Higher Education News

Hobart and William Smith Colleges Investigates Claims That Its President Plagiarized Dissertation

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 28, 2018 - 10:46am
The Chronicle obtained a partial copy of Vincent’s dissertation and found one instance of apparent plagiarism.
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Fred Walker’s Career May Not Be Over. But His Presidency Is.

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 27, 2018 - 9:07pm
Edinboro University’s leader resigned on Tuesday after his remarks published in an interview last week inflamed the campus.
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Lurid Charges Against Ex-Dean Mark a Disturbing Turn in Michigan State’s Nassar Scandal

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 27, 2018 - 6:06pm
The arrest of Larry Nassar’s supervisor suggests a culture of misconduct may run deeper at the university and more officials may face charges.
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A New Tool Breaks Down Earnings Potential for Different Majors. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 27, 2018 - 5:21pm
University of Texas officials created a database to give students more information about what they might earn, and owe, years after graduation
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Edinboro President, Who Boasted of His Ability to Circumvent Faculty Resistance, Will Resign

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 27, 2018 - 4:54pm
H. Fred Walker, who recently told The Chronicle of his strategy to compel professors to accept his plans to cut programs, will resign on Friday.
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Why All Colleges Should Pay Attention to a Ruling on Their Duty to Protect Students

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 27, 2018 - 3:58pm
The California Supreme Court ruled last week that a woman who was stabbed by a classmate at UCLA could sue the university for negligence. Benjamin Zipursky, a law professor who has followed the case, says the decision could be a "landmark."
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How to Help Young People (and Adults) Unplug and Engage

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 27, 2018 - 1:56pm
Manoush Zomorodi and JP Connolly discuss how digital devices can distract students and affect their mental and physical health — and what we can do about it.
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What’s Happening in Remedial Education

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 27, 2018 - 11:16am
Here’s a look at new strategies for preparing students for college-level coursework, a response to concerns about whether remedial courses are working.
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Ex-Dean Who Oversaw Larry Nassar Harassed Female Students, Charges Say

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 27, 2018 - 8:57am
William Strampel, the former dean of Michigan State University's College of Osteopathic Medicine, is facing four criminal charges.
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Former Dean Who Oversaw Nassar at Michigan State Is Arrested

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 26, 2018 - 9:22pm
William Strampel, who once led Michigan State University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine and was Larry Nassar’s former boss there, was being held in jail Monday pending a Tuesday arraignment, the county sheriff told the Associated Press.
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They Wanted Desegregation. They Settled for Money, and It’s About to Run Out.

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 26, 2018 - 5:00pm
After a decades-long court battle, Mississippi’s black universities won a $500-million settlement. But it takes more than money to reckon with the history of segregation in higher education.
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Why ‘Media Literacy’ Doesn’t Stand a Chance

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 26, 2018 - 3:25pm
The social-media researcher danah boyd says the forces that espouse racial extremism and anti-democratic messages are adept at exploiting the internet, while educators and journalists still struggle to puncture their propaganda.
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Former Oil Executive and Big Donor Will Be U. of Oklahoma's Next President

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 26, 2018 - 8:06am
James L. Gallogly will succeed David L. Boren, who has been the university’s president since 1994.
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