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Sixty percent of community college presidents say their enrollments have dropped in the past three years and more than one in five presidents say enrollment is down by 10 percent of more. That’s according to a new survey conducted by Gallup and Inside Higher Ed and based on responses from more than 230 leaders of two-year colleges.

On WGBH’s Greater Boston Monday, historian David McCullough discussed his new collection of speeches The American Spirit: Who We Are And What We Stand ForMcCullough also explained why he and a group of historians are continuing to oppose President Donald Trump.

The U.S. Department of Justice has charged four Chinese nationals in connection with a college admissions scam. Two of the students were admitted to schools in Massachusetts.

It's not too late if you're a high school senior looking for a college. Hundreds of colleges, including several here in New England, still have open seats for the fall term.

It's a dizzying time for high school seniors making their college decisions, but the next step — calculating how much it’s all going to cost — can be even more mind-boggling.

Now, a handful of selective schools are trying to make the true price of college a little more transparent with a new online tool.

Boston University is among a list of private colleges being called upon to enroll more low-income students. A new  released Tuesday finds that BU, at 15 percent, has one of the lowest percentages of Pell Grant eligible students among the schools that were surveyed.

Monday marks the decision deadline for many high school seniors deciding where to go to college. Perhaps more than anything else, a student's family educational background affects their college attendance and whether that student graduates on time — or at all. A charter high school in Boston has found a way to send more low-income, minority students to college.


Greater Boston host Jim Braude weighs in after controversial political commentator Ann Coulter was forced to cancel a planned speech on immigration at the University of California Berkeley for fear of violence. 

 

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is calling out U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for repealing federal student loan regulations. Healey and 20 other attorneys general have sent  to DeVos, opposing her decision to rollback protections for student borrowers.

The issue of free speech reared its ugly head again this week when UC Berkeley cancelled a speech by professional provocateur Ann Coulter. The school said it was a matter of public safety, but Coulter and the group who invited her say it’s an attempt at censorship.

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