Amarillo College, known for its comprehensive approach to meeting students’ basic needs, says a simple questionnaire has provided crucial visibility and helped increase its graduation and transfer rate.
The 74 recently reimagined how a March Madness bracket of NCAA Tournament contenders would play out if it reflected how well each institution increased students’ economic opportunity.
Hundreds of students at high-poverty high schools are taking credit-bearing courses at top colleges through a new initiative designed to help teens see their potential to thrive at those institutions.
For new students entering college, finding their way and achieving a sense of belonging can be an arduous process. A new book questions who should shoulder that responsibility.
A number of state lawmakers are introducing legislation that would require high school seniors to complete financial aid applications as a necessary step to graduate.
The pandemic has exacerbated financial challenges for college students across the nation. Edquity, the emergency aid platform, has been helping institutions deliver emergency aid to students efficiently and without judgment.
At a time when less than 30 percent of adults living in rural America have a postsecondary degree, The Ayers Foundation has developed a model for encouraging rural students to continue their education after high school.
Amid racial unrest and a global health pandemic, higher education leaders are highlighting opportunities to undo structural racism in academia and increase support for Black students.
College students who can’t afford course materials and rely on library copies are struggling this fall as campus closures cut off library access and quarantines of print materials take resources out of circulation.
Recent research has shown that a growing number of students are struggling with mental health problems amid the coronavirus pandemic—and colleges are looking for new ways to support them.
Regardless of how individual colleges and universities approach this fall, all will need to take care to remain adaptable and accessible, according to a new ebook from two experts at Georgetown University’s Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship.
The shift to online instruction has magnified gaps in internet access, prompting calls for colleges and communities to ensure that all students have what they need to continue their coursework.