Chronicle of Higher Education
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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The positions had been revoked to penalize graduate students who demonstrated against labor conditions.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.
These experiences are short. Making the most of them requires careful planning.
What winter break? For players, itâs often taken up by training. So at Davidson College, career advisers plan accordingly.
Home? Meh. Todayâs students can choose from an array of travel, service learning, career sampling, and outdoor adventures.
Roger A. Ramsammy will become president of Hudson Valley Community College, and Remylin Bruder was named provost at Rochester College.
A collection of some three dozen explorations of the problems colleges face, and how they are solving them. The articles include news, analysis, data, advice, and opinion.
John Casey, who won a National Book Award in 1989, is said to have favored male students, made sexual comments to female students, and subjected them to unwanted touching.
The concept appears, explicitly or implicitly, in many faculty manuals. But itâs often vague and unevenly applied, and it can stifle dissent.
The birds have been admitted to Virginia Techâs farm, where their predecessors are minor celebrities.