College information website settles with states Attorneys general in 20 states announced a settlement over GIBill.com, a site that some say was misleading. (The Miami Herald via University Business) 1 Million People Show Support for Student Loan Forgiveness Act The act could mean major changes for college graduates with loan burdens. (U.S. News & World Report) Immigration Read more

Trying to save vocational education Many American adolescents don’t want to go to college. They reject as boring and aggravating the Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and other college-level courses offered to them in high school. Yet, they need reading, writing, math and time-management skills for good jobs or trade school slots when they graduate. How can they be Read more

“Her central nervous system does not function properly, and she needs electric spinal cord stimulators in her body to be able to move.” — Jordan Kushner, attorney for Amanda Tatro, in a legal brief filed in Tatro’s recent Facebook free-speech case against the University of Minnesota, as reported by the Pioneer Press. The Pioneer Press Read more

Why women leave academia and why universities should be worried A recent report reveals that only 12% of third year female PhD students want a career in academia. Curt Rice looks at the reasons why and warns that universities’ survival is at risk. (The Guardian) Public campuses mimic private university experience Faculty members from San Francisco State University and City College of Read more