Which higher education institutions are the most impactful in the nation? Right off the bat, most would say the elite universities, such as Harvard and Stanford. But when it comes to how many lives are actually being touched and changed through higher education, it makes sense to consider the impactful role of community colleges, where diversity is high and where the adversity students have faced shapes classroom conversations to be richer and fuller.
It can be said that in most other countries, legacy admissions are not really a “thing” anymore, yet elite universities in the U.S. continue to admit students who have siblings or parents who attended the same university before them.
Admissions to top-tier universities dropped even more this year, according to newly released data from universities that just sent their acceptance letters to the next wave of incoming students for the graduating class of 2023.
According to a report from a recent analysis by researchers at UCLA and University of Arizona, some universities and colleges invest disproportionately large efforts into recruiting white, wealthy, out-of-state students.
According to a new study published in the journal Economics of Education Review, teacher retention rates within socially and economically disadvantaged communities could be improved with even small boosts in funding.
Cornell’s annual Giving Day raised more than $8 million this year for different university departments, including the Department of Athletics and Physical Education, which received the most donations this year.
A new report from the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine found that in the field of science, about 20 to 50 percent of women are still experiencing harassment, signifying that new policies still have a long way to go to prevent and reprimand sexual harassers.
Studies have shown that beyond helping with creativity and fun, arts education can help children retain and learn other subjects in school as well. But New York Times reports that arts education funding is under threat across the U.S. as it is often the first class to be considered during budget cuts.
According to a new study, school districts across the U.S. where the majority of students are students of color receive at least $23 billion less in education funding than schools with majority white students.
All across the U.S. universities are taking steps to improve mental health services on campus for their students and staff. Leadership at many universities has recognized the importance of providing these services to populations who might not traditionally seek the services, and to those who need it, but can’t access it.