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Stanford Students Sue Elite Universities After Admissions Scandal

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 14, 2019 - 10:09am
They say their applications to universities named in the unfolding scandal weren’t fairly evaluated in a system “warped and rigged by fraud.”
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Transitions: New President at Judson College, Auburn U. Names New Research Chief

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 14, 2019 - 9:41am
W. Mark Tew, provost at Howard Payne University, will take the helm at Judson, in Alabama. Auburn's new vice president comes from Georgia State University.
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One Way to Take the Sting Out of Student Feedback

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 14, 2019 - 7:55am
A professor shares the benefits of reading his course evaluations in curated form.  
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In Bribery Scheme, Coaches Sold Their ‘Admissions Slots’ to Nonathletes. Wait, Coaches Influence Admissions?

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 13, 2019 - 7:52pm
Some made millions in bribes by using such slots as a commodity in an arbitrage scheme.
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They’re Already Rich. Why Were These Parents So Fixated on Elite Colleges?

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 13, 2019 - 5:25pm
What the admissions-bribery scandal reveals about parenting toward a narrow definition of success in an anxious age.
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Admissions Officers Didn’t Cause the Scandal. But They Helped Shape the Culture That Spawned It.

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 13, 2019 - 5:22pm
Those who decide who gets in are powerful, even if they are not to blame.
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‘Like a Slap in the Face’: Advocates Say Bribery Scheme Will Harm Students With Learning Disabilities

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 13, 2019 - 5:04pm
In the scandal over admissions fraud, some of angriest voices are those of advocates for people with learning disabilities.
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Caught in the Middle of Their Parents’ Bribery Schemes, Students Stay Silent

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 13, 2019 - 2:54pm
The children — many of whom were admitted thanks to their parents’ alleged involvement in admissions-bribery schemes — have not spoken publicly. Those with high-profile families have tuned out of social media.
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Higher Ed’s Bribery Scandal Is Decadent and Depraved. Here Are 8 Truly Tasteless Allegations.

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 13, 2019 - 12:41pm
The U.S. Justice Department’s 204-page affidavit, outlining a scheme that allowed the rich and famous to secure admission for their children at elite colleges, reads like a Hollywood script.
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Cultivating Academic Leaders

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 13, 2019 - 9:44am
Higher education is arguably facing more complex challenges than ever before. This collection of articles and essays provides guidance on preparing and prepping academic leaders. Buy a copy in the Chronicle store.  
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Student Safety Net

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 13, 2019 - 9:30am
In recent years, higher education has ramped up services for students from low-income backgrounds. This collection of Chronicle articles focuses on how colleges help undergraduates who are homeless or face other tough situations that can disrupt their learning. Buy a copy in the Chronicle store.
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Bribery Scandal Reveals ‘Weak Spots’ in the Admissions System. Don’t Look So Shocked.

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 12, 2019 - 10:36pm
The details of an elaborate scam for buying seats at elite colleges are striking. But the themes at the heart of the saga are all too familiar.
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Who's Speaking at Commencement?

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 12, 2019 - 5:54pm
Tim Cook, chief executive of Apple, will speak at both Stanford and Tulane Universities' graduation ceremonies this spring.
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How ‘the Jewish Professor’ on Campus Responded to a Former Student’s Anti-Semitism

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 12, 2019 - 5:09pm
A professor of political science at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln confronts “a bit of a dark moment for me.”
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PhotoShopped Scenes and Fake Athletic Profiles: How the Internet Is Picking Apart the College-Admission Scandal

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 12, 2019 - 12:52pm
Here’s a peek at how the world is reacting to the bribery scheme that’s rocking elite colleges.
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Dream Center Will Stay in Receivership — for Now

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 12, 2019 - 12:05pm
The court-appointed receiver has been criticized for failing to do enough to protect the tens of thousands of students who attended the failed chain’s campuses.
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An Alleged Admissions-Bribery Scheme Is Roiling Higher Ed. Here’s How It Worked.

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 12, 2019 - 11:41am
A company used “side doors” to gain admission for its clients’ children to elite colleges, according to federal prosecutors.
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College Officials Were Charged in the Admissions-Bribery Scheme. Now Their Campuses Are Cutting Ties.

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 12, 2019 - 9:45am
Eleven people at Stanford, Yale, and six other universities were among the dozens indicted for their alleged roles.
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Justice Dept. Charges Dozens in Admissions-Bribery Scheme Involving Elite Colleges

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 12, 2019 - 9:45am
Employees of Yale, Stanford, and the University of Southern California were among those implicated.
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