Higher Education News

Want to Improve Technology on Your Campus? Ask Users What They Want

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 6, 2017 - 10:27am
How an effort to improve a classroom control panel helped one university’s professors, administrators, and tech staff find common ground.
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IT, ‘Like Electricity,’ Is Now Everywhere

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 6, 2017 - 10:25am
Infomation technology is pervasive in everything we do in so many ways, says Marty Ringle, chief information officer at Reed College and a founder and former chair of Educause.
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IT, 'Like Electricity,' Is Now Everywhere

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 6, 2017 - 10:25am
Infomation technology is pervasive in everything we do in so many ways, says Marty Ringle, CIO at Reed College and one of the founders of Educause.
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NYU Faculty Members Shun Abu Dhabi Campus Over Academic-Freedom Issues

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 6, 2017 - 9:07am
Professors in the journalism school told the university’s president that the denial of visas to two colleagues represents “a significant threat.”
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Steering More Women to Silicon Valley

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 5, 2017 - 4:31pm
In an attempt to get more women into the technology industry, Duke University has launched a program that matches female undergraduates with internships.
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Meet the Members of iGen, and Help Them Get Off Their Phones

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 5, 2017 - 4:30pm
Older generations aren’t trying to gripe about today’s college students, but to understand them, says the generational researcher Jean Twenge.
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Higher Education Takes On the Tech Industry’s Diversity Problem

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 5, 2017 - 4:29pm
Here’s a look at the different ways colleges are trying to increase the proportion of women and underrepresented minority groups working at technology companies.
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Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (11/10/2017)

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 5, 2017 - 4:26pm
Laura Monks is the new president of Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Shelbyville, and Harry Williams was named president and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.
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In the Competition for Amazon’s New Headquarters, Will Universities Tip the Scale?

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 3, 2017 - 8:24pm
The company’s proposed $5-billion project stands to have a transformative effect on one region and its higher-ed sector. But it’s unclear how much of a selling point that sector will be.
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How a Clash Over ‘Safety’ Pitted a College President Against His Police Chief

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 3, 2017 - 3:02pm
The conflict at Evergreen State College this past spring epitomized colleges’ struggles to make people of color feel safe. New documents and video clips reveal the tensions between two campus leaders over that goal.
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The Button-Down Anarchist

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 3, 2017 - 3:00pm
Dartmouth’s Mark Bray has become the scholar who explains antifa to the world. What’s his place in academe?
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2 Flagship Universities Surveyed the Campus Climate. Here’s What They Found.

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 3, 2017 - 2:34pm
Members of minority groups at Michigan and Wisconsin reported feeling discriminated against more often than white students did.
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Academics, What Has the Year Since Trump’s Election Meant for You?

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 3, 2017 - 9:27am
Tell us how your professional life has changed since November 8, 2016.
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This Professor Was Taking an Ice-Cream Break. Then He Saw a Fire. Then … Boom.

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 3, 2017 - 8:52am
Dan Reichart, an astronomy professor at the University of North Carolina, attempted to put out a small fire on the Chapel Hill campus, but ended up with burns on his face and arms after a bomb exploded.
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