Professors are re-examining their approach to deadlines and rigid late-work policies to meet the needs of students who are facing complex mental health, financial, and personal challenges.
A new report shows the lasting consequences of college closures, finding that most students whose institutions shut down had a difficult time re-enrolling at other institutions and earning their credentials.
To date, no historically Black college or university has attained R1 status, the highest possible classification for research universities. After earning record levels of research funding, some HBCUs are poised to change that.
Across the country, first-year students are feeling unprepared for college coursework and struggling to overcome mental health concerns. Colleges and universities are redoubling their efforts to meet students’ needs.
Student advocates and legal scholars are campaigning for the University of California system to hire undocumented students, as the number of immigrant students without DACA protections continues to rise.
An influential group of university leaders, scholars, and advocates says U.S. research universities must prioritize equity to meet the needs of all students, prepare them for productive careers, and build a stronger society.
Campus autism programs are offering individualized and group support to meet the academic, emotional, and social needs of U.S. college students on the spectrum.
Recognizing that some students struggle to obtain professional attire, college campuses are setting up “career closets” where students preparing for internships, job interviews, and other career-building activities can access outfits free of charge.
Black enrollment at community colleges has plummeted in the last decade. A think tank dedicated to advancing Black communities highlights opportunities for these institutions to improve student engagement and success.
Want to welcome more underrepresented students into science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields? Rethink the policies and assumptions that hamper their success, researchers say.
More than one in three college students say they are “quiet quitting,” or disengaging from academic work to achieve a better school/life balance. Experts say the trend could reflect pandemic-era disruptions and a need for more mental health support.
The student lists that some colleges purchase for recruitment can be a double-edged sword, both perpetuating the exclusion of underrepresented students and enabling vital outreach to those who might not enroll otherwise.