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Curbing Faculty Harassment

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 27, 2017 - 12:37pm
The Chronicle Trends booklets are collections of articles hand-selected by our editors, providing a more in-depth look at some of the trends highlighted in our 2017 Trends Report.
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Cost of Online Education May Be Higher Than We Think, Study Suggests

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 27, 2017 - 12:36pm
In a data analysis, Caroline M. Hoxby, a professor at Stanford University, found “little support for optimistic prognostications about online education.”
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An Activist Defends His Dissertation in Rap

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 27, 2017 - 2:56am
In lieu of the typical paper or project, a doctoral student at Clemson University composed a multimedia work whose centerpiece is a 34-track rap album.
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Optional Student Fees? In Wisconsin, Students Are Divided on the Idea

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 27, 2017 - 2:55am
Gov. Scott Walker’s recent budget proposal would allow students to opt out of paying specific student fees. Some students like the idea, while others fear their organizations will go out of business.
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Through Petitions, Professors Exercise a 'Special Duty to Speak Out'

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 27, 2017 - 2:44am
Over the past year they've signed open letters on climate change, immigration, academic freedom, and college controversies. Do their efforts make any difference?
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An Executive Summary

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 10:30pm
The Editors
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In Trump Country, College Is a Leaky Lifeboat

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 5:00pm
As an Indiana county tries to stay afloat in a 21st-century economy, local colleges prove to be an integral part of the future.
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Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (3/3/2017)

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:31pm
Government officials moving into higher education include Janine Davidson, former under secretary of the U.S. Navy, who will lead Metropolitan State University of Denver, and John Kerry, the former U.S. secretary of state, who will join Yale.  
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6 Ways to Increase Engagement With Young Alumni

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
By Kathryn Masterson
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Connecting to Young Alumni

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Elon University and other colleges experiment with ways to keep recent graduates engaged.
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The 2017 Trends Report

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
With the political uncertainties of the Trump administration, it’s a dicey business trying to project what’s next for college campuses. Our 2017 Trends Report can help you stay on top of the turmoil.
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The Trends Report

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
This report examines the most pressing problems but also looks at some cutting-edge solutions. You’ll find strategies being tried by other colleges; tips on how to promote change; data; expert commentary; and other takeaways. Think of it as a briefing on what’s essential to know in the year ahead.
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Activist Athletes

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Players test their power with protests on and off the field.
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Safety Net

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Colleges struggle to help their hungry and homeless students.
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Commentary: Where Do Students Learn About Fake News? In Freshman Comp

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Teachers of these courses find themselves positioned as our society’s first line of defense.
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Cybersecurity, Rising

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Working to meet a national shortage of computer-safety personnel, colleges find customers and complications.
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Commentary: Islands Are Not the Answer

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Instead of individual sanctuary declarations, colleges and universities need to take collective action to defend DACA and undocumented students.
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Defending Diversity

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Without gauges of effectiveness, diversity policies can be legally risky.
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Information Literacy

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Teaching students to separate fact from fiction has become a priority after an election in which false "news" played a large role.
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