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The Urgent Plea of an Undocumented Trustee

February 20, 2018 - 4:56pm
“Dreamers” must stay in school, and lawmakers must provide a path forward, says Jorge Reyes Salinas, a student trustee for the California State University System.
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Teaching Newsletter FAQ

February 20, 2018 - 12:14pm
Everything you need to know about The Chronicle’s weekly newsletter on teaching and learning.
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Claims of Bullying and an Offensive Costume Follow Adams State President’s Departure

February 20, 2018 - 10:57am
The university’s Board of Trustees placed Beverlee J. McClure on leave last week. 
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Education Dept. Eyes Changes in Bankrupt Borrowers’ Ability to Discharge Loans

February 20, 2018 - 9:42am
The Trump administration may be signaling that it wants to take a closer look at streamlining the forgiveness process. That may find some unlikely allies on the Hill.
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As Kaplan Sale Faces Final Hurdle, Purdue President Criticizes Faculty Opponents

February 20, 2018 - 9:30am
"If that had been turned in on a term paper, you’d have given it an F," Mitch Daniels said of a letter opposing his university's deal to acquire the for-profit institution.
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You Can Help Make Sure Freshmen Show Up. Here's How.

February 18, 2018 - 4:30pm
Colleges are experimenting with a high-tech system that uses old-fashioned personal attention to curb enrollment’s “summer melt.”
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His Video on Black Men's Frustrations Went Viral. Now He’s Getting a Ph.D.

February 18, 2018 - 4:30pm
As an undergraduate, Sy Stokes shared his insights in spoken word. Now he sees "different avenues for disrupting the system."
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Help Make Sure Freshmen Show Up

February 18, 2018 - 4:30pm
Colleges are experimenting with a high-tech system that uses old-fashioned personal attention to curb enrollment’s "summer melt."
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What I'm Reading: ‘What’s College Good For?’

February 18, 2018 - 4:30pm
After an economics professor poses the question, an English professor is driven to respond.
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An Organizational Guide for the Harried Dean

February 18, 2018 - 4:30pm
An arts-and-sciences dean and his co-author look at various approaches deans can take to organize their colleges and ward off crises.
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Selected New Books on Higher Education

February 18, 2018 - 4:30pm
The latest topics include how changing demographics will affect college enrollment and how to teach writing to working-class students.
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Fight ‘Summer Melt’

February 18, 2018 - 4:30am
Each year, thousands of students intending to go to college fail to actually enroll. Georgia State University takes a high-tech but personalized approach to getting them to campus in the fall.
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Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (2/23/2018)

February 18, 2018 - 4:25am
C. Mauli Agrawal will lead the University of Missouri at Kansas City, and Sheryl Kubiak will be dean of social work at Wayne State University.
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Turning Point USA Is Accused of Abandoning Kent State Chapter Following Diaper Fiasco

February 16, 2018 - 5:03pm
The ex-president of the campus chapter says the conservative organization’s top leaders muzzled her and threw her group "under the bus" after its October event was lampooned on social media.
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How These Professors Assign Their Own Books With a Clean Conscience

February 16, 2018 - 3:59pm
Putting one’s own work on the syllabus can be logical. But the mild self-enrichment — or appearance of such — has some academics jumping through hoops to avoid it.
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After 2016 Election, Campus Hate Crimes Seemed to Jump. Here’s What the Data Tell Us.

February 16, 2018 - 3:59pm
Reports of ugly incidents were all over the news in the weeks after Donald J. Trump’s surprising victory. Recently released government statistics help paint a picture of what really happened on campuses.
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Running Out of Time in the Land of Opportunity

February 16, 2018 - 11:45am
She’s an undocumented student fearing the death of DACA. He’s a Haitian citizen with a deadline to leave the United States. They’ve fallen in love. What do they do now?  
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Inside Auburn’s Secret Effort to Advance an Athlete-Friendly Curriculum

February 16, 2018 - 11:00am
Documents show that academic leaders discussed tailoring programs for the specific benefit of athletes, and no one is seriously asking if that’s a problem.
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She Wrote a Farewell Letter to Colleagues. Then 80,000 People Read It.

February 15, 2018 - 6:17pm
Erin Bartram reflects on her overnight transformation from spurned scholar to prophet of the academic jobless. 
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A College Designed for Adults

February 15, 2018 - 3:22pm
At College Unbound, a new institution in Rhode Island, the curriculum and services reflect the life and work experiences of older students. “We’ve tried to become what they needed,” says Adam Bush, its provost.
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