Higher Education News

An Executive Summary

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 10:30pm
The Editors
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In Trump Country, College Is a Leaky Lifeboat

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 5:00pm
As an Indiana county tries to stay afloat in a 21st-century economy, local colleges prove to be an integral part of the future.
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Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (3/3/2017)

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:31pm
Government officials moving into higher education include Janine Davidson, former under secretary of the U.S. Navy, who will lead Metropolitan State University of Denver, and John Kerry, the former U.S. secretary of state, who will join Yale.  
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6 Ways to Increase Engagement With Young Alumni

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
By Kathryn Masterson
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Connecting to Young Alumni

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Elon University and other colleges experiment with ways to keep recent graduates engaged.
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The 2017 Trends Report

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
With the political uncertainties of the Trump administration, it’s a dicey business trying to project what’s next for college campuses. Our 2017 Trends Report can help you stay on top of the turmoil.
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The Trends Report

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
This report examines the most pressing problems but also looks at some cutting-edge solutions. You’ll find strategies being tried by other colleges; tips on how to promote change; data; expert commentary; and other takeaways. Think of it as a briefing on what’s essential to know in the year ahead.
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Activist Athletes

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Players test their power with protests on and off the field.
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Safety Net

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Colleges struggle to help their hungry and homeless students.
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Commentary: Where Do Students Learn About Fake News? In Freshman Comp

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Teachers of these courses find themselves positioned as our society’s first line of defense.
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Cybersecurity, Rising

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Working to meet a national shortage of computer-safety personnel, colleges find customers and complications.
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Commentary: Islands Are Not the Answer

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Instead of individual sanctuary declarations, colleges and universities need to take collective action to defend DACA and undocumented students.
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Defending Diversity

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Without gauges of effectiveness, diversity policies can be legally risky.
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Information Literacy

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Teaching students to separate fact from fiction has become a priority after an election in which false "news" played a large role.
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How Studying Classroom Diversity Helped the U. of Texas Win Its Case

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Gary Lavergne used qualitative and quantitative evidence to demonstrate the benefits of racial diversity.
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Innovations in Cybersecurity Benefit Graduates and the Nation

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Colleges with programs that go beyond just teaching code may do more for the country than help students find jobs.
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Harassment Vigilance

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Scholarly societies and academic departments are becoming more vigilant about monitoring and preventing sexual harassment in their profession.
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The Scholars Who Study the Working Class

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Not everyone in academe is oblivious about what’s happening in middle America.
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Cultural Divide

Chronicle of Higher Education - February 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
Some professors see the election as a sign that they should reach out to people who hold different views. Others are doubling down.
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