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The states are part of a network that is tackling what experts see as a growing disconnect between the nation’s education system and its economy.
To a sometimes skeptical audience, Lamar Alexander recommends postcard size, with just two questions.
One proposal would evaluate colleges based on how well they educate needy students—and "create a little public embarrassment" for those that don’t.
Amid the torrent of criticism of a recent study, corporations may simply decide not to give academics access to their internal data.
Arcadia University’s Graciela Slesaransky-Poe is known for training teachers to be sensitive to their students’ diverse identities, including gender dysphoria.
Joseph S. Francisco leaves his job as a professor at Purdue University to lead the University of Nebraska at Lincoln’s College of Arts and Sciences.
Distance-education programs are particularly vulnerable, because many aid applicants never appear in person.
The former Canadian politician, who has been dividing his time between Harvard and the University of Toronto, will be a professor of press and politics. Read about that and other job-related news.
Sure, green cards would be nice, foreign scientists say, but they’d rather have the money. And Chinese universities, in competing for stars, are offering more.
As fraudulent investments are made public, Ball State University creates new safeguards.
Language varies widely from college to college, but pressure is growing to toughen the standards.
Over 13 years the Mellon Foundation awarded $2.9-billion in grants, more than 40 percent of which supported projects in higher education. Use The Chronicle's interactive database to explore Mellon's grants.
The understated philanthropy’s new president may widen its influence on diversity and the value of the humanities.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, a major supporter of the humanities and arts, studies its strategy for saving the humanities.
Newly introduced bills would streamline the federal student-aid form and give students and their families better access to higher-education metrics.
That Arizona State University can offer big discounts suggests how much such institutions earn from distance learning.
Ted Mitchell, the under secretary of education, says much of that work might more appropriately belong to the state and federal governments.
With the trial concluding this week, legal experts say the plaintiffs have proved their case. But higher courts may not agree.
The 785-page legislation reveals what the Democrats plan to push for in negotiations with House Republicans.