washington Post, January 15, 2016; 2:36 PM)
 
Do black colleges matter to Obama?
(The Washington Post, January 15, 2016; 11:29 AM)
 
American Association of University Women challenges federal data on college sexual assault
(The Washington Post, January 14, 2016; 6:30 PM)
 
Student loans were meant for a different era. Here’s how to fix them.
(The Washington Post, January 13, 2016; 8:00 AM)
 
Man charged with killing U-Va. student said he was ‘really drunk’ that night
(The Washington Post, January 12, 2016; 8:19 PM)
 
Why UMUC skips the U.S. News rankings of online schools
(The Washington Post, January 12, 2016; 1:15 PM)
 
Out with the Department of Education, and in with the Department of Talent?
(The Washington Post, January 7, 2016; 11:00 AM)
 
Qataris say Texas A&M pact for Doha branch should remain secret
(The Washington Post, January 6, 2016; 8:00 AM)
 
Fall enrollment: Ups and downs at colleges in Maryland and Virginia
(The Washington Post, January 5, 2016; 8:00 AM)
 
Enrollment challenges at several colleges in Virginia and Maryland
(The Washington Post, December 31, 2015; 6:07 PM)
 
2015: A year of tumult on college campuses
(The Washington Post, December 25, 2015; 8:00 AM)
 
The SAT, now the No. 2 college test, pushes to reclaim supremacy
(The Washington Post, December 24, 2015; 10:42 AM)
 
A Harvard Medical School professor makes the case for the liberal arts and philosophy
(The Washington Post, December 24, 2015; 8:00 AM)
 
Another investigation into misuse of funds adds to University of Louisville’s recent turmoil
(The Washington Post, December 23, 2015; 11:19 AM)
 
To prevent suicide in college, make mental health screening mandatory
(The Washington Post, December 21, 2015; 3:37 PM)
 
Someday, the school name on your college diploma won’t be the most important thing
(The Washington Post, December 21, 2015; 8:00 AM)
 
Religious colleges get exemptions to anti-bias law; critics denounce ‘hidden discrimination’ against LGBT students
(The Washington Post, December 18, 2015; 3:47 PM)
 
Northwestern professor raises questions about its branch in Qatar
(The Washington Post, December 17, 2015; 9:00 AM)
 
‘Dear Jerry': A letter from Notre Dame to Liberty about making ‘the big time’
(The Washington Post, December 14, 2015; 7:27 PM)
 
For many at Liberty University, guns and God go hand in hand
(The Washington Post, December 14, 2015; 7:09 PM)
 
U-Md. board of regents votes to strip Byrd name from football stadium
(The Washington Post, December 11, 2015; 5:30 PM)
 
New kids learn to be mascots, blissfully unaware of the Army-Navy rivalry risks
(The Washington Post, December 11, 2015; 5:04 PM)
 
Dear Justice Scalia: Here’s what I learned as a black student struggling at an elite college
(The Washington Post, December 11, 2015; 11:29 AM)
 
GW president apologizes to student after Palestinian flag incident
(The Washington Post, December 10, 2015; 10:07 PM)
 
Citadel cadets who wore KKK-like hoods are suspended
(The Washington Post, December 10, 2015; 6:07 PM)
 
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