Students at the University of Texas at Austin are demanding more protections against COVID-19, The Austin American-Statesman reported. Members of UT Student Government and other student groups are circulating a petition that asks the university…

Image: The national six-year completion rate for students who started college in 2015 reached 62.2 percent, according to a new report out today from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. That’s an increase of 1.2 percentage points over…

By: Dr. Chip Pettit and Dr. Eric J Ban In 2001, the passage of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act officially marked the beginning of the accountability era in American education. Among its other…

Column: Letters to the EditorTo the editors: In their Feb. 3 essay, members of the National Council for Online Education argue that online courses—properly done—are at least as good as in-person courses. As evidence, they link…

Image: Controversial psychologist Jordan Peterson resigned from his tenured professorship at the University of Toronto, he said this week. Peterson, 59, wrote in an op-ed in Canada’s National Post that he’d always imagined working in academe…

Faculty members at Pasadena City College held a protest Thursday against returning to class in person on Monday, The Pasadena Star-News reported. Professors noted that many colleges in Southern California are returning at later dates,…

Blog: Higher Ed GammaSome revolutions take place with all the stealth and subtlety of 4th of July fireworks. But others take place silently, and when they’re over, their triumph is so invisible and so complete it’s as if…