The system's chancellor faced resistance everywhere he looked, but he persuaded people he'd made the right call.
Timothy D. Sands said he had decided to become president of Virginia Tech because it was a place with "momentum."
The agency's director wants to expand the approach used in the Pioneer Award program, which focuses more on researchers than on specific projects.
And those graduates continue to face a challenging academic job market, according to the National Science Foundation's Survey of Earned Doctorates.
The judge in the closely watched case agreed with the university's argument that the student had not shown evidence of discrimination and retaliation.
People invited to next week's higher-education summit are being urged to take concrete steps to help more low-income students enroll in and complete college.
Argosy University, a subsidiary of the Education Management Corporation, settled with the Colorado attorney general's office.
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At Clemson University, religion is crucial to the football program. The coach wouldn't have it any other way.
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More than 500 colleges have made a standardized form a cornerstone of the admissions process. Is that really a good idea?
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