Higher Education News

Big Data for Student Success Still Limited to Early Adopters

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 9, 2017 - 4:30pm
With a few exceptions, high-tech efforts to track students with learning analytics are still just getting off the ground.
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How to Make Time for Research and Writing

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 9, 2017 - 4:30pm
Twelve scholars share their tips for getting it done.
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Making Summer Work

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 9, 2017 - 4:30pm
Want to be productive and set smart goals for your break? Here’s how.
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How One Professor Avoided Summer Slump

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 9, 2017 - 4:30pm
To make the best use of her break, an assistant professor at the U. of Oregon broke it into three chunks.
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The Arc of Her Survival

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 9, 2017 - 4:30pm
A decade ago, Kristina Anderson was shot while in her French class at Virginia Tech. Now she’s reshaping, again and again, the meaning of that terrible day.
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Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (4/14/2017)

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 9, 2017 - 4:30pm
Juilliard School's campus in Tianjin, China, named its first president, and a veteran leader of journalism schools in the United States was appointed founding dean of the journalism school at O.P. Jindal Global University, in India.  
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‘We Teach Peace in the Stuttering Light’

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 9, 2017 - 4:30pm
After the shootings, Lucinda Roy, an English professor, felt she had failed. "We have this idea of the ideal teacher, that if you only try heard enough, you will be able to reach every student."
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Big Hopes, Scant Evidence

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 9, 2017 - 4:29pm
Acquiring an expensive tool does not guarantee demonstrable and sustainable improvement.
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Growing Pains Begin to Emerge in Open-Textbook Movement

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 9, 2017 - 4:29pm
Freely licensed textbooks mean big savings for students, but the extra work of assembling the course materials makes some faculty members wonder what’s in it for them.
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Keeping Up With the Growing Threat to Data Security

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 9, 2017 - 4:28pm
College networks are under constant attack by hackers whose tools are increasingly sophisticated.
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Where Every Student Is a Potential Data Point

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 9, 2017 - 4:28pm
At Western Governors University, an online-only institution that enrolls 80,000, the possibilities for institutional researchers are just about endless.
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Reading List for a New World Order

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 9, 2017 - 4:28pm
Selected readings on digital technology.
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New York State Will Test Free Tuition

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 9, 2017 - 7:54am
While other states allow free tuition to community colleges, the New York effort is being called the nation’s first free-tuition program for middle-class families.
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‘Everyone’s Recovery Is Different’

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 9, 2017 - 4:30am
Jerzy Nowak, whose wife, Jocelyne Couture-Nowak, was killed at Virginia Tech in 2007, recalls the day that changed his life, and how he and their daughter continued.
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Why It’s So Hard for Undocumented Students to ‘Fix’ Their Status

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 9, 2017 - 2:55am
Some people question why such students don’t obtain permanent legal residency. The answer? It’s extremely difficult.
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With DACA’s Future Uncertain, Students Gamble on a Chance to Study Abroad

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 9, 2017 - 2:55am
"Dreamers" are often advised not to leave the country, for fear that they won’t be allowed to re-enter. Some of them are taking the risk anyway.
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All Members of Faculty Senate at Gordon College Resign Their Posts

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 7, 2017 - 5:21pm
The seven faculty members cited as their reason disagreements with administrators of the Massachusetts institution over shared governance.
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Former Chancellor Brings Emotional Resonance to ‘S-Town’

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 7, 2017 - 12:31pm
The hit podcast highlights a long-running friendship between Thomas F. Moore, who led the University of South Carolina Upstate, and an eccentric polymath who was once his student.
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Black Professors at Kentucky State Vote No Confidence in Faculty Senate's President

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 7, 2017 - 11:33am
But the Faculty Caucus of Color expressed the "highest confidence" in the chairwoman of the university's Board of Regents.
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Cheerleaders at Coastal Carolina U. Were in 'Escort Service,' Police Say

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 7, 2017 - 9:54am
An investigator's report may offer some explanation as to why the university suspended its cheerleading team.
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