Chronicle of Higher Education
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In our new series, âIn the Hot Seat,â college and university administrators are asked a series of surprise questions. Our first guest is Carmen T. Ambar, president of Oberlin College.
Speaking from his own experience, Mike Krause, executive director of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, says colleges should âhelp them just enough.â They appreciate peer mentorship, but âveterans donât need coddling.â
Harvard Asks Court to Keep Information on Individual Applicants and ‘Granular’ Admissions Details Under Seal
In a closely watched lawsuit in which Asian-American applicants have accused the university of discriminating against them, Harvard cited studentsâ privacy and its own âcommercial interests.â
Scholars Sound Alarms on Trump’s Border Crackdown. But Academic Nuance Doesn’t Always Break Through.
Through social media and other outlets, experts are marshaling research to engage with the public like seldom before.
After a disastrous 10 days in which calls mounted for John Engler to resign as interim president, the meeting turned into a spectacle of painful survivor testimony and the pleading of a board at witâs end.
Salmon, Awkward Tweets, and ‘Hell No’ I Wouldn’t Fire Him: A Reporter’s Notes From Outside Michigan State’s Trustee Dinner
After eight days of pressure to resign, John Engler apologized for disparaging an abuse survivor. The board remains divided, and the women still want him out.Â
Since its birth, the Department of Education has been marked for death by its critics. And those critics have been almost exclusively Republicans. But their efforts have failed.
The proposal isnât a surprise and probably wonât go anywhere, but itâs noteworthy coming from an administration that has been largely silent on higher ed.
Transitions: New Presidents Selected for Ottawa U., U. of Nevada at Las Vegas, and Delaware State U.
Reggies Wenyika, president of Southwestern Christian University, will lead Ottawa University, in Kansas.
Educators navigate Americaâs immigration crisis in legal clinics with students.
Heterodox Academy, which argues that colleges and students alike have grown less receptive to challenging ideas, held a gathering to suggest treatments.
The Heterodox Academy, which argues that colleges and students alike have grown less receptive to challenging ideas, held a gathering to suggest treatments.
What does it take to be a dean? You must understand the personalities and culture of a place; know when to take the lead; and always have a sense of humor. This collection of articles and essays offers tips for how to get started in the dean's role. Buy a copy in the Chronicle Store.
During the lifetime of an academic career, faculty members often encounter a common set of problems that impede their work. This collection of essays and articles offers lessons for academic managers on how to help professors avoid such issues and ultimately be successful. Buy a copy in the Chronicle Store.
Meanwhile, the universityâs trustees released a statement saying that a âmajorityâ of the board appreciated John Englerâs apology and that he would stay in his interim post until a permanent president was named.
Higher-education institutions are working harder today to remove the barriers that prevent students from attending college. While lack of money is often the biggest problem, there are a host of issues, big and small, that can prevent a student from applying or ever setting foot on a campus. This collection of Chronicle essays and articles examines different ways to overcome those challenges. The booklet includes: Ways to work with high schools to improve access How to help transfer students...
Educators and technologists gather at Yale University to share strategies for using immersive technology as a teaching tool.
An external review found that the universityâsÂ Sexual Civility and Empowerment unitÂ didnât adequately support victims or properly document allegations of misconduct.
Previously unreleased emails affirm that John Englerâs team at the university, where the former governor is interim president, brought a deeply political focus to the Nassar abuse crisis. With Englerâs job on the line, the politics have only intensified.
With bipartisan opposition to the immigration policy growing daily, people in academe are citing professional expertise and core values in their protests.