Ivory Tower

"Ivory Tower" and the crippling cost of college

Jun 13, 2014
A new documentary film examines the cost of higher education in America.
Posted In: higher education, universities, college, student loan debt

What do students actually learn in college?

Apr 22, 2014
Sarah Lawrence College rolls out its own way of measuring value.
Posted In: college, universities, college rankings

How an HBCU with 35 students keeps its doors open

Mar 13, 2014
There are 105 historically black colleges and universities in the U.S. One of the smallest -- Morris Brown College -- struggles to stay afloat.
Posted In: HBCUs, universities, race

Which schools will win the college tuition battle?

Feb 19, 2014
Some schools set tuition high, while others try a lower approach.
Posted In: college tuition, Tuition, universities, applying to college, student life, students

College philanthropy hits new high

Feb 12, 2014
Donations to higher ed reached $33.8 billion in 2013.
Posted In: philanthropy, colleges, universities

Korean scholars rank as the most valuable

Aug 12, 2013
A new study says that academics from South Korea are the most commercially valuable in the world.
Posted In: academics, universities, higher ed

Why has college gotten so expensive?

Aug 10, 2012
More college students are living large with gourmet cafeterias and state-of-the-art gyms -- but that's not what's driving up college costs.
Posted In: higher education, college, universities, Tuition, financial aid

Ben Bernanke to give lectures on Federal Reserve

Jan 26, 2012
The chairman of the Federal Reserve will be leading an undergraduate course on the Fed and its role in the economy. How are students reacting?
Posted In: Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve, universities, Education

Soaring student loan debt has bankers nervous

Jan 12, 2012
As the cost of an education rises and students borrow to cover the costs, lenders worry about recouping funds.
Posted In: college tuition, universities, debt, student loan debt

California schools get hit again

Dec 14, 2011
The state will take another $200 million from public universities in the state. What's left to cut?
Posted In: college tuition, universities, Education