Lake Superior College Hovering for information Community colleges — long the choice of commuter students, part-timers and cash-strapped teens living with their parents — usually haven’t needed to roll out the welcome mat for Mom & Dad. But that’s changing. In an unusual move, several two-year institutions in Minnesota have started parent orientations in the past few Read more

A little hospitality: American colleges are trying harder to integrate foreign students into campus life. So that’s what a free market is: MSU Mankato no longer requires students in the College of Business to buy a specially configured Dell laptop. For-profits rocketing: The Education Department reports that for-profit colleges increased enrollment 20 percent between the 2007-8 and 2008-9 academic years — Read more