Higher Education News

Why Is Michigan State’s President Facing Calls to Resign?

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 11, 2017 - 5:25pm
Increased outrage over the abusive conduct of Larry Nassar, a former university physician and USA Gymnastics team doctor, isn’t the only reason Lou Anna Simon is taking heat.
Categories: Higher Education News

What Happened to These 15 Accused Harassers?

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 11, 2017 - 4:04pm
The #MeToo movement has ignited a conversation about sexual harassment on campuses. The Chronicle looked beyond the recent wave of allegations, to trace the outcomes of 15 prior cases.
Categories: Higher Education News

Facing Anxiety

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 11, 2017 - 3:51pm
Students share how they cope with it, and what their professors and peers need to know.
Categories: Higher Education News

Students, Share Your Story: How Does Anxiety Affect You?

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 11, 2017 - 3:51pm
The Chronicle is teaming up with Active Minds, a nonprofit group focused on mental-health issues, to collect students’ stories. Share yours by filling out this form.
Categories: Higher Education News

Central Washington U. Places Professor — and State Lawmaker — on Leave Amid Allegations

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 11, 2017 - 2:44pm
Matt Manweller, a political scientist and a politician, has been under investigation for sexual harassment twice since he began teaching at the university, in 2003.
Categories: Higher Education News

In Reversal, College Adviser Who Was Grabbed by Far-Right Speaker Is Criminally Charged

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 11, 2017 - 10:57am
The speaker, Lucian Wintrich, had previously been charged on a count of “breach of peace,” but that has since been dropped.
Categories: Higher Education News

In Altered Bill, House Republicans Would Bar Penalties to Single-Gender Clubs

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 11, 2017 - 9:24am
A new provision of the proposed reauthorization of the Higher Education Act appears to take aim at efforts, like Harvard’s, to rein in the campus organizations.
Categories: Higher Education News

The Verification Trap

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 10, 2017 - 5:00pm
This overlooked part of the federal-aid process isn’t meant to hinder low-income students, but that’s often what it does.
Categories: Higher Education News

What Separates Man From Beast? Creativity

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 10, 2017 - 4:30pm
And what is creativity? A neuroscientist and a composer explored that question together.
Categories: Higher Education News

What I'm Reading: ‘Spaceflight in the Shuttle Era and Beyond’

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 10, 2017 - 4:30pm
A dean who has worked on space experiments looks at what universities can learn from NASA about strategic planning.
Categories: Higher Education News

You’re Screwing Up. You Can Do Better.

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 10, 2017 - 4:30pm
A masculinity-studies approach can get those messages across to male students behaving badly.
Categories: Higher Education News

Welcoming Veterans Without Stifling Debate

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 10, 2017 - 4:26pm
A new book says military-friendly campuses may fall short of giving veterans what they need: a chance to talk openly.
Categories: Higher Education News

Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (12/15/2017)

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 10, 2017 - 4:25pm
Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld will become president at Hebrew College, and Shane Martin was named provost at Seattle University.
Categories: Higher Education News

Selected New Books on Higher Education

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 10, 2017 - 4:25pm
Among the latest topics are the incorporation of game-derived techniques into teaching, and race relations on elite campuses.
Categories: Higher Education News

Private Colleges Had 58 Millionaire Presidents in 2015

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
The Chronicle’s annual analysis of executive compensation at the institutions finds that the average pay of their presidents in 2015 was $516,000.
Categories: Higher Education News

An MIT Dean Planned a University With No Classrooms. Here’s Where It Stands.

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 10, 2017 - 2:28pm
It’s got a founding team, start-up funds, a name, and now a website, with an application portal.
Categories: Higher Education News

How Sexual-Harassment Charges at U. of Rochester Spiraled Out of Control

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 10, 2017 - 1:07pm
Researchers have accused a professor of crossing professional boundaries and pressuring students for sex. Now, in a federal lawsuit, they say the university tried to smear them as gossips and liars.
Categories: Higher Education News

Why One University Wants to Close Lots of Small Libraries and Create ‘Hubs’

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 8, 2017 - 12:08pm
The University of Wisconsin at Madison’s plan follows a trend of libraries’ focusing less on books and more on students. Still, some professors see moving collections offsite as a loss.
Categories: Higher Education News

This UNC Student Is a College Trustee at 23. Here’s What She Thinks of the Confederate Monument on Her Campus.

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 7, 2017 - 6:50pm
“You may be tempted to call me a coddled millennial,” said Mya Roberson in a message to the university’s trustees and chancellor. “But I am human. I am black. And I am fed up.”
Categories: Higher Education News

California Wildfires Upend Exams at Region’s Colleges and Heighten Tensions at UCLA

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 7, 2017 - 5:07pm
At least 10 institutions canceled classes on Thursday, only days before finals were to start. Meanwhile, students at the University of California at Los Angeles were angry over what they called a delay in its emergency-notification system.
Categories: Higher Education News

Pages

Subscribe to Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education aggregator - Higher Education News