Here’s a rough summary of the main points discussed in this week’s Midmorning program on whether colleges should pay their athletes beyond just giving them scholarships. The host is MPR’s Kerri Miller. She’s joined by Taylor Branch, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “America in the King Years,” contributor to The Atlantic and author of the e-book Read more

Pay for Only 4 Years of College. Guaranteed. At Randolph-Macon College this year, a new student, along with a parent and the college president, could sign a special agreement that is emerging at some colleges and universities: As long as the student keeps up with academic work and meets regularly with advisers, the college guarantees that earning a Read more