Why are so many incoming college students getting stuck in remedial courses?
Most students won't earn more with a pricier diploma. Is high tuition worth it?
More than half of all college instructors are now part-time adjuncts, with low pay and no job security. Is the two-tier faculty system harming students, too?
A new college residence offers students 12-step living—for a price
The New York Institute of Technology and Cardean Learning, a for-profit online education company, will have to pay back $4 million for orchestrating a scheme to suck federal funds out of unsuspecting students, according to court documents obtained by the Voice. NYIT, a not-for-profit college with a ... More >>
A Supreme Court case has colleges considering how to stay diverse if race-based admissions is axed
College Republicans -- at any college campus -- are a unique breed; they tuck their shirts in, they (say they) don't use drugs, and they've somehow managed to avoid the cliche brand of idealistic college-age liberalism that consumes so many young students who think they're going to change the world. ... More >>
In the latest sting operation against the dreaded "cabbies who won't go to Brooklyn," the TLC hired college students for $10 an hour to pose as regular old taxi riders and hail cabs with a request to go to the outer boroughs. Since September, 1,330 cabs have been hailed, and 361 refused to take the ... More >>
Gennady Kolker (The Nation Magazine)/TwitterHundreds, if not thousands of college students gathered at Union Square yesterday for a mass student walk in tandem with Occupy Wall Street's Day of Action and they had choice words for the establishment that keeps them drowning in debt and without ... More >>
NYU professor Wafaa Bilal has removed a camera he had surgically implanted into the back of his head as an art project. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that his body rejected part of the machinery that was planted between his skull and skin. He didn't need to wait for his body to te ... More >>
Eight people -- including five Columbia University undergrads, one of whom was the student council vice president -- were arrested this morning in a police raid, prosecutors have announced. The students are accused of peddling drugs (including cocaine, ecstasy, LSD, and pot) at campus dorms and f ... More >>
The city is suing a cracked building that markets itself as a dorm for City College students. City College students should be wary. The 21-unit walk-up, which is adjacent to the school's Harlem campus, has 118 housing code violations, including hazardous leaks from the roof, mice, lead paint ... More >>
Without driving each other crazy?
Picture in your mind who you would expect as the first applicant of the year to NYU. What comes to mind? Give up? Well, it was....
Guess what percentage of United States residents (often called "Americans") can name the country we declared our independence from in 1776? One-hundred and ten percent, right?
Invade your local college, young Mexican
A new University of Michigan study says that such old-fashioned traditions as "being nice" and "kindness to others," may be things of the past, scoffed at and probably mocked mercilessly by today's apparently vicious college grads. According to Sara Konrath, a researcher at the University of ... More >>
We've always said the wave of the future -- or such future as we have -- is not in white-collar jobs, but in trades and handicrafts. Here is another harbinger: the Times reveals that CUNY's six community or two-year colleges -- the sort of places where you'd go to school if you were too broke ... More >>
At the fancy liberal arts college where I went to college, there were two major social groups: the impossibly wonky kids for whom learning things and being able to function as human beings were mutually exclusive possibilities, and the impossibly wealthy and dynastic kids whose reality was s ... More >>
Bill Clinton and the Pataki administration made a huge mistake when they signed legislation in the mid-1990s that blocked state prisoners from obtaining a college education from their cells. That's the finding of a report released Friday by the Correctional Association of New York, a leading p ... More >>
How the Teachers College administration went from supportive to skeptical in the Constantine case
A law firm hired by Teachers College concluded that Madonna Constantine had lifted the work of others
Fresh from the frontlines, New York Teaching Fellows tell all
Welfare moms fight for a right they haveto stay in school
Film-theory students focus on porn and other fringe fare. But can they get a job?
Student smut, sometimes unauthorized, makes a splash at universities
Candidates $7.1 Billion Vision for a Diploma in Every Pot
Premier Black College Is a Study in Anti-Gay Discrimination
Unequal Protection of the Laws
A Pataki-Appointed Suny Trustee's Conservative Crusade
At NYU, Angry Professors Talk of Unionizing
The Culture Wars Are 10 Years Old. Has the Right Won the Struggle Over P.C., Multiculturalism, and the Canon?
Race Is Not a College Qualification
NYU Grad Students Lose by Winning
While Greens Aim for Federal Funding Later, Nader Scrambles for Money Now
Scholars Get Off Scot-Free
Marquee Architects Draw Mixed Reviews on Campus
The Dotcoms Come CallingDiploma or No
NYU'S building frenzy blocks the sun and burns the community
Webdorm Markets the Mundane
Scavenging for funds in the age of for-profit education
Sixteen of the Admitted Blacks Had Lower Scores Than the Rejected Whites