Higher Education News
A new book says military-friendly campuses may fall short of giving veterans what they need: a chance to talk openly.
Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld will become president at Hebrew College, and Shane Martin was named provost at Seattle University.
Among the latest topics are the incorporation of game-derived techniques into teaching, and race relations on elite campuses.
The Chronicleâs annual analysis of executive compensation at the institutions finds that the average pay of their presidents in 2015 was $516,000.
Itâs got a founding team, start-up funds, a name, and now a website, with an application portal.
Researchers have accused a professor of crossing professional boundaries and pressuring students for sex. Now, in a federal lawsuit, they say the university tried to smear them as gossips and liars.
The University of Wisconsin at Madisonâs plan follows a trend of librariesâ focusing less on books and more on students. Still, some professors see moving collections offsite as a loss.
This UNC Student Is a College Trustee at 23. Here’s What She Thinks of the Confederate Monument on Her Campus.
âYou may be tempted to call me a coddled millennial,â said Mya Roberson in a message to the universityâs trustees and chancellor. âBut I am human. I am black. And I am fed up.â
At least 10 institutions canceled classes on Thursday, only days before finals were to start. Meanwhile, students at the University of California at Los Angeles were angry over what they called a delay in its emergency-notification system.
For the City University of New Yorkâs faculty union, the answer is $7,000 per course.
Stop with the playground spats about state appropriations, said the opening speaker at the annual Higher Education Government Relations Conference. Focus on how your institutions are performing.
Thirty-one lawmakers, led by Rep. Pete Sessions of Texas, are sending a letter on Thursday to leaders of the House and the Senate urging them to prevent the provision from making it into final tax legislation.
Efforts to spark conversations about pedagogy can be large-scale or ad hoc, but they all require a level of trust.
People who say theyâve been harassed also speak of ripple effects and lasting consequences â personally, professionally, and for their disciplines.
Old Dominion University canât ignore the issue of sea-level rise, which is right on âour back door,â says its president.
Campuses are littered with buildings and monuments named for alumni, past presidents, and former professors. Problems arise when their fame is overtaken by changing mores. Here's how some colleges are trying bridge that divide.
Higher ed still doesnât provide enough opportunity to needy students. Hereâs a look at some causes of that phenomenon, and what colleges might do better. Â
Paul Tudor Jones II, who has given nearly $50 million to the university and serves on the board of a center there, told the embattled film producer that talk of his serial sexual harassment would be soon âforgotten,â The New York Times reports.
As the climate changes and seas swell, hereâs how four universities â urban and rural, from Virginia to California â struggle to become more resilient in the face of an unprecedented crisis.
A study finds that protests against racial microaggressions are likelier at elite colleges, and asks why.