Higher Education News
After an economics professor poses the question, an English professor is driven to respond.
An arts-and-sciences dean and his co-author look at various approaches deans can take to organize their colleges and ward off crises.
The latest topics include how changing demographics will affect college enrollment and how to teach writing to working-class students.
Each year, thousands of students intending to go to college fail to actually enroll. Georgia State University takes a high-tech but personalized approach to getting them to campus in the fall.
C. Mauli Agrawal will lead the University of Missouri at Kansas City, and Sheryl Kubiak will be dean of social work at Wayne State University.
The ex-president of the campus chapter says the conservative organizationâs top leaders muzzled her and threw her group "under the bus" after its October event was lampooned on social media.
Putting oneâs own work on the syllabus can be logical. But the mild self-enrichment â or appearance of such â has some academics jumping through hoops to avoid it.
Reports of ugly incidents were all over the news in the weeks after Donald J. Trumpâs surprising victory. Recently released government statistics help paint a picture of what really happened on campuses.
Sheâs an undocumented student fearing the death of DACA. Heâs a Haitian citizen with a deadline to leave the United States. Theyâve fallen in love. What do they do now? Â
Documents show that academic leaders discussed tailoring programs for the specific benefit of athletes, and no one is seriously asking if thatâs a problem.
Erin Bartram reflects on her overnight transformation from spurned scholar to prophet of the academic jobless.Â
At College Unbound, a new institution in Rhode Island, the curriculum and services reflect the life and work experiences of older students. âWeâve tried to become what they needed,â says Adam Bush, its provost.
The legislation, introduced in the U.S. Senate, would require campus leaders to certify annually that they have reviewed all incidents of sexual misconduct reported to the Title IX coordinator, among other things.
President Trumpâs efforts to limit travel to the United States from several countries have affected many would-be international students. Hereâs what American colleges are doing to attract them anyway.
Some professors nowadays fear for their jobs or their safety on account of their views at a time of high partisan tensions. Here are the stories of several professors in the cross hairs, and how their colleges responded.
What professorsÂ â and studentsÂ â should know about the advantages and limitations of the teenage brain. Â
Universities are often called upon to remove the names of racists from their buildings. But, as seen on one campus, the more complex the figure, the more work there is to be done.
Filing charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is a necessary prelude to pursuing a federal case. Hereâs what the data show about who files and what happens next.
Those who enroll in public institutions tend to think about affordability first, while those who opt for private colleges are more likely to rely on reputation, a study finds.
Itâs yet another sign of the tensions that have continued to simmer on the campus since the recent sentencing hearings for Larry Nassar, formerly a sports doctor at the university, whoâs accused of abusing at least 265 young women and girls.