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Chronicle of Higher Education: A College President Made an Ill-Chosen Racial Analogy. It’s Not the First Time Someone in His Position Has Done That.

Mar, 02/11/2020 - 17:02
University presidents have come under fire for a variety of race-related comments in recent years. Some college leaders say it’s time to make cultural competency a top priority.

Chronicle of Higher Education: ‘Act Now!’ Say Hello to the New Enrollment Playbook

Mar, 02/11/2020 - 16:00
How retail tactics are reshaping student recruitment.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Big Donors to Colleges Increasingly Focus on Ways to Spur Social Mobility

Mar, 02/11/2020 - 12:00
Michael Bloomberg topped The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s just-released rankings of the donors who gave the most in 2019, in part because of his gift to aid students at the Johns Hopkins University,

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Chronicle of Higher Education: Concordia U. at Portland Will Close at Semester’s End

Lun, 02/10/2020 - 16:54
The university was battered by fierce competition in the online-education market, its interim president said.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Are the Humanities Really in Crisis?

Dom, 02/09/2020 - 16:30
Neal Lester thinks that’s a cliché. The real question is, How do we communicate the value of the humanities without getting bogged down by defining it?

Chronicle of Higher Education: When the Culture War Comes to Class

Dom, 02/09/2020 - 15:30
How a Texas State University course on sexuality became a battleground in America’s partisan divide.

Chronicle of Higher Education: A College Merger Got Off To A Rocky Start. Here Are Some of the Lessons.

Vie, 02/07/2020 - 15:25
A deal between the Watkins College of Art and Belmont University highlights the importance of long-term planning, transparent communication, and common institutional values.

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Chronicle of Higher Education: Why Colleges Are Ripe Targets for Cyberattacks — and How They Can Protect Themselves

Jue, 02/06/2020 - 17:06
Campuses, with their treasure-trove of data, are often overmatched by hackers. But education and broader responsibility can help bolster security.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Free Speech or Threat? An Anti-Gay Pamphlet Roils a Public University

Jue, 02/06/2020 - 16:32
When a marginalized group sensed danger, it demanded action. Administrators said the law limited their options.

Chronicle of Higher Education: 2 Trustees Allegedly Schemed to Sway a Student Election. It’s Been Done Before.

Jue, 02/06/2020 - 13:06
The incident is the latest in a series of attempts to influence student-government elections in recent years.

Chronicle of Higher Education: To Improve Persistence, This College Asks Professors to Have a 15-Minute Meeting With Each Student

Jue, 02/06/2020 - 02:00
At Oakton Community College, professors play a key role in keeping students enrolled.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Coronavirus Is Prompting Alarm on American Campuses. Anti-Asian Discrimination Could Do More Harm.

Mié, 02/05/2020 - 19:01
Amid the disease outbreak, professors are finding ways to monitor bias against Asian-American and international students.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Giving to Colleges Grows 6.1% as Grant Makers Lead the Way

Mié, 02/05/2020 - 16:40
Gifts from foundations grew 21.3 percent, to $17 billion.

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Chronicle of Higher Education: Giving to Universities Grows 6.1% as Grant Makers Lead the Way

Mié, 02/05/2020 - 16:40
Gifts from foundations grew 21.3 percent, to $17 billion.

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Chronicle of Higher Education: Transitions: First Female President at Macalester College; U. of Michigan Names Acting Provost

Mié, 02/05/2020 - 15:50
Suzanne Rivera will become the first Latina president of Macalester, in Minnesota.

Chronicle of Higher Education: The Industry Connecting Students With Real-World Challenges Is Growing

Mié, 02/05/2020 - 02:00
It’s a recognition of the value of experiential education and an expanding movement of alternative credentials coming from outside the academy that have their own currency in the market.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Poaching Enrolled Students: Once Taboo, Now OK

Mar, 02/04/2020 - 22:03
Many enrollment leaders are considering offering transfer incentives to students enrolled at other colleges, according to a new report. But is that a good idea?

Chronicle of Higher Education: ‘Understand Your Budget,’ a Vice President Says

Mar, 02/04/2020 - 14:20
“You would think your first couple of weeks you’re going to create your vision and your plan,” says Yolanda Gibson of Shenandoah University, but grasping budget data, policies, procedures, and p

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Chronicle of Higher Education: The Coalition for College’s New Leader Says ‘Success Is Not Just a Number’

Mar, 02/04/2020 - 12:24
A well-known enrollment official will become chief executive of a consortium of public and private institutions that runs a shared college application.

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Chronicle of Higher Education: Here’s Why a U. of California Panel Recommends Keeping the ACT and SAT — for Now

Lun, 02/03/2020 - 18:11
Critics of the exams hoped a long-awaited report would weaken the grip of testing requirements. Instead it affirmed the status quo.

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