Universities and colleges
Sep 17, 2013 — In Ebony & Ivy, an MIT historian details how the nation's colleges helped justify and benefited from the slave trade.
May 8, 2013 — Jeffrey Selingo, an editor with The Chronicle of Higher Education, argues that American colleges have lost their way. In College (Un)bound, he describes the challenges facing American higher education and takes a close look at what college students are getting in return for their tuition.
Mar 16, 2006 — For thousands of nervous parents, a popular college guide listing little-known, but highly-regarded, campuses has attracted a cult following. The Evergreen State College outside Olympia, Wash., is one of the schools listed in Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools You Should Know About Even If You're Not a Straight-A Student.
Apr 6, 2005 — In her new book, University, Inc.: The Corporate Corruption of Higher Education, author Jennifer Washburn alleges that universities have begun undermining the public trust. NPR's Farai Chideya talks with Washburn about the world of state-supported universities, their mission to serve the public and corporate donations to fund research.