Higher Education News

University Leaders Should Plan for Another Year of Campus-Speech Protests. Here’s How.

Chronicle of Higher Education - July 30, 2017 - 5:48pm
When polarizing speakers come to campus, there’s no way to guarantee that violence won’t ensue. But student-affairs officials say there are several steps that can mitigate risk.
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What I’m Reading: ‘Written/Unwritten’

Chronicle of Higher Education - July 30, 2017 - 4:30pm
A new book is an important guide for faculty members of color on how to earn tenure while remaining authentic.
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Teaching the Art of the Difficult Classroom Conversation

Chronicle of Higher Education - July 30, 2017 - 4:30pm
Today’s minefield of political and social issues requires even the most experienced educators to step carefully.
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Training Graduate Students to Be Effective Teachers

Chronicle of Higher Education - July 30, 2017 - 4:30pm
More colleges are making it a priority to teach future faculty members how to teach.
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What I'm Reading: ‘Written/Unwritten'

Chronicle of Higher Education - July 30, 2017 - 4:30pm
A new book is an important guide for faculty members of color on how to earn tenure while remaining authentic.
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A Look at Teacher-Training Programs for Graduate Students

Chronicle of Higher Education - July 30, 2017 - 4:30pm
Universities often offer orientations and workshops, though not all programs are mandatory.
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Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (8/4/2017)

Chronicle of Higher Education - July 30, 2017 - 4:30pm
Subra Suresh, who stepped down this summer as president of Carnegie Mellon, will lead a university in Singapore. The University of California named a new provost.
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Selected New Books on Higher Education

Chronicle of Higher Education - July 30, 2017 - 4:30pm
Compiled by Nina C. Ayoub
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Inside the Struggles of a Less-Selective College

Chronicle of Higher Education - July 30, 2017 - 4:30pm
By embedding himself in an admissions office, an author saw up close the difficulties of providing valued degrees to underserved students.
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In Charlottesville, UVa Grapples With Its History and the Alt-Right

Chronicle of Higher Education - July 30, 2017 - 3:45pm
The University of Virginia is bracing for a march of extremist right-wing groups in its home city. The event is expected to inflame tensions that have been brewing for months.
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Idea Lab: Colleges Solving Problems

Chronicle of Higher Education - July 29, 2017 - 10:00pm
A collection of more than two dozen explorations of the problems colleges face, and how they are solving them. The articles include news, analysis, data, advice, and opinion.
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Comic-Con, a Meteorite Petting Zoo, and a $10,000 VIP Package — All for 2 Minutes of Darkness

Chronicle of Higher Education - July 29, 2017 - 10:10am
For universities in the path of the solar eclipse on August 21, the event is an opportunity to show off physics departments, conduct some experiments, and — if they’re really lucky — make a little money.
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