Higher Education News

Penn State Trustee Apologizes for Comment About Sandusky's 'So Called Victims'

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 3, 2017 - 11:34am
"Though quoted accurately it was too flippant and caustic," Albert L. Lord said of his comments to The Chronicle, in which he said he was “running out sympathy for 35 yr old, so called victims with 7 digit net worth.”
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Coding Boot Camps Come Into the Fold With Campus Partnerships

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 3, 2017 - 2:55am
The career-focused programs were initially pitched as the antithesis of traditional colleges. But now several boot camps are discovering the value of a more direct connection to universities, and vice versa.
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As Marches Approach, Science Advocates Warn Universities to Prepare for Backlash

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 3, 2017 - 2:55am
Scientists and social scientists feel compelled to play a more public role in defending the value of their work. But that comes with risks — and institutions and disciplinary groups need to do more to prepare, say some leaders in the field.
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Wayne State’s Move to Strip 5 Professors of Tenure Sparks Unease About a Broader Threat

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 3, 2017 - 2:55am
The Michigan university is seeking to deal with medical-school professors who its president says are abusing the system. Other faculty members are wary.
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Anti-Clinton Lawyer Apparently Is Tapped for Key Civil-Rights Post

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 2, 2017 - 8:18pm
The lawyer, Candice Jackson, reportedly will temporarily lead the Education Department office that has led federal oversight of how colleges deal with sexual assault.
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Best Practices in Dual Enrollment

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 2, 2017 - 4:30pm
Wide access, high quality, and easy transferability of credits are among the characteristics that can help programs succeed.
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The General Who Got the Air Force Academy Talking About Sexual Assault

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 2, 2017 - 4:30pm
The first woman to lead one of the nation’s elite military institutions says the way to improve campus climate is to "be open to being uncomfortable."
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In Idaho, a College Connects With Teachers

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 2, 2017 - 4:30pm
Successful dual-enrollment programs are built on strong partnerships, like the ones between Boise State University and the high schools it works with.
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In Georgia, a Streamlined Program Draws Students

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 2, 2017 - 4:30pm
The state’s Move on When Ready plan has tripled the number of dual-credit enrollments in technical-college courses over five years.
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Key Research Studies on Dual Enrollment

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 2, 2017 - 4:30pm
Research done in Colorado, Oregon, and elsewhere suggests that the programs help more students enroll in college and get their degrees.
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Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (4/7/2017)

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 2, 2017 - 4:30pm
Vermont Technical College appointed its first female president, and a former U.S. secretary of defense will join Harvard University.  
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How Colleges Are Teaming Up With High Schools to Streamline Students’ Paths

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 2, 2017 - 4:30pm
Dual-enrollment courses are growing in popularity as a way to solve some of higher education’s most vexing problems.
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Victim in Vanderbilt Rape Case Is Shocked That a Suspect Is Speaking on Campuses

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 2, 2017 - 12:24pm
The suspect, who has pleaded not guilty and faces trial in June, has been part of a presentation for athletes on sexual-assault awareness and prevention.
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Professor Who Was Detained in China Returns to Australia

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 2, 2017 - 6:29am
The Chinese-studies scholar was held for questioning about his research on human-rights lawyers in China.
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How to Bring a College Back to Life

Chronicle of Higher Education - April 1, 2017 - 4:30pm
In 2015, Sweet Briar College’s new president arrived to face a daunting task: resuscitate a campus that the previous administration had left for dead. Here's the inside story of how he did that.
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Rollins College Student Is Reinstated Following Religious Dispute With Professor

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 31, 2017 - 10:50am
The Christian student's lawyer has called for a "full inquiry" into the actions of the Muslim professor, who had sought court protection from the allegedly disruptive student.
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Trump Proposal to Cut Indirect Research Payments Would Hit State Universities Hardest

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 31, 2017 - 2:55am
The reimbursements reflect the legitimate expenses of academic science, and would still need to be covered, experts say.
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Why Is a Suspect in the Vanderbilt Rape Case Talking to Athletes About Sexual Assault?

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 31, 2017 - 2:44am
Brandon E. Banks was scheduled to speak to athletes at Louisiana State University, until concerned students and faculty members got wind of the talk.
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A Springboard to College

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 30, 2017 - 10:00pm
Dual-enrollment courses are growing in popularity as a way to encourage students to take the leap earlier.   
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Sweet Briar Picks Up the Pieces

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 30, 2017 - 10:00pm
The Virginia college was on the brink of closure two years ago. Read our previous coverage here.
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