Latest from Jeffrey J. Selingo

For some colleges and universities to survive, they need to shift from their historical mission. One university thinking about those new models is the Georgia Institute of Technology.

  • Jul 6, 2018

What employers look for when hiring graduates.

  • Jun 22, 2018

A record number of applications and historically low acceptance rates at many selective universities have shifted the conversation about what it takes to secure a spot on the nation’s most elite campuses. That confusion among applicants is likely to grow with the announcement by the University of Chicago that it will no longer require SAT or ACT scores to admit American students.

  • Jun 16, 2018

For generations, few colleges paid much attention to students who left short of a degree. That attitude started to shift in the last two decades as federal statistics revealed a little more than half of students graduated.

  • Jun 8, 2018

Generally, people who enter the job market during an economic downturn start with lower wages than those who graduate in better times, and it takes those who start behind a decade or more to catch up — if they ever do.

  • Jun 2, 2018

Candid, compelling -- and helpful. That's the stuff of a really great graduation speech.

  • May 25, 2018

Once the backwater of higher education, online learning is now mainstream. More than 6.3 million students took at least one online class in 2016. That represents 32 percent of all students in higher education.

  • May 18, 2018

The former president has been in the belly of the beast rather than just a casual observer.

  • May 12, 2018

Two studies out in the last week show that key revenue sources at public and private universities continue to shrink without any immediate signs of slowing.

  • May 4, 2018

New poll shows they have mixed views on First Amendment issues.

  • Mar 12, 2018
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