Chronicle of Higher Education
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Amid heightened scrutiny of Americaâs research relationship with China, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy will bring together different agencies to devise guidelines and best practices.
Records obtained by The Chronicle show that Beth Cabrera was paid by George Mason University for contract work while her husband, Ãngel Cabrera, served as its chief. The case sheds light on a gray area of college leadership.
As boards grow more activist, some colleges hope to help new members better understand higher ed by jettisoning traditional orientations.
Emi Nakamura, who comes from a family of economists, won this yearâs John Bates Clark Medal for the best American in her field under age 40. The Chronicle talked with her about gender imbalance in the discipline despite positive changes over time.Â
A lawsuit accuses Wesleyan University of âaiding and abettingâ defamatory claims that a faculty member was a sexual predator.
Felicity Huffman Was Sentenced to 14 Days for the 'Varsity Blues' Scandal. Here's What People Are Saying.
Two weeks is too meager, an example of white privilege, and another nail in the coffin of meritocracy, according to the Twitterati.
‘Constant Firefighting’: Greek-Life Staffs Are Underpaid and Overworked. Here’s What Some Colleges Are Doing About It.
Despite serving high-risk populations, the offices that oversee fraternities and sororities have long been a low priority on many campuses.
As another downturn looms, several factors have led to two years of declines in new international enrollments, with few experts expecting a turnaround.
Like other colleges, the University of Arizona has pledged to offer four years of free tuition to all Pell Grant-eligible, in-state freshmen. Itâs part of a course correction after the Great Recession.
Dependent-care allowances and federal-aid programs could help more student-parents afford child care. Why arenât colleges talking about it?
With Californiaâs Fair Pay to Play Act now sitting on Gov. Gavin Newsomâs desk, the logistical reality of enacting the law looms. Several experts envision what legal and economic scenarios await both the NCAA and the colleges affected.
When Hampshire College failed to meet its enrollment needs this past spring, it made the drastic decision to slash its freshman class. Now, its students â and its new president â hope the unconventional institution can rise from the ashes.
He wore many hats, including reporter, editor, and publisher, before he retired, in 1990.
The California State University system built detailed dashboards that let instructors see how different groups of students fared in class. Then it had to get those instructors to look.
Signe Swenson, a development associate at the lab, raised concerns with her supervisors that she says were ignored.
The âfood computer,â a high-profile lab project, has been hailed as a revolutionary device that could help feed the world. Former employees say the project is more salesmanship than science, and a symptom of the Media Labâs âdeploy or dieâ ethos. Â
Wilma Mishoe plans to retire in December after leading Delaware State for over a year, first as interim president and then as president.
The Department of Homeland Security plans to collect social-media handles of travelers, including students, to the United States. Plus more news of global higher ed.
Like many small American towns, Waterville, Me., has lost its biggest factories. Colby College, led by President David A. Greene, is trying to turn things around, investing big bucks and leading an initiative to save the milltown. Â Â Â
Beloit College is making a big bet on a former power-generating station that will soon be its campus center and rec building.