Dave Frohnmayer needed money to save his school. Alum and Nike chief executive Phil Knight was happy to help — as long as the university could be managed in a way that would maximize the company's brand and profits. But when Frohnmayer made a key misstep, Knight exacted a brutal punishment.
They're taught to solve conflict with guns — but their firearm training begins and ends at the police academy.
In one 2013 email headlined "My Hero," former Kennedy School Dean Ellwood thanked the dean of admissions for his help admitting a set of students with very particular qualifications. "[Redacted] and [redacted] are all big wins. [Redacted] has already committed to a building."
Time to let go of the fantasy of the liberal university.
The co-author of an enraging new report called the student loan system "a failed social experiment."
Between their massive tents and their ease of use, Reddit and YouTube tore away the guardrail that had always stood between serial hobbyists and oblivion.
The kids who hated the new program hated it, to the point of having breakdowns, while their parents became convinced Silicon Valley was trying to take over their classrooms.
An acclaimed American charity said it was saving some of the world's most vulnerable girls from sexual exploitation. But from the very beginning, girls were being raped.
The amount of student debt you're saddled with has a lot to do with which state you studied in for college.
Why three academics wrote twenty whole fake papers and think other people got played.
The disparity between education levels seems especially drastic in Asia.
With a lawsuit against Harvard, Asian-American activists have formed an alliance with a white conservative to change higher education.
An inquiry into the actions of a prominent professor reveals why it's so hard to report inappropriate behavior at the top law school in the country.
We aren't judging any of these folks, because we're not confident we would ace this test, either.
The hoaxers say that gender, race theory and sexuality studies are corrupting academia. Critics say the experiment was itself a biased sham.
Girls read more than boys in just about every developed country, and it's a big reason they have better educational outcomes.
Seven Holton-Arms alums recently shared their experiences of sexual assault with me. They all felt compelled to come forward now to support their fellow alum Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, and to change the culture of silence and misogyny they've experienced.
Priceonomics looked at the top 51 undergraduate institutions according to US News and World Reports' 2006 ranking and found that 49 of them are harder to get into today. And not just a little bit harder to get into.
It's hard to see how these exclusive groups further the educational mission of universities, lowering the GPAs and increasing the binge-drinking of their members. Are frats solving problems for colleges or simply creating them?
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