The proposals would reinstate year-round Pell awards and offer incentives for students who stay on track toward earning an associate degree in two years or a bachelor's in four.
The pop sensation graced the university with her presence on Monday. Her appearance was heavily, heavily documented.
The effort’s successes and failures hold lessons for other colleges interested in transformation from within.
The children of Samuel DuBose, the African-American man shot and killed by a campus police officer in July, will receive free undergraduate tuition as part of the settlement.
The trove of data about how people use the Internet could help researchers make advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning.
The professor will receive about $200,000 in pay over the next 16 months, but will have no authority to act on the university's behalf.
A Georgia lawmaker says he will introduce legislation to allow electroshock weapons on campuses, a "middle ground," he says, for students to protect themselves.
The support they need to overcome barriers to aspirational careers comes too little, too late.
College plays a role in reinforcing and even widening the gap between haves and have-nots. The Chronicle is introducing an occasional series exploring how.
A book on the big-money culture of college football is a cautionary tale for the entire academic enterprise, a professor says.
Steve Kay says he and Peter Schultz want to bring discoveries made by scientists "further down the value chain."
The NIH, for one, is building a national database to connect minority students with informal advisers at other universities or within companies, with plans to train them in ‘culturally responsive mentoring.’
Recruiting from the immigrant suburbs of Paris, Sciences Po has enrolled more minority students by focusing on socioeconomic status rather than race.
As recreational drug use spread far and wide, some students saw business opportunities.
In the State of the Union Address, the president sounds upbeat. On Wheaton College’s campus, some students sound distressed. And David Bowie’s music still sounds rebellious.
The detention of the student, Matthew Trevithick, of Hingham, Mass., had not been previously publicized. He had traveled to Iran to study Dari, a language related to Farsi.
The satirical news website has beefed up its coverage of academe, sending up not just absent-minded profs and hard-partying frats but issues like adjunct labor and free college. We're all the richer.