Chronicle of Higher Education
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They are propelling a reckoning with slaveryâs legacy on campuses, in cities, at companies. What Hilary Beckles is doing represents the next step. Itâs the marshaling of scholarship for a political aim: payback.
Historians are asking new questions as America confronts its past. Download this booklet to read about their work, the conversations theyâve started, and whatâs next in the movement for reparations.
The #WeKnowWhatYouDid movement has drawn attention and criticism for publicly naming students and others, and accusing them of rape.
Revelations about the film producerâs apparent pattern of sexual misconduct are just a month old, but the reverberations have been deeply felt. Here is how they have touched academe.
Florida State Universityâs president, who banned Greek activities after a studentâs death, says parents told him heâd âruinedâ their childrenâs cultural lives.
The American Historical Association has taken pains to ensure it is not confused with a-ha, a Norwegian rock band.
A new report shows a drop in new enrollments from abroad, ending an era of unprecedented growth.
Pitzer built a fossil-fuels-free index fund and "analyzed it seven ways till Sunday," says the chair of the investment committee. He thinks it may interest other colleges.
Morningside College eased the pain by bringing faculty members aboard to evaluate and rank programs ahead of $2.7 million in spending reductions.
Itâs a dreaded but familiar exercise at colleges when budgets are tight and enrollment pools shrinking. There are ways, though, to minimize the distress for both faculty members and students.
To begin with, involve faculty members in the decisions from the start. Top-down mandates are likely to be met with suspicion.
Tisa Mason will become president of Fort Hays State University, and Brown Bannister was named interim director of the School of Music at Lipscomb University.
One of the men died in 2007, and the other former professor called his accuserâs claim "utterly false."
The terminological confusion around âantifa,â âantifascism,â and âblack blocâ has contributed to misinterpretation of leftist activism. Three experts provide a glossary.
A Chronicle investigation shows how political allies and lawyers have maneuvered to keep tens of millions of GI Bill dollars flowing to a for-profit university.
The latest Republican tax proposal targets colleges more than individuals.
It might have something to do with the handmade sign by the walkway: âAbandon hope all ye who enter.â
âWeâre not going to let other people define our values,â one administrator said.
Many students have celebrated the signs, posted at Morehouse and Spelman Colleges, as a blow against rape culture.Â
They have a few thoughts to share as well, about inkâs place in academe.