Chronicle of Higher Education
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In more than 100 interviews with students, Nolan L. Cabrera has heard strong beliefs they donât feel they can share publicly.
âI know your doubts and fears, and Iâll have your back till the end of the semester.â Thatâs the message that Bryan Dewsbury, a biology professor at the University of Rhode Island, wants to get across to first-year students.
Colleges redesign the first-year experience to improve retention, learning outcomes, and studentsâ sense of belonging.
Money from the Defense Department and cultural foundations has helped the University of North Georgia steadily build up its language programs.
Publicity about racial unrest on the campus in 2015 prompted a decline in enrollment. The universityâs leaders had to act fast.
Stanford Historian Encouraged Conservative Students to Gather 'Opposition Research' on Liberal Student Leader
Emails obtained by the campus newspaper show that Niall Ferguson, who led a program meant to encourage diverse viewpoints, told the students to engage in a "subtle game" of grinding down their opponents.
For one, the effort will be independently evaluated by the Lumina Foundation, which says it expects to release some useful research from the study.
When Lake Ingle got in trouble with his professor, he waged a right-wing media campaign against her. She paid a fearful price as the target of the internet outrage machine.
Transitions: Missouri State Campus Selects Its First Female Chancellor, U. of Southern California President Resigns
Shirley Lawler, former provost at Ozarks Technical Community College, will lead Missouri State University at West Plains.
Some students participated in behind-the-scenes work for the new film, The Trump Prophecy. Others aren't happy about it.
The disciplinesâ value is routinely questioned. The Association of American Colleges and Universities and the American Association of University Professors provide a counterargument.
High-quality digital courses can save students time and money â but colleges have to invest in the right things, too.
Hiring committees want new Ph.D.s to have the demonstrated research and grant-winning skills that journal articles reflect. But sometimes that extends the time to degree.
Restrcitions on Chinese visas emerge as the White House aims to combat an alleged theft of American intellectual property by China.Â
The Associated Press found that the conservative fund laid out 47 percent more in 2016.
A professor at San Diego State University was taken aback when a message from the provost warned him that he might be âshowered with unending curseâ and âvisited by evil a million fold.â
Lehigh Universityâs Morgan Volkart focused on new countries in Latin America and Africa this year, and the resulting group of international freshmen will be more diverse than ever.
The Latin American Studies Association announced the creation of an anti-harassment task force at its annual meeting last week.
After losing their full scholarships at the U. of Texas at Tyler, dozens of students from Nepal have scrambled to find other colleges. Hereâs how one young man has fared.
A Professor Brought His Guns to Protect Protesters at White-Supremacist Rallies. Then His Troubles Started.
Dwayne Dixonâs unusual politics have helped build bridges between the right and the left. But in the fallout from Charlottesville, heâs found himself standing alone.