A new report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce shows how young adults’ journey to attain a good job has grown longer, highlighting the importance of a college education and the consequences of racial and gender disparities.
Students learning English in U.S. schools face a number of barriers to higher education and are often left without the guidance and information they need to succeed.
A new book chronicles the policies and persistent underfunding that have shaped the trajectory of the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities—and calls on the government to step up support.
New research from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce explores common arguments made by critics of affirmative action.
A growing number of colleges are embracing competitive, organized video gaming, but a new survey suggests that women are underrepresented on those esports teams and among esports scholarship recipients.
Conversations about college students with disabilities often focus on individual academic accommodations or biomedical conditions—and miss opportunities to celebrate and support their contributions to campus diversity.
An executive order aimed at curtailing training on racial and gender bias has caused confusion at colleges and universities, prompting several to pause programming, and sparking an outcry from higher education associations.
The Common Application is removing a question about applicants’ high school disciplinary history, saying it is “inconsistent and inequitable and disproportionately impacting low-income and students of color.”
While researching for his new book, Who Gets In and Why: A Year Inside College Admissions, journalist Jeffrey Selingo found that applicants from known “feeder” high schools tend to have a leg up—and could have an even bigger advantage this year as the pandemic upends typical admissions criteria.
Women in academia were contending with gender and racial inequities well before the COVID-19 pandemic, but the research disruptions, child care demands, and overall strain of recent months have taken an especially large toll.
Hundreds of students across the country have cut ties with their fraternities and sororities in the wake of the killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor.
As the nation grieves the killing of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless other Black Americans, leaders across higher education, including Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia, are reflecting on their institutions’ role in addressing racism and injustice.