Chronicle of Higher Education
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Carmen T. Ambar, president of Oberlin College, talks about the importance of explaining to parents that college is worth the price.
The tag line is part of a campaign that the university says expands the definition of âcowboy.âÂ Some professors have responded that the slogan is inherently exclusionary.
If ever there were a metaphor for the impact of technology and demographic shifts on college spaces, it can be found at Fayetteville State University. Read why in our revamped Re:Learning newsletter.
Buoyed by a $20-million gift, the College Advising Corps is doubling down to help more minority, low-income, and first-generation students get into college. Without them, says its founder and chief executive, Nicole Hurd, âwe wonât have the democracy we want.â
The Colorado State University professor managed to get a $5,000 raise, until the university suspected his competing job offer was fake.Â
A group of Georgetown University alumni has circulated a petition calling for the resignation of Kirstjen Nielsen, secretary of Homeland Security.
George Mason’s Foundation Does Not Need to Release Records of Koch Foundation Agreements, Judge Finds
Activists, buoyed by the university presidentâs recent admission that some old agreements had not met academic standards, sought access to a wider swath of unreleased documents.
William Strampel, a professor and former dean who has faced his own controversy since a scandal exploded around the former sports doctor, has retired. The university had been trying to revoke his tenure and to fire him since February.
Olin College of Engineering has built its brand on being different. So its leaders wanted to make sure applicants understood what it would be like to work there.
The case was watched as a national marker of the limits of academic freedom.Â
Renewed criticism of a 2016 inquiry at Baylor University has raised questions about the law firms colleges call in for help. Some critics say the lawyers have incentives to serve the college, not expose its failings.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court is expected to rule on Friday in McAdams v. Marquette University â a case that is either about academic freedom or basic professionalism, depending on whom you ask.
Transitions: Los Angeles City College Makes Interim President Permanent, 4 Universities Name New Provosts
Mary Gallagher will leadÂ Los Angeles City College. Western Kentucky University chose a liberal arts dean as provost.
A Twitter user provided the prompt: âWhatâs something that seems obvious within your profession, but the general public seems to misunderstand?â And professors responded.
For "In the Hot Seat," our new series, Indiana University's chief executive, Michael A. McRobbie, has five answers.
News events and new discoveries can push professors to rethink their syllabi. Â Â
More than half of the nationâs public research institutions now charge different tuition levels based on studentsâ majors. The practice raises revenue, but critics say it does so at the expense of lower-income students.
The Trump Administration Just Rescinded Obama-Era Guidance on Race-Conscious Admissions Policies. So What?
Rolling back existing guidelines doesnât change the law of the land. But it might convey a message to colleges: âBe very careful.â
The university says its work is meant to help prevent a weapon of mass destruction from coming into the United States. Critics say that no institution should have any contract with the agency.
"27 is the new 18." So said panelists at a conference session I helped facilitate last week about adult learners. Here's what I took away from the discussion.