Chronicle of Higher Education
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Students, faculty, and administrators hope to bring about sweeping cultural change at the Berklee College of Music, where 11 professors have been fired for sexual misconduct over the past 13 years.
Thomas Brunellâs work challenges a widely held conviction in his field, that political competition is healthy for democracy. Fellow scholars say his study is useful to consider, even if few agree with him.
Legislation to reauthorize the Higher Education Act would stiffen eligibility requirements for colleges, including historically black colleges, Hispanic-serving institutions, and other minority-serving institutions, to receive funds under Title III and Title V of the law.
Californiaâs attorney general sued Ashford University on Wednesday, saying it had misled prospective students, among other illegal practices.
Lucian Wintrich was at the university to deliver a speech titled âItâs OK to Be White.â He grabbed a woman after she appeared to take a piece of paper from the lectern where he was speaking.
The new app, which the Education Department says will be rolled out in the spring, would allow students to apply for federal financial aid and check their credit score, among other features.
The new app, which the Education Department says will be rolled out in the spring, would allow students to apply for federal financial aid, as well as check their credit score, among other features.
The House education committee is expected to release a bill this week that would reauthorize the federal law governing higher education, and it reportedly includes several significant changes.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced on Tuesday that the department would roll out a new mobile app to make it easier for students to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
A recent fiasco involving a Harvard interviewer prompted a wave of contradictory responses. College officials and alumni found the practice meaningful, or a charade; important, or a major risk; something to continue, or to end at once.
Colleges must adapt to a new normal of hate groupsâ targeting their campuses, university officials say.
The students plan to protest the Republican tax proposal, which, as passed by the House of Representatives, would tax their tuition waivers. Higher-education leaders have said such a measure, if enacted, could be catastrophic.
Project Veritas recently used an undercover employee to try and expose bias at The Washington Post, which sniffed out the effort. The organization's founder will speak on "stopping bias in American media."
Anthony Scaramucci, who was briefly the White House communications director, threatened to sue a student newspaper writer on Monday. On Tuesday morning he resigned from an advisoryÂ board at Tufts University.
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The university scrapped plans to hire Greg Schiano as its next head football coach, marking a rare capitulation to fans who seized on a disputed claim that he had failed to report Jerry Sanduskyâs abuses at Penn State.
The positions had been revoked to penalize graduate students who demonstrated against labor conditions.
The distraction of technology is a major driver of such bans. But some academics say that technology can be a force for good, or at least that professors have no right to tell students what they can and canât use in class. An essay in The New York Times prompts renewed discussion.
Two opinion articles in the student newspaper bothered the former White House communications director so much that he threatened legal action.
Valerie Ashby suffered from impostor syndrome until she identified the phenomenon and spent a year practicing 10 steps to overcome it.