Chronicle of Higher Education
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The backlash against Third World Quarterly was swift after it published a defense of colonialism. Nearly half of its editorial board resigned, saying the piece had been published even though peer reviewers had rejected it.
With the U.S. attorney general scheduled to pillory college as âa shelter for fragile egosâ on Tuesday, hereâs a rundown of how other members of the Trump administration have handled the topic of free speech on campus.
Part of the universityâs property will be transferred to a preservation trust to âensure the conservation of the land and sustainable access by Native tribes in the region.â
In a speech in Michigan, the education secretary said a simplified process for defrauded students to have their loans forgiven was tantamount to an entitlement.
New restrictions are likely to further complicate U.S. collegesâ global recruitment efforts. Â
How systems thinking can prepare students for a complex world.
Grounded in facts and reason, scientists could solve the nationâs policy problems, says Shaughnessy Naughton. Her advocacy group 314 Action is trying to get them in the game.
Bethel College prefers to rely on standard best practices and spiritual guidance in finding its leaders.
Improving how colleges find new presidents is a perennial concern. Here are the key points from some articles and reports on the topic.
Why some colleges skip hiring consultants and a national search to focus on internal candidates.
Topics include affordable course materials and techniques for more dynamic lecturing.
In Silicon Valley, where cutting-edge skills may matter more than particular degrees, colleges are struggling to adapt.
Meaningful collaboration is hard to achieve, a dean observes, but it can be an effective route to change.
Peggy F. Bradford is the new president of Shawnee Community College, and Jamel Santa Cruze Wright, interim president of Eureka College, has been named permanently to the post.
Campus administrators say theyâll stay the course in responding to sexual assault for now, but theyâre anxious about whatâs to come.
Milo Yiannopoulosâs much-ballyhooed conservative festival, which once seemed ambitious, has lost many of its headline speakers. But the university still canât take the event lightly.
The institutionâs 11 campuses are shuttered, with a date for reopening unclear.
The University of the People charges no tuition and now serves more than 10,000 students. Its founder, Shai Reshef, speaks about the volunteers who have made it a beacon for Syrian refugees, earthquake victims in Haiti, and undocumented students in the United States.
Hereâs a guide to the departmentâs question-and-answer document on campus sexual assault, which contains changes that are already stirring controversy.
The former FBI director ârepresents an institution diametrically opposed to the interests of black people domestically and abroad,â student activists wrote in a news release.