Blog: Higher Ed Gamma Our colleague Steven Mintz has been posting regularly in this column about how to improve teaching quality and effectiveness by systematically bringing to scale many of the innovations in Teaching and Learning which already exist within…

Students of color, caretakers and students from low-income backgrounds are more likely to face barriers accessing fast and reliable internet and functioning devices than their peers, new survey data show. "Online Isn’t Optional: Student Polling…

As the need for a college credential in the labor market has grown, so, too, has the price of earning one and the debt that increasingly comes with it. It’s not surprising then that the…

The University of Kentucky’s 2020-21 events calendar is filled like any typical school year’s: The 42nd Annual Kentucky Women Writers Conference welcomed attendees from around the nation. The UK Alumni Association celebrated homecoming. And to…

Blog: Just VisitingMy greatest asset in writing about higher education is my failure to secure a sustainable career in higher education. While I have great reverence for the purported mission of higher education institutions, the totality…

Image: States slashed financial support for two-year colleges by $457 million during the pandemic, while four-year institutions received a $256 million increase in support, a new analysis of state higher education appropriations shows. Federal stimulus funding softened the…

Blog: Learning InnovationJohn Thelin is the University Research Professor in History of Higher Education & Public Policy in the Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation at the University of Kentucky. You likely know John as…