Higher Education News
Increased outrage over the abusive conduct of Larry Nassar, a former university physician and USA Gymnastics team doctor, isnât the only reason Lou Anna Simon is taking heat.
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.
StudentsÂ share how they cope with it, and what their professors and peers need to know.
The Chronicle is teaming up with Active Minds, a nonprofit group focused on mental-health issues, to collect studentsâ stories. Share yours by filling out this form.
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.
The speaker, Lucian Wintrich, had previously been charged on a count of âbreach of peace,â but that has since been dropped.
A new provision of the proposed reauthorization of the Higher Education Act appears to take aim at efforts, like Harvardâs, to rein in the campus organizations.
This overlooked part of the federal-aid process isnât meant to hinder low-income students, but thatâs often what it does.
And what is creativity? A neuroscientist and a composer explored that question together.
A dean who has worked on space experiments looks at what universities can learn from NASA about strategic planning.
A masculinity-studies approach can get those messages across to male students behaving badly.
A new book says military-friendly campuses may fall short of giving veterans what they need: a chance to talk openly.
Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld will become president at Hebrew College, and Shane Martin was named provost at Seattle University.
Among the latest topics are the incorporation of game-derived techniques into teaching, and race relations on elite campuses.
The Chronicleâs annual analysis of executive compensation at the institutions finds that the average pay of their presidents in 2015 was $516,000.
Itâs got a founding team, start-up funds, a name, and now a website, with an application portal.
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.
The University of Wisconsin at Madisonâs plan follows a trend of librariesâ focusing less on books and more on students. Still, some professors see moving collections offsite as a loss.
This UNC Student Is a College Trustee at 23. Here’s What She Thinks of the Confederate Monument on Her Campus.
âYou may be tempted to call me a coddled millennial,â said Mya Roberson in a message to the universityâs trustees and chancellor. âBut I am human. I am black. And I am fed up.â
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.