Chronicle of Higher Education
Updated: 5 hours 17 min ago
A University of Georgia professorâs offer to change studentsâ grades upon request raises intriguing questions.
The Southern Poverty Law Center lays out some strategies for student activists who want to oppose speakers with racist views but avoid a spectacle on their campuses.
Opposition was not expected from Indiana, and the transaction now moves to the U.S. Education Department for additional review. One outspoken critic outlined his objections in a letter to a top department official.
Brandon Dumas, a former vice chancellor on the Baton Rouge campus, was fired a few days after the university said it would investigate a sex tape allegedly involving a student and an employee.
The wealthiest athletic conferences and some of their members have taken steps to bar players who commit sexual misconduct or other forms of violence. Advocates wonder if the bans will work in practice.
Some come from cultures that see mental illness as weakness or fiction. When the stress of being in college alone and far from home becomes too great, itâs sometimes the job of advisers to teach them that the disorders â and the dangers â are real.
To remain financially viable, the Board of Trustees decided to turn the Michigan college into a solely graduate institution.
The leaders of Freshman Year for Free call it an âon rampâ to college. Itâs backed by a philanthropy in New York City called the Modern States Education Alliance.
Before allegations of drug-fueled partying undid Carmen Puliafitoâs reputation, the former medical-school dean settled an assault lawsuit and faced sexual-harassment allegations at the University of Miami.
The once-exclusive organizations have struggled to attract young faculty members. But now, with many professors craving more collegiality, officials at Ohio State and elsewhere see a chance for revival.
The University of Florida chose W. Kent Fuchs as its new president in 2014 only five days after he formally applied, but talks with individual members of the search team had started earlier.
As originally written, the policy would have allowed students to choose their own grades and abandon group work and meetings without explanation.
A University of California policy allows executives to receive a year off with pay to pursue research that may have been stalled by administrative work.
Many of them grapple with political and financial pressures, but theyâre still largely satisfied with their role, a new survey finds.
For years university researchers have complained that the publishing giant has driven up the costs of journals. Now, as data-sharing becomes more valuable, the companyâs shifting focus is raising new concerns.
What only appeared to be a van with no driver was actually an experiment by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute.
In a letter last week, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said her department does not have âany timetableâ for generating data to comply with the Obama-era gainful-employment rule.
Lars Maischak came under fire after Breitbart News drew attention to a series of his controversial tweets.
As colleges tailor residences to the needs of first-year students, architects find that what works best isnât what students say they want.