Chronicle of Higher Education
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The philanthropist cited climate change, authoritarianism, and displaced people as among the growing problems the project aims to address.
Powerful forces were at work: the rising cost of college, the explosion and spread of student debt to the middle class. But donât discount the role of grass-roots activists.
One professorâs policy has provided a window into why students cheat. Others are adopting it, too.
These professors wanted to get students more engaged in class. So they asked them to help decide what they were going to learn.
Free College, Student-Debt Forgiveness, and Pell Grant Expansion Dominate Higher-Ed Issues for Top Democratic Candidates
The ChronicleÂ broke down the legislative agendas of the Democratic presidential candidates featured in the last debate to see where they stood on the most popular higher-ed policy issues.
The next president of Rutgers comes from Northwestern University, where he has been provost since 2017.
Martin Philbert, who was appointed in 2017, has been placed on administrative leave as the university investigates allegations against him.
The widespread prediction came true earlier than expected, although the significance of that is a mixed bag. And where the trends are going from here is equally fuzzy.
A $43-million loss last year was due in part to marketing costs. And the institution expects to turn a profit this year.
After Jeff McClurken became an administrator at the University of Mary Washington, the professor of history and American studies wanted to continue teaching.
After Jeff McKlurken became an administrator at the University of Mary Washington, the professor of history and American studies wanted to continue teaching. "Teaching and learning is why we are here," he says. "And so the fact that an administrator is teaching gives me credibility with students."
Jocelyn Robinson wants to preserve the invaluable audio left behind at historically black colleges and universities. First, though, she has to find it.
Student-success positions are on the rise as colleges realize they need to improve completion to stay competitive.
Charges of partisan influence have tainted several presidential searches in recent years. In South Carolina, an elected official may have gone too far.
Itâs not that colleges are catering to students, one expert says. Itâs that studentsâ fixation on grades makes them too risk averse.
The case highlights the conflicts for colleges that employ researchers who study â and engage in advocacy against â powerful corporations.
The Gardner Institute sees fixing foundational courses as a social-justice issue. The reason: A disproportionate share of students who struggle in those classes come from disadvantaged groups.
College Unbound removes barriers and empowers students to drive the curriculum. But can it succeed on a larger scale? Â
A lawsuit against UConn pits tolerance against freedom of speech. Some say the university overstepped its authority.
The ruling applies to only one department at Berkeley, but the whole University of California system is likely to take note, an expert says.