USC has received $110 million - the single largest gift in the university’s history for undergraduate scholarships and one of only seven gifts to USC of $100 million or more - from USC supporters and devoted philanthropists Julie and John Mork.
WashU's struggles to recruit more qualified students from poor families mirror those of other elite public and private universities, even as a growing chorus of higher education experts suggests that when it comes to affirmative action on campus, class — not race — is the more entrenched dividing line between the haves and the...
The notion that a college degree is essentially worthless has become one of the year’s most fashionable ideas, with two prominent venture capitalists (Cornell ’89 and Stanford ’89, by the way) leading the charge.
Following the collapse of housing prices, people have voiced concerns over a looming collapse of higher education tuition. Initial apprehensions were expressed at least as early as 2009 in places like The Economist and