Chronicle of Higher Education
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Nearly 100 campus police agencies maintain surplus military gear through a federal program. Itâs a money-saver for colleges, but does the show of force discourage free speech on campus?
The for-profit university announced the decision days after the federal government said it was out of compliance with eligibility standards.
An archivist uncovers the forgotten story of the women who spoke out against a college president who was ousted a century ago as a serial sexual harasser.
Brett Talley, an alumnus whose nomination has generated controversy, has practiced in another realm as well: supernatural scholarship.
A newspaper reported that the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools was planning to look into conflicting statements by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A top official at the agency later told the university she was âsorry for any anxiety the article caused.â
The university will conduct a review of fraternity and sorority life on its campus before determining what the chapters must do to be reinstated.
An essay in The New York Times argued that professors should âscrutinize the big tech firms rather than stand by, waiting to be hired.â Some faculty members fired back.
A top Education Department official said on Tuesday that the agency would begin processing the backlog of 95,000 claims âvery soon.â
They are propelling a reckoning with slaveryâs legacy on campuses, in cities, at companies. What Hilary Beckles is doing represents the next step. Itâs the marshaling of scholarship for a political aim: payback.
Historians are asking new questions as America confronts its past. Download this booklet to read about their work, the conversations theyâve started, and whatâs next in the movement for reparations.
The #WeKnowWhatYouDid movement has drawn attention and criticism for publicly naming students and others, and accusing them of rape.
Revelations about the film producerâs apparent pattern of sexual misconduct are just a month old, but the reverberations have been deeply felt. Here is how they have touched academe.
Florida State Universityâs president, who banned Greek activities after a studentâs death, says parents told him heâd âruinedâ their childrenâs cultural lives.
The American Historical Association has taken pains to ensure it is not confused with a-ha, a Norwegian rock band.
A new report shows a drop in new enrollments from abroad, ending an era of unprecedented growth.
Pitzer built a fossil-fuels-free index fund and "analyzed it seven ways till Sunday," says the chair of the investment committee. He thinks it may interest other colleges.
Morningside College eased the pain by bringing faculty members aboard to evaluate and rank programs ahead of $2.7 million in spending reductions.
Itâs a dreaded but familiar exercise at colleges when budgets are tight and enrollment pools shrinking. There are ways, though, to minimize the distress for both faculty members and students.
To begin with, involve faculty members in the decisions from the start. Top-down mandates are likely to be met with suspicion.
Tisa Mason will become president of Fort Hays State University, and Brown Bannister was named interim director of the School of Music at Lipscomb University.