NEW ORLEANS — A report released last week shows that while campus enrollments declined 3.2 percent from fall 2012 to fall 2015, distance education enrollments rose 11 percent. Private nonprofit institutions saw the biggest jump in online enrollments – 40 percent – during that time period.
The projectâs purpose isnât just to oppose President Trump, one organizer says. Itâs about defending progressive values for years to come.
For decades the government has repaid institutions for the incidental costs of research it considers necessary. The Trump administration has cast doubt on the deal.
The boardâs chairman, Ira Lubert, declined days ago to condemn comments by Albert Lord, who said he was "running out of sympathy" for Jerry Sanduskyâs sexual-abuse victims. Now the chairman is calling for Mr. Lordâs resignation.
The Internal Revenue Service's data-retrieval tool, which helps students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, was shut down last month without warning or explanation.
Hungaryâs bid to shut down the institution is part of a larger battle that pits the cosmopolitan values of liberal democracy against an ascendant wave of nationalist authoritarianism in Europe and elsewhere.
Creators of a free tool that locates open-access versions of research articles are hoping to make scholarly publishers rethink their business models.
At the University of Southern California, faculty members are trying to change what it means to be a professor in the Trump era.
A chance encounter of three researchers has blossomed into a loose collective that seeks to examine one specialized topic against a global backdrop.
Albert L. Lord's decision comes on the heels of his apology for a comment he emailed to The Chronicle in which he said was "running out of sympathy" for victims in the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
Brian Wansink, a well-known researcher, drew scrutiny when his work was shown to include statistical discrepancies, questionable research practices, and recycled data.
Several scholars have said examples from a book by the Supreme Court nominee constitute plagiarism, while others say it is not that serious, or stops short of the usual definition.
The Faculty Council, a leadership body of the Faculty Senate, voted to express its concerns about the "unfulfilled promises" of the university's president and provost.
The policy, from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, would apply to both institutional and independent agents and would cover both domestic and international admissions.
Pennsylvania State Universityâs Faculty Senate has recommended changes that would turn jobs off the tenure track into a viable career path. The move is more comprehensive than most such efforts, but it has plenty of forbears.
The association's Board of Governors voted "reluctantly" to allow arenas in the state to once again be considered for NCAA events.
Both big and small programs put a priority on trust in their athletic tutors. "Weâll tell them right off the bat, We almost donât care what you know," one tutor coordinator says. "The question is: Can you be trusted?"
Wake Forest University is using a gift from the Charles Koch Foundation to establish an institute focused on the study of "human flourishing." The result has been a bitter debate over its gift policies and perceived threats to academic freedom.
Big gifts to higher education last year topped $6 billion for the first time, continuing a postrecession surge in eight- and nine-figure donations. Giving from smaller contributors is declining.
The negative news stories constitute a âsignificant event,â and the investigation will ensure continued compliance with the accreditor's standards, said Belle Wheelan, president of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools' Commission on Colleges.
The faculty union criticized the announcement as "threatening to strike at quality" of the state's university system.