Chronicle of Higher Education
Student-affairs panelists share strategies for improving graduates’ placement rates.
Almost 30 years ago, one college faced an enrollment crisis. So it took a risk that has allowed it to stabilize and grow.
An inquiry was suspended for lack of evidence, the local police chief said. He urged colleges to act quickly in the face of complaints.
Senators agreed with a panel that oversees accreditors that it’s time to overhaul the process by which colleges are certified for federal aid. But the lawmakers took a big step further.
Reform-minded senators raised the prospect of significant changes in how accreditation works, how student outcomes are tracked, and how to keep student-loan borrowers from defaulting.
The average scientist is 42 before he or she scores a first NIH grant. That creates a gap, and three philanthropic groups are trying to fill it.
For some, the incident reinforces a sense that the university has a long way to go before black, Latino, and Asian students feel as welcome as their white counterparts.
Cutting tuition has both champions and critics. But both groups agree that a price cut is nowhere near that simple, and is not for every college.
After several years of declining numbers, Newberry College welcomed 19 percent more new students than the previous fall. Here’s how it turned things around.
Sharon L. Gaber will go to Toledo from the University of Arkansas, and George Bridges to Evergreen State from Whitman College.
Even researchers who disagree on whether today’s results are overstated agree on the promise of tomorrow’s.
Thomas W. Gilligan will leave the University of Texas at Austin to lead the think tank at Stanford; he will succeed the longtime director John Raisian.
Sweet Briar College's unexpected decision to close has touched every member of the small community: students plotting a new course, professors losing their homes, and a president who swears there was no alternative.
An unusual meeting at Berkeley offers job advice and consultation to those looking for work beyond the campus.
Amid the turmoil over a classmate’s arrest, the Student Council's president-elect has set up a meeting between students and state public-safety officials.
The director of the National Science Foundation, France A. Córdova, is devising strategies to improve the standing of female scientists, who are paid less and promoted less often than men are.
A black University of Virginia student was injured while being arrested. Experts say the institution should respond carefully.
The dismissal of a prominent historian from Thammasat University fuels concerns about a deteriorating environment for academic freedom in Thailand.