College Colleges & Universities


  • WASHINGTON, Feb 5- President Barack Obama will propose a $2.5 billion tax credit over five years for businesses that invest in programs at local community colleges and hire their graduates, administration officials said on Friday. "Employers can define those skills and help colleges develop the curriculum that teaches them," said James Kvall, White House...

  • American colleges sorting through a record number of applications from China are increasingly turning to video interviewing services to assess students' language skills, get a feel for their personality— and weed out fraudsters. The recorded interviews, recommended by dozens of schools, have emerged as a way to address cheating concerns highlighted by a...

  • US government sues univerisity Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 1:28 PM ET
    US government sues univerisity

    DeVry University is getting sued by the Federal Trade Commission for alleged deceptive advertising. CNBC contributor Herb Greenberg, provides perspective on for-profit colleges.

  • Rice U on the hunt for next Mark Zuckerberg Tuesday, 12 Jan 2016 | 1:57 PM ET
    Rice U on the hunt for next Mark Zuckerberg

    Rice University President David Leebron, discusses the university's decision to finance student-led start-ups.

  • Chegg transitions to digital Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 | 11:13 AM ET
    Chegg transitions to digital

    Insight to innovation in the education space, and Chegg's strategy for students, with Dan Rosensweig, Chegg President and CEO.

  • For these 9 companies, school's always in session Friday, 25 Dec 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Insomnia Cookes brownie ala mode.

    In different ways, these nine companies have catered to college students, acknowledging how the demo helps boost their business.

  • Higher One fined over 'deceptive' student loan practices Wednesday, 23 Dec 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Dec 23- The Federal Reserve on Wednesday ordered U.S. financial firm Higher One Holdings Inc to pay fines and restitution to borrowers over allegedly "deceptive" marketing practices in the disbursement of student loans. Higher One of New Haven, Connecticut, must pay about $24 million in restitution to approximately 570,000 students as well as a...

  • Is college really worth the price of admission? Wednesday, 23 Dec 2015 | 6:39 AM ET
    Is college really worth the price of admission?

    Peter Cappelli, U. of Pennsylvania Wharton professor, provides insight to the major amount of debt amassed by student getting a college education and whether it will pay off.

  • Reinventing MBA a game changer: Jack Welch Wednesday, 16 Dec 2015 | 8:16 AM ET
    Reinventing MBA a game changer: Jack Welch

    Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute executive chairman, discusses the disconnection between most business schools and best business practices.

  • Oscar Pistorius eyes London business degree Tuesday, 8 Dec 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Oscar Pistorius eyes London business degree

    The Paralympic athlete is eyeing a London business degree, as he battles a murder conviction after killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

  • 'Most college education in the US is pretty useless' Thursday, 19 Nov 2015 | 8:13 PM ET
    'Most college education in the US is pretty useless'

    For U.S. employment, it is not about having a college education, but about the type of degree and skill sets, notes Viktor Shvets, head of Asian strategy at Macquarie Securities Group.

  • LONDON, Nov 18- Pearson boss John Fallon faces a daunting task to arrest the decline of the world's biggest education publisher as it battles growing political and economic strife. Fallon has endured a rough ride since he took over in 2013, with a string of profit warnings marking his tenure, in an abrupt end to the steady growth enjoyed by his predecessor...

  • BUCHEON, South Korea, Nov 12- Living in a country obsessed with academic success, Jang Dong- hae did what every South Korean parent dreads when he dropped out of university a year into a finance degree, doubting whether it would get him a job with a top firm. "",Jang said at the campus in Bucheon, on the outskirts of Seoul. Their priorities will have been influenced by South...

  • University of Virginia Frat sues Rolling Stones for $25M

    Phi Kappa Psi sues for defamation related to 2014 claiming sexual assault

  • University of Missouri under scrutiny Tuesday, 10 Nov 2015 | 7:10 AM ET
    University of Missouri under scrutiny

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on big changes ahead for the University of Missouri after students charge the school lacks racial sensitivity and the president resigns.

  • University of Missouri president resigns Monday, 9 Nov 2015 | 11:22 AM ET
    University of Missouri president resigns

    Missouri University President Tim Wolfe announced his resignation after his comments sparked protests, CNBC's Sue Herera reports.

  • Cheating scandal at Kellogg graduate school Friday, 6 Nov 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Cheating scandal at Kellogg graduate school

    A group of graduate students at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management are being accused of cheating on an accounting final by fellow students.

  • Cheating scandal erupts at graduate school Thursday, 5 Nov 2015 | 12:50 PM ET
    Jacobs Center at Kellogg School of Management

    Students in the Kellogg School of Management's MS program were reportedly cheating on final exams, reports Poets & Quants.

  • Tepper Quadrangle preps MBA students for 21st Century

    Robert Dammon, Dean of the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon, discusses David Tepper's investment in Carnegie Mellon's MBA program, and how technology is changing business.

  • Lessons from Pittsburgh: James Rohr Friday, 30 Oct 2015 | 8:46 AM ET
    Lessons from Pittsburgh: James Rohr

    CNBC's Kelly Evans talks with Carnegie Mellon Chairman James Rohr about rebuilding the city of Pittsburgh. It's really a spectacular place, says Rohr. Also a look at innovation at Carnegie Mellon University.