Higher Education News

For Undocumented Students, Trump Adds New Risk to Study Abroad

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 5, 2016 - 2:55am
Those traveling overseas are being advised to return before the president-elect takes office. If they don’t, they could be blocked from re-entering the United States.
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A Push to 'Expand White Privilege'

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 4, 2016 - 4:31pm
The white supremacist Richard Spencer sees college campuses as an important recruiting ground and hopes to visit "all the major ones."
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The Personal Lecture

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 4, 2016 - 4:31pm
How to make big classes feel small.
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5 Ways to Shake Up the Lecture

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 4, 2016 - 4:31pm
Flipping the classroom has gotten the most attention, but professors have a variety of approaches in their toolkits to improve the student experience.
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Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (12/9/2016)

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 4, 2016 - 4:30pm
The University of Minnesota at Morris selected Michelle Behr as its next chancellor; Saint Louis University appointed a new dean for its law school.  
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How One University Encourages Innovation in Teaching

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 4, 2016 - 4:30pm
The U. of Georgia organizes faculty learning communities to help professors rethink the lecture.
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39 Private-College Leaders Earn More Than $1 Million

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 4, 2016 - 4:00pm
The Chronicle's annual analysis of executive compensation at the institutions finds that the average pay of their presidents in 2014 was $489,927.
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Harvard Places Men's Cross-Country Team on 'Athletic Probation'

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 3, 2016 - 11:11am
But what that means isn't quite clear. The captain says the punishment will not affect competition.
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Student Is Arrested in Fatal Stabbing of U. of Southern California Professor

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 3, 2016 - 9:45am
A detective with the Los Angeles police department said the assault on Friday was most likely the result of a personal dispute.
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Virginia Foxx Is House GOP's Choice to Lead Education Committee

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 2, 2016 - 4:41pm
The North Carolina Republican, a former community-college president, will succeed Rep. John P. Kline Jr. in January, when the 115th Congress convenes.
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UNLV Instructor Apologizes for Saying He Would Report Undocumented Students

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 2, 2016 - 2:50pm
George Buch said he was joking when he told a student in a Facebook conversation, "No safe spaces in my classes :)."
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Yale Sets Guidelines on Renaming Campus Buildings

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 2, 2016 - 10:38am
The new policy will be used to consider whether to change the name of the university's Calhoun College, which honors a champion of slavery.
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U. of Pennsylvania Provost Named New Duke U. President

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 2, 2016 - 8:32am
After an international search, Duke has selected Vincent Price as its 10th president.
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After Backlash, Hampshire College Returns U.S. Flag to Campus

Chronicle of Higher Education - December 2, 2016 - 8:01am
The flag had been removed by college officials after being lowered to half-staff and then set on fire, apparently by students or others seeking to make a statement about the presidential election.
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