This week U.S. News & World Report released its first rankings of online programs — both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The magazine ranked schools overall and in three areas: faculty credentials and training; student engagement and assessment; and student services and technology. You can read more about the methodology here. As usual, take Read more

“We seem to be looking at the beginning of the decline of the great American public universities. … It’s the first sign of a worrying trend,” he said. —  Phil Baty, editor of the prestigious Times Higher Education World University Rankings, on how America’s highest-ranked public institutions have been losing ground in the ratings. This year’s Read more