Half of Corinthian Colleges goes nonprofit, as loan guarantor ECMC will buy 56 Everest and WyoTech campuses. Critics say the purchase doesn't do nearly enough for students or to prevent conflicts of interest. Editorial Tags: AccreditationFor-profit colleges
Among the new provisions in the retiring Democrat's final proposal to rewrite the Higher Education Act are a student unit record system and incentives for colleges to graduate more Pell Grant recipients. Editorial Tags: Congress/legislationHigher Ed Act Reauthorization
Allegations against the comedian, an active fund-raiser and speaker in higher education, have led one college to drop his name, while others stand by him. Editorial Tags: Development/fund raisingImage Source: Temple UniversityImage Caption: Bill Cosby speaking at a Temple University commencement in 2012.
When a gunman opened fire in Florida State University's Strozier Library, he attacked "the very heart of campus." Editorial Tags: SafetyImage Caption: Students gather at Florida State after learning of the shooting at the library.