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Chronicle of Higher Education: This University’s Board Now Has the Power to Fire Anyone — ‘Even Down to the Janitor’

Lun, 02/03/2020 - 17:48
Before it placed its president on leave, Texas Southern’s board gave itself the ability to dismiss any employee. “I’ve never seen anything like this,” one expert says.

Chronicle of Higher Education: This U.S. Official Is Leading the Charge Against Anti-Semitism on College Campuses. Here’s What You Should Know About Him.

Lun, 02/03/2020 - 17:29
Trump’s new executive order reflects the vision of Kenneth Marcus, director of the Education Department's Office for Civil Rights.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Is It Fair to Judge a College by Its ROI?

Lun, 02/03/2020 - 12:07
A recent study ranked liberal-arts colleges by their long-term return on investment, but some college leaders say a college shouldn’t be judged on just one measure.

Chronicle of Higher Education: What Higher Ed Can Learn From Health Care

Dom, 02/02/2020 - 16:30
Peter Ubel has written a book about the economics of health care — and he thinks there may be a few lessons for higher ed in there as well.

Chronicle of Higher Education: When the Candidates Come to Campus

Dom, 02/02/2020 - 14:37
Here's what six months of college visits show about four leading Democrats.

Chronicle of Higher Education: The Oddsmakers of the College Deathwatch

Vie, 01/31/2020 - 22:01
A small industry of experts armed with data is ready to tell you if your college will survive.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Elite-College Admissions Has an Image Problem. Would Ending Legacy Admissions Help?

Jue, 01/30/2020 - 16:03
The Johns Hopkins University made waves recently by saying it had quietly ceased giving legacy preferences. But there’s reason to doubt such a move would help colleges diversify their enrollments.

U.S. Department of Education Blog | Ed.gov: Recapping ED Games Expo Week 2020

Jue, 01/30/2020 - 13:50

The ED Games Expo is the Department of Education’s annual showcase and celebration of innovation in education for students of all ages and practitioners in education and special education.

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Chronicle of Higher Education: The Transformation of Adam Johnson

Jue, 01/30/2020 - 11:55
A shooting happened in his classroom. Could his expertise help him make sense of it?

U.S. Department of Education Blog | Ed.gov: How to Deduct Student Loan Interest on your Taxes (1098-E)

Jue, 01/30/2020 - 08:54

Student loans, interest payments, and taxes: three things that have scared many people for years now. Read on to learn how these things can benefit you.

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Chronicle of Higher Education: Why Asking Students to Choose the Grade They Want Motivates Them to Learn

Jue, 01/30/2020 - 02:00
One professor shares the results of his experiment with “specifications grading.”

Chronicle of Higher Education: Don’t Send ACT/SAT Scores to Northern Illinois U. It Just Went ‘Test-Blind.’

Mié, 01/29/2020 - 19:33
In an interview with The Chronicle, the university’s director of admissions described the bottom-line reason for the policy change: The tests weren’t helping predict student success.

Chronicle of Higher Education: One Thing Democrats and Republicans Can Agree On: This College President Has to Go

Mié, 01/29/2020 - 19:09
At Northern Arizona University, students crossed party lines to campaign for her resignation.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Transitions: Nazareth College Names Next Chief; New Provost at Loyola U. New Orleans

Mié, 01/29/2020 - 16:50
Elizabeth Paul will leave her post as president of Capital University to lead Nazareth College. Loyola University New Orleans' new chief academic officer will start in July.

Chronicle of Higher Education: How to Help Low-Income Students Hold Their Own on the Job Market

Mié, 01/29/2020 - 05:00
Braven, a six-year-old nonprofit, focuses on helping such students be part of something that is really “poverty-breaking for them,” says its founder.

Chronicle of Higher Education: How to Stand Up for Equity in Admissions? Experts Share 5 Ideas

Mar, 01/28/2020 - 18:36
The admissions scandal shook the public’s trust. At a national conference, enrollment leaders discussed winning it back.

Chronicle of Higher Education: American Colleges Seek to Develop Coronavirus Response, Abroad and at Home

Mar, 01/28/2020 - 16:58
A case of the highly infectious respiratory illness has been confirmed at Arizona State University.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Students Complained About Access to Mental-Health Care. Their University Responded With Figures on No-Shows.

Mar, 01/28/2020 - 14:56
A campuswide email about “unkept” appointments at American University landed with a thud, but the problem is a familiar one at colleges around the country.

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Chronicle of Higher Education: Welcome to the Sponsored Campus

Mar, 01/28/2020 - 13:29
In the latest generation of company-campus partnerships, more parts of the college experience are up for sale than ever before, experts say.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Harvard Professor Is Charged With Lying About Ties to Chinese University

Mar, 01/28/2020 - 13:07
The arrest of Charles M. Lieber, chair of the chemistry department, occurred amid escalating tensions with China.