Chronicle of Higher Education
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A defamation case against a student and professor at McGill University raises worries that rape victims are being silenced.
Transitions: First Laywoman to Lead Loyola U. New Orleans, President of Roger Williams U. Dies at 75
Tania Tetlow will become president of Loyola University New Orleans. Roger Williams University's leader dies one year before planned retirement.
Competing letters of support and opposition to Brett Kavanaugh, an alumnus, have circulated among the school's faculty members, students, and alumni.
When students are candid and specific, their comments can help determine who should be teaching gateway courses, one administrator found.
A former professor at Colorado State University made headlines recently after he was criminally charged for falsifying an offer letter, in order to get a $5,000 raise. But faculty members do rely on deceit to negotiate promotions, often at the expense of other institutionsâ search committees.
Elite colleges often have extensive career-services offices that help students land door-opening summer fellowships. At a historically black college, an honors-program director is on a mission to help even that playing field.
Michael A. McRobbie, the universityâs president, talks about how antipathy toward such students is bad for higher education and the nation.
At a small West Virginia college, confusion surrounds a tenured professorâs strange dismissal. And paranoid faculty members are worried that new policies effectively gut tenure.
Carmen T. Ambar, president of Oberlin College, talks about the importance of explaining to parents that college is worth the price.
The tag line is part of a campaign that the university says expands the definition of âcowboy.âÂ Some professors have responded that the slogan is inherently exclusionary.
If ever there were a metaphor for the impact of technology and demographic shifts on college spaces, it can be found at Fayetteville State University. Read why in our revamped Re:Learning newsletter.
Buoyed by a $20-million gift, the College Advising Corps is doubling down to help more minority, low-income, and first-generation students get into college. Without them, says its founder and chief executive, Nicole Hurd, âwe wonât have the democracy we want.â
The Colorado State University professor managed to get a $5,000 raise, until the university suspected his competing job offer was fake.Â
A group of Georgetown University alumni has circulated a petition calling for the resignation of Kirstjen Nielsen, secretary of Homeland Security.
George Mason’s Foundation Does Not Need to Release Records of Koch Foundation Agreements, Judge Finds
Activists, buoyed by the university presidentâs recent admission that some old agreements had not met academic standards, sought access to a wider swath of unreleased documents.
William Strampel, a professor and former dean who has faced his own controversy since a scandal exploded around the former sports doctor, has retired. The university had been trying to revoke his tenure and to fire him since February.
Olin College of Engineering has built its brand on being different. So its leaders wanted to make sure applicants understood what it would be like to work there.
The case was watched as a national marker of the limits of academic freedom.Â
Renewed criticism of a 2016 inquiry at Baylor University has raised questions about the law firms colleges call in for help. Some critics say the lawyers have incentives to serve the college, not expose its failings.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court is expected to rule on Friday in McAdams v. Marquette University â a case that is either about academic freedom or basic professionalism, depending on whom you ask.