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One Student’s Secret Racist Posts Unsettle a Small Liberal-Arts College

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 8, 2018 - 4:57pm
A student at Davidson College has been accused of posting anti-Semitic and other racist messages, spreading anxiety on campus.
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Transitions: Rush U. Selects New President, Chief of Staff Named at Cleveland State U.

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 8, 2018 - 3:13pm
Sherine E. Gabriel, Rush University's next chief, is dean of the medical school at Rutgers. Jim Bennett will become chief of staff at Cleveland State in December.
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Shooting Leaves 12 Dead at Southern California College Bar

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 8, 2018 - 10:33am
A gunman opened fire on Wednesday night at the Borderline Bar & Grill, in Thousand Oaks, during a popular night for college students.
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How Much Do You Rely on Research About Teaching?

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 8, 2018 - 8:58am
Scholarship on pedagogical practices can open professors’ eyes — or seem inapplicable to their classrooms.
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Young and College-Educated Voters Played Key Roles in Democratic Wins on Tuesday

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 7, 2018 - 8:04pm
They helped defeat the incumbent Wisconsin governor and helped elect more than 100 women to Congress, exit polls suggest.
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A Divided Congress Is Unlikely to Compromise on Higher Ed. But What if It Did?

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 7, 2018 - 7:25pm
The long-overdue reauthorization of the Higher Education Act would seem to be an issue ripe for a deal. But the chances of that happening are nearly nil. Here’s why both of those statements are true.
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Jeff Sessions, Ousted Attorney General, Leaves a Legacy of College Bashing

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 7, 2018 - 3:32pm
While the national conversation is focusing on what his departure means for the Mueller investigation, Sessions leaves a legacy of slamming higher education on political correctness and free-speech issues.
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The Difference Claire McCaskill Made in Higher Education

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 7, 2018 - 1:17pm
The U.S. senator, who helped put a congressional spotlight on campus sexual assault, lost her seat on Tuesday.
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One University Asked Its Students: Would You Recommend Us to a Friend? Here’s What It Learned.

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 7, 2018 - 10:28am
Touch-screen kiosks, installed around the campus over the summer, have logged thousands of responses from hundreds of students.
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5 Teaching Tips From ‘How Humans Learn’

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 7, 2018 - 9:50am
A new book draws from human evolution and early-childhood development to suggest practices that professors can use in the classroom.
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Scott Walker Is Out. Can a New Governor Save Higher Ed in the Badger State?

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 7, 2018 - 1:51am
In Wisconsin and other states where Democrats won, don't expect to see a major shift in thinking about colleges.
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What the Midterm Elections Mean for Higher Ed

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 7, 2018 - 1:04am
Betsy DeVos and the Education Department may soon face more oversight. Student voters turned out, but so did everyone else. Here are our notes from Election Day.
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Professor Apologizes After Suggesting That Students Block Fox News on Families’ TVs

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 6, 2018 - 2:06pm
An assistant professor of sociology at North Carolina State University distributed a flier that urged students to reset the parental controls when their family members were “not looking.”
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Don’t Forget the Role of Humans in Those Tech-Driven ‘Student Success’ Efforts

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 6, 2018 - 6:00am
“Behind every data point is a student,” says a student-affairs leader who has combined data analytics and case management on his campus.
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The Oddest Ballot Measure on Higher Ed? Look to Florida

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 5, 2018 - 5:35pm
Three unrelated issues are included in a single proposed amendment to the state’s Constitution.
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On Election Day, Here’s What Higher Ed Should Watch For.

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 5, 2018 - 5:01pm
The next wave of the free-college movement, budget-cutting governors in jeopardy, and ballot measures that matter: This is what we’ll be tracking as Americans vote.
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How a College Degree ‘Supercharges’ a Divide Among White Voters

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 5, 2018 - 4:26pm
Since 2016, a college education has emerged as a key dividing line. Why is that gap continuing to widen in the Trump era?
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How the Myth of ‘13th Grade’ Derails Students

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 4, 2018 - 4:30pm
They don’t prepare for the transition, colleges don’t help enough, and neither can rely on luck, says the author and advocate Wes Moore.
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Colleges Teach Students How to Think. Should They Also Teach Them How to Thrive?

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 4, 2018 - 4:30pm
A surge in anxiety and depression has played a part in persuading colleges to take a more active role in helping students to shape their lives.
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College Isn’t ‘13th Grade’

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 4, 2018 - 4:30pm
They don’t prepare for the transition, colleges don’t help enough, and neither can rely on luck, says the author and advocate Wes Moore.
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