Higher Education News

Scholar Finds That Academe’s ‘Chilly Climate’ for Single Mothers Persists

Chronicle of Higher Education - May 7, 2017 - 4:30pm
An academic who wrote a book on single mothers in college describes the struggles such women face and recalls her own experience getting a Ph.D. as an unmarried mom.
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Scholar Finds That Academe's 'Chilly Climate' for Single Mothers Persists

Chronicle of Higher Education - May 7, 2017 - 4:30pm
An academic who wrote a book on single mothers in college describes the struggles such women face and recalls her own experience getting a Ph.D. as an unmarried mom.
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Helping Professors Overcome Midcareer Malaise

Chronicle of Higher Education - May 7, 2017 - 4:30pm
After tenure, many faculty members feel unmotivated. Here’s how to keep them on track.
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The Dissatisfaction of the Associate Professor

Chronicle of Higher Education - May 7, 2017 - 4:30pm
A Harvard study analyzed how midlevel professors feel about their jobs. They rate their satisfaction with numerous aspects lower than do both full and assistant professors.
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Key Research on Midcareer Issues

Chronicle of Higher Education - May 7, 2017 - 4:30pm
Studies that examine the challenges facing associate professors go back years. But some scholars argue that the findings have been ignored.
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Ways to Get Professors to Escape Career Ruts

Chronicle of Higher Education - May 7, 2017 - 4:30pm
Career forums, one-on-one counseling sessions, and other simple efforts can help faculty members stay motivated.
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The Four Types of Post-Tenure Professor

Chronicle of Higher Education - May 7, 2017 - 4:30pm
Are you a synergistic citizen, an independent agent, a weary citizen, or just plain disgruntled?
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Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (5/12/2017)

Chronicle of Higher Education - May 7, 2017 - 4:27pm
A former U.S. assistant attorney general will be the first woman and the first African American to lead the John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York.
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Awards

Chronicle of Higher Education - May 7, 2017 - 4:26pm
Thirty-nine community-college leaders were chosen as Aspen Presidential Fellows.
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A Journal Article Provoked a Schism in Philosophy. Now the Rifts Are Deepening.

Chronicle of Higher Education - May 6, 2017 - 12:37pm
Critics blasted an article in "Hypatia" as harmful and insensitive to issues of race and gender, and the editorial board apologized. But the journal’s leaders say the statement doesn’t speak for them.
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College Official Unwittingly Tells Students That It May Soon Close

Chronicle of Higher Education - May 6, 2017 - 10:20am
The vice president for student affairs wrote, among other things, that "it may be that I will spend the better part of the coming school year closing down the College."
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At American U., a Week of Racial Turmoil Ends With Accord on Students’ Demands

Chronicle of Higher Education - May 5, 2017 - 6:49pm
Protesters shut down traffic in a show of frustration over what they felt was a sluggish response by administrators.
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In Purdue’s New Vision, How ‘Public’ Will Kaplan U. Be?

Chronicle of Higher Education - May 5, 2017 - 1:00pm
Here’s what we know about that question — and several others that have sprung up in the wake of the university’s surprising purchase of the for-profit institution.
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8 Fraternity Members Are Charged With Manslaughter in Hazing Death at Penn State

Chronicle of Higher Education - May 5, 2017 - 12:38pm
Timothy Piazza, 19, died after consuming toxic levels of alcohol during a pledge ceremony and injuring his head in a series of falls.
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A Harvard-Bound Freshman’s Journey to Advocacy

Chronicle of Higher Education - May 5, 2017 - 2:55am
While taking time off before college to reconcile his Latino and queer identities, Javier Cifuentes took an unexpected turn into activism.
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Texas Governor Is Poised to Sign Immigration Bill, Raising Risks for Undocumented Students

Chronicle of Higher Education - May 5, 2017 - 2:55am
Activists fear that the controversial measure, which was a response to the so-called sanctuary movement, will result in racial profiling.
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In Congress, Even Lawmakers’ Degrees Are a Partisan Issue

Chronicle of Higher Education - May 5, 2017 - 2:55am
The educational attainment of members of the U.S. House of Representatives far surpasses that of America’s electorate.
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In Higher Ed, Adjuncts May Have Most to Lose If Obamacare Is Repealed

Chronicle of Higher Education - May 5, 2017 - 2:44am
The U.S. House has approved a bill to replace the current law. If it succeeds, many adjuncts dread a return to the days when individual health plans were unaffordable.
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Purdue's Faculty Senate Seeks to Rescind Kaplan Deal

Chronicle of Higher Education - May 4, 2017 - 5:55pm
A resolution calls on the university’s board and its president, Mitch Daniels, to rescind decisions made without faculty input. But it’s not clear what weight the vote will carry.
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Jury Awards $1.4 Million to Former Senior Female Athletics Official at U. of Iowa

Chronicle of Higher Education - May 4, 2017 - 5:48pm
The official, Jane Meyer, was reassigned from the No. 2 post in the athletics department and later terminated. She alleged discrimination on the basis of gender and sexual orientation.
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