| Aug 19, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Loyola Law School administrators once justified accepting extra students or raising tuition because the market virtually guaranteed prospective attorneys a high-paying job after graduation.
But faced with growing alumni complaints that they can't find...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The American Film Institute has nearly tripled its funding for scholarships in an effort to compete with larger film schools and to help students pay for the institute's $47,000 in annual tuition.
In the past, AFI found it was attracting candidates...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
What does it mean to be gifted in the United States?
A national survey in 2011 found that the predominant method of assessment, by far, is the administration of IQ tests and standardized academic tests. At least 34 states, including California, consider...
| Jul 12, 2013
Under the leadership of Gov. Edmund G. "Pat" Brown and University of California President Clark Kerr, the 1960 Master Plan for Higher Education in California created a unique three-way collaboration between the university, the public and the state, a...
| Jul 17, 2013
The California kid whose first full-length feature film wowed the judges at Sundance and Cannes this year is now showing it off to the world. "Fruitvale Station," about Oscar Grant, the young black man shot and killed by a transit police officer in...
| Aug 23, 2013
The United States didn't develop its great universities by reducing higher education to equations of graduation rates and job placement. Yet on Thursday, the Obama administration revealed a plan that would push colleges in that very direction and could...
| Aug 2, 2013
Emails recently obtained by the Associated Press have revealed that Indiana's former Republican governor, Mitch Daniels, now president of Purdue University, tried to ban Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States" from Indiana schools. His...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 4:08 PM
No need to demand a refund from Athlon or Lindy's because those preseason magazines failed to pick football winners this year for the Western Athletic and Big East conferences.
Football, in those leagues, has gone to the Big Coffin Corner Kick in the...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Centre College, a small liberal arts school in Kentucky, has received a $250-million all-stock donation to help establish a scholarship program for students majoring in science, computer science and economics, the school said Tuesday.
The donation, from...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:22 PM
For more than two decades, Nas’ prolific career has been a hallmark for hip-hop, and now Harvard University has established a fellowship in the lyricist's honor.
The W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard University and the Hip-Hop Archive...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:25 AM
It's no secret the recession wiped away many Americans' wealth and savings while altering spending habits. That has changed how many families are paying for college.
A survey released Tuesday by Sallie Mae found that parents are now contributing less of...