Chronicle of Higher Education
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Following a suicide, campuses are particularly volatile, vulnerable places. What can a college do to try to keep one tragedy from multiplying?
Here are some references to help colleges create their own protocols.
Elfred Anthony Pinkard will become president of Wilberforce University, and Brenda Fredette was named dean of the Eberly College of Science and Technology at California University of Pennsylvania.
Victoria Jackson, a lecturer at Arizona State University, drew attention for her Los Angeles Times op-ed, about how college athletics âcontributes to the undervaluing of black lives.â
Teresa Buchanan, a former associate professor of curriculum and instruction, was fired in 2015 over complaints she had used obscene language in front of students, among other things.
Kellye Testy describes signs that the outlook for many law schools may be improving. The number of applications is beginning to rise again. And the current political climate has engendered more interest in law and the effect it can have on issues like immigration and social justice.
To address vulnerabilities like Meltdown and Spectre, computer scientists must consider the work of social scientists. But, argues one expert, they tend to give it short shrift.
Job losses in the manufacturing and agricultural sectors are piling up in the Missouri Bootheel.
The practice brings a host of benefits, like helping students reflect on their learning and giving professors fresh ideas.
A professorâs behavior toward women was sometimes inappropriate but didnât violate either campus policy at the time or federal law, an investigator concluded.
The ex-administrator and three former students from the Teachers College are facing conspiracy and bribery charges.
The letter comes as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program nears the date at which it will be rescinded, absent action from the U.S. Congress.
The public university's embrace of the for-profit institution has worried some faculty and students since news of the deal broke in April.Â
Helping put a course together can be a deep learning experience for students -- and provide professors with fresh ideas.
Following news that the U.S. Justice Department is investigating an admissions associationâs new ethics code, professionals in the field weigh the documentâs intentions and shortcomings.
Cuando el huracÃ¡n MarÃa sumiÃ³ a la Universidad de Puerto Rico en la penumbra, los profesores y estudiantes no tuvieron mÃ¡s remedio que volver a iluminarse. Â
Laid low by Hurricane Maria, students at the University of Puerto Rico did what has always been required of islanders: They improvised.
Increases in support for public colleges were small. But one thing Gov. Jerry Brown is willing to spend more money on is a fully online community college.
The emotional neediness of American voters has shaped the last 140 years of history, according to Jeremy Young, an assistant professor of history at Dixie State U. And thatâs not going to change.
‘Captured by the Interests It’s Supposed to Regulate’: A Whistle-Blower’s Grim Assessment of the Ed. Dept.
It took Jon H. Oberg, a determined federal bureaucrat, more than a decade of work to claw back one-tenth of the money student-loan providers had claimed using an accounting loophole. Here Mr. Oberg provides the fullest account of the saga â and the lessons he drew from it.