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Chronicle of Higher Education: Colleges Need to Rethink Their Market — and Maybe Their Mission

Dom, 02/16/2020 - 16:30
To survive, colleges need to recruit a wider swath of students and connect their curriculum to the job market.

Chronicle of Higher Education: The New Ph.D.

Dom, 02/16/2020 - 16:30
Momentum grows to rewrite the rules of graduate training.

Chronicle of Higher Education: The Time Is Now: Restorative Justice for Sexual Misconduct

Dom, 02/16/2020 - 16:30
The process brings the person harmed, the person responsible, and friends and family together to participate in a professionally facilitated meeting.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Should All Faculty-Student Romance Be Banned? Here’s One Answer

Dom, 02/16/2020 - 16:30
When Cornell updated its guidelines, that question became the key point of discussion.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Liability Everywhere

Dom, 02/16/2020 - 16:30
On top of mental-health, class-action, and other legal concerns, the upcoming era of austerity, downsizing, and closings will bring a variety of new headaches.

Chronicle of Higher Education: A Model Mental-Health Policy

Dom, 02/16/2020 - 16:30
Stanford’s new approach to leaves of absence has been hailed as clearer and more humane.

Chronicle of Higher Education: The Scientific Paper Is Outdated

Dom, 02/16/2020 - 16:30
For the sake of research, their careers, and their mental health, scientists should spend more time developing software.    

Chronicle of Higher Education: Are Student Activists ‘Snowflakes’?

Dom, 02/16/2020 - 16:30
They are sometimes dismissed as too sensitive or censorious. That’s unfair, according to the author of a new book.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Colleges Are Raising the Profile of Online Leadership

Dom, 02/16/2020 - 16:30
Leaders of online campuses place students first, technology second.

Chronicle of Higher Education: The Trends Report 2020

Dom, 02/16/2020 - 16:30
Our annual report on five trends in higher education you need to know about, with expert analysis, insights, and commentary to spark innovative thinking on your campus.

Chronicle of Higher Education: When Banks Pay for College Students to Learn About Money

Vie, 02/14/2020 - 16:01
Some universities use commercial banks’ experts, materials, and funding to teach students financial literacy. What rules an institution sets for such arrangements depends on which one you ask.

Chronicle of Higher Education: ‘Moving the Goalposts’: What You Need to Know About DeVos’s Closer Scrutiny of Foreign Gifts

Jue, 02/13/2020 - 16:49
In the letters, the department appeared to urge a thorough accounting of all programs, activities, and people funded with money from foreign entities — no matter how small.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Therapy for the Snapchat Generation

Jue, 02/13/2020 - 15:00
A few years ago, colleges used it as a screening tool, if at all. But for the digital natives, counseling by phone or laptop feels natural.

Chronicle of Higher Education: How Can You Find Time to Connect With Students — When There’s Never Enough Time?

Jue, 02/13/2020 - 02:00
Professors share their strategies for getting to know their students as people.

Chronicle of Higher Education: ‘They’re Leaving Low-Income Students in the Lurch’: Public Colleges Have Doubled Down on Merit Aid, Report Says

Mié, 02/12/2020 - 22:01
Amid heightened financial pressure, the institutions are increasingly offering aid based not on students’ financial need but on merit.

Chronicle of Higher Education: UNC’s Silent Sam Settlement Sparked a Backlash. Now a Judge Has Overturned the Deal.

Mié, 02/12/2020 - 19:26
The Sons of Confederate Veterans will no longer get the statue, nor the $2.5 million that came with it.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Transitions: Simmons U. Names New President; U. of Illinois at Springfield Chancellor Will Step Down

Mié, 02/12/2020 - 16:45
Simmons's next chief executive comes from Cornell University, where she serves as dean of the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.

Chronicle of Higher Education: International Graduate Enrollments Rebound

Mié, 02/12/2020 - 13:26
The number of new graduate students enrolled in American colleges increased by 4 percent in the fall of 2019; and other top news in global higher ed. 

Chronicle of Higher Education: This College Wants Students to Commit Soon. So It’s Running an ‘Early Deposit Awards Program.’

Mié, 02/12/2020 - 11:22
Accepted applicants who submit an enrollment deposit to Albion College by March 6 will be entered in a drawing. Prizes include a free meal plan.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Why Internships Can Ease the Path From College to Career — And Why They Often Don’t

Mié, 02/12/2020 - 02:00
Insights from an anthropologist who studies career-to-college transitions.