Chronicle of Higher Education
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The president of Williams College will step down to lead a foundation, and the University of Michigan has appointed a dean for its new School for Environment and Sustainability.
After befriending a janitor at Georgetown University, Febin Bellamy engaged the help of his classmates to recognize and humanize the âUnsung Heroesâ who keep colleges running.
Collecting and sharing the stories of campus employees became a mission for one student, who saw classmates start to care and an idea built on human compassion go viral.
The use of medieval references by the alt-right, along with the traditional insularity of the field, prompts some scholars to argue for more diversity among scholars and scholarship.
To attract a generation of students, colleges try to shift outdated perceptions of a pathway to promising jobs.
Some academics told The Chronicle they had been improperly included in the database. The organization behind it has removed some entries and revised others.
The professor had made Facebook comments about race and law enforcement that stirred threats and led the college to put him on leave. A review has cleared him of violating Trinity's policies.
"We need to get this right," Ms. DeVos said of preventing and responding to campus sexual assault. But she offered no specifics on her plans for change.
A lawsuit filed last week by a group of state attorneys general against the U.S. Department of Education may indicate that states will ramp up their regulation of the for-profit sector. Hereâs what they could do.
PathwayConnect, a yearlong program created by Brigham Young University-Idaho, has graduated nearly 24,000 students by cutting marketing costs, stacking credentials, and mixing online classes with real-world meetups. What can other colleges learn from the endeavor?
Advocates for students fret over the education secretaryâs loosening of the regulatory reins. But few colleges are complaining.
After the publication of a report alleging that many scholars took money from the technology giant and failed to disclose that information, several of them challenged the report as misleading and unfair.
Candice Jackson stirred outrage ahead of a Title IX summit by asserting that the vast majority of sexual-assault complaints âfall into the category of âwe were both drunk.ââ
A high-profile study this week showed a decline in trust of higher education and the news media. But colleges may have some built-in advantages in avoiding the erosion of confidence that has rocked journalism.
An appropriations panelâs budget plan rejects the administrationâs proposal to eliminate or sharply cut indirect-cost payments for medical research.
The chief lawyer in the Education Departmentâs Office for Civil Rights says that nearly all Title IX accusations âfall into the category of âwe were both drunk.ââ
Roadtrip Nation is known for its bright-green RVs that take students on career journeys. Mike Marriner, a founder of the group, describes how it continues to expand its mission to help people prepare for their lives after graduation.
The Chronicleâs re:Learning video series explores the new education landscape with innovators from within and outside academe.
Activists on all sides of the fraught debate over campus sexual assault and Title IX enforcement are meeting with the education secretary this week. Some of them talked with The Chronicle about their priorities for those conversations.
In a recent survey of astronomers, 40 percent of the women of color who responded said they felt unsafe at work because of their race.