Chronicle of Higher Education
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U. of Florida President Apologizes For ‘Inappropriately Aggressive’ Treatment of Graduating Students
At their commencement ceremony, several students were shoved and rushed off stage by a university employee.
While some academics complained on Twitter about students using the alleged death of a grandparent as an excuse during finals, others said itâs time to respect studentsâ ever-more-complex lives.
Revamping a curriculum or academic program is never easy. All too often traditions must be upended and entrenched practices challenged. To help college leaders make such big changes a success, The Chronicleâs editors have pulled together this collection of articles and essays from the Idea Lab, our section on solving problems in academe.
Colleges build for the ages, usually with heavy stone structures that sit in place for decades. A different kind of construction can save time and money.
Public-private partnerships can help colleges remake their campuses in years, rather than decades. The bigger the deal, the more complexities it brings.
Manufactured buildings gain appeal among colleges for their speed, convenience, and affordability.
More than 70 institutions now offer scholarships for eSports, and theyâre developing new facilities for their competitors and fans.
Administrators say itâs the "third rail" of facilities questions: With faculty members spending less of their time in their campus offices, can colleges afford to keep building them?
Public-private construction partnerships are now running into the nine figures as colleges begin using private capital to build more than dorms.
Higher education helped build Kevin Runnerâs fortune, he says, and now he plans to give back â by resurrecting the campus of a defunct Kentucky college as a training ground for a sustainable future.
"One of the challenges at this university is that itâs so historic â the ADA wasnât around in 1819," says Cory Paradis, who uses a wheelchair and majors in urban planning at the University of Virginia.
The Chronicle collected images from institutions across the country that use the landscape, loosely defined, to foster learning.
A professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill uses inclusive teaching, which seeks to equalize the opportunity for students from all backgrounds to participate and succeed in class.
Cory Paradis gave The Chronicle a campus tour to highlight changes that have helped him navigate the University of Virginia's campus.
Cory Paradis gaveÂ The ChronicleÂ a campus tour to highlight improvements that have helped him, pointing out accessibility steps that any university should consider.
These Nepali Students Saw Their Scholarships Fall Through. Then Came Hope, Doubt, and ‘Admissions Hunger Games.’
By Eric Hoover
A female professor complained to their association about a male professorâs unprofessional remark at a conference. Told to write an âunequivocal apology,â he refused.
She complains to their association about his sexist remark. Told to write an "unequivocalÂ apology," he refuses.
Ohio State Investigates Sexual-Misconduct Allegations Against Doctor Who Worked With at Least 8 Sports Teams
The accusations against Richard H. Strauss, who died in 2005, relate to his work with university athletes from the 1970s to the 90s.
The Rev. Peter M. Donohue, president of Villanova University, says its recent NCAA basketball championships have attracted star students as well. But, he says, it still struggles to increase its enrollment of students of color and from low-income families.