Higher Education News
"In the Hot Seat," a new series in which college administrators are asked a series of surprise questions, talks with Howard Gillman, chancellor of U.C. Irvine.
Jerry Brown thinks so. His dream project will give millions of the stateâs working adults the opportunity to earn credentials and certificates. But is that what they want?
Increasingly common strategies can increase income from federal grants, private contracts, and philanthropic donations.
So you want to join the elite ranks of Research 1 universities? Make sure that your aspirations match your institutional mission, and that you understand the long-term costs.
While you may gain prestige, grant money, and talented researchers, be prepared for high costs and steep competition â and make sure your goals align with your values.
âThis appointment is squarely in our core work of studying the presidency,â the chief executive of the universityâs Miller Center said of Marc Short, the former director of legislative affairs for the White House.
A report about Steven G. Swant discovered conflicts of interest and misuse of campus resources.
The Education Department aims to repeal the rule, dashing the expectations of consumer advocates who predicted that the regulation would be weakened, not scrapped.
Jabar Shumate, a former state lawmaker, says the university was becoming âa national modelâ for diversity. Instead, it ousted him in a âhigh-tech lynchingâ and might welcome the fraternity back.
At the Universities of Kansas and Texas at Austin, recent exhibitions show how colleges can craft educational experiences around difficult works.
Transitions: U. of Maryland-Eastern Shore Names New President, Leaders of U. of Colorado and Nebraska Wesleyan U. Will Retire
Heidi M. Anderson will become president of University of Maryland-Eastern Shore in the fall. Two university chief executives plan to retire next year, after more than a decade.
Sixty-one percent of Americans think higher education is going in the wrong direction, according to a new poll.
Howard A. Gillman, a noted First Amendment scholar on the University of California campus, also talks about the security costs associated with protests and visiting speakers as a big problem for colleges.
The new location in Plano, Tex., is the first in a promised "national network of urban work colleges," says President Michael Sorrell.
Principedia has information on about 200 courses: instruction, assignments, and other things students can consider when registering.
Flat Cokes, Relay Running, and 500 Pages of Notes: A Professor Prepares to Break a Guinness World Record for Longest Lesson
Andrew Torget plans a 30-hour marathon at the University of North Texas on the history of Texas â all of it, âfrom cave people up until last week.â
A scientist chided young women who wear revealing clothing at scholarly conferences. Amid the backlash, the conversation pivoted to sex discrimination and womenâs inclusion in academe.
Multiple programs in the collegeâs business school â not just its online M.B.A. program â submitted inflated data to U.S. News and World Report.
Proposed Changes in Borrower-Defense Rules Would Make It Tougher for Defrauded Students to Get Debt Relief
Under the proposal, unveiled on Wednesday by the U.S. Education Department, student-loan borrowers would find it more difficult to demonstrate that their college had defrauded them.
Psychology has dominated the field for decades. But a three-year, $5.1-million project showcases interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, empirical research, with an emphasis on philosophy and an openness toward religion.