Chronicle of Higher Education
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Stop with the playground spats about state appropriations, said the opening speaker at the annual Higher Education Government Relations Conference. Focus on how your institutions are performing.
Thirty-one lawmakers, led by Rep. Pete Sessions of Texas, are sending a letter on Thursday to leaders of the House and the Senate urging them to prevent the provision from making it into final tax legislation.
Efforts to spark conversations about pedagogy can be large-scale or ad hoc, but they all require a level of trust.
People who say theyâve been harassed also speak of ripple effects and lasting consequences â personally, professionally, and for their disciplines.
Old Dominion University canât ignore the issue of sea-level rise, which is right on âour back door,â says its president.
Campuses are littered with buildings and monuments named for alumni, past presidents, and former professors. Problems arise when their fame is overtaken by changing mores. Here's how some colleges are trying bridge that divide.
Higher ed still doesnât provide enough opportunity to needy students. Hereâs a look at some causes of that phenomenon, and what colleges might do better. Â
Paul Tudor Jones II, who has given nearly $50 million to the university and serves on the board of a center there, told the embattled film producer that talk of his serial sexual harassment would be soon âforgotten,â The New York Times reports.
As the climate changes and seas swell, hereâs how four universities â urban and rural, from Virginia to California â struggle to become more resilient in the face of an unprecedented crisis.
A study finds that protests against racial microaggressions are likelier at elite colleges, and asks why.
Jon Oberg was an Education Department researcher nearing retirement when he discovered that student lenders were improperly pocketing millions of dollars. Thus began his unexpected final act.
A growing number of institutions are making deals that help connect banks with students. The banks â and the colleges â make money. But do students come out ahead?
The credit-rating agency cited muted growth in tuition revenue and âuncertainty at the federal level over potential policy changes.â
âIâve put a lot of work into this, and to have to throw that all away because some Republicans donât like universities is really upsetting,â one student said.
An analysis of 30 incidents looks for the key risk factors.
Auditors Reviewed How UVa’s Police Prepared for White Supremacists. They Didn’t Like What They Found.
The âseeming paralysis of policeâ at a Friday-night march in August on the campus âundoubtedly encouragedâ violence at a rally that turned deadly the following day, a report concludes.
Lindsay Shepherd, a graduate student at Wilfrid Laurier University, was scolded by two professors and a university official for playing a clip in which the use of gender-neutral pronouns was debated.
The flagship university had told 30 instructors their contracts wouldnât be renewed, but within hours it told them to ignore that message.
As the Senateâs tax-reform bill barreled toward a vote, an obscure amendment that would have benefited just one college entered the picture. This is its story.
They affected federal policy, campus culture, and the national conversation about education in 2017, and are likely to remain influential in the year ahead.