Fraternity houses often feel like no-accountability zones for many reasons. But most of them come back to simple matters of cost and liability.
A theater professor fired by Pomona College accuses it of denying her access to students’ reviews of her teaching to hide its own discrimination.
The average scientist is 42 before he or she scores a first NIH grant. That creates a gap, and three philanthropic groups are trying to fill it.
Even researchers who disagree on whether today’s results are overstated agree on the promise of tomorrow’s.
An unusual meeting at Berkeley offers job advice and consultation to those looking for work beyond the campus.
The university’s president sits on the board of a prominent oil company, a worrisome fact when scientists fault injection wells for a steep rise in earthquakes.
- An AAUP Target Disputed an Investigation’s Findings. So It Tried a Pre-emptive Attack.
- Amid a Sea of False Findings, the NIH Tries Reform
- Despite Progress, Only 1 in 4 College Presidents Are Women
- Illinois Bill Threatens Professors’ Cherished Perk: Tuition Breaks for Their Children
- Keeping Adjuncts Engaged Is Key to Helping Community-College Students Stay on Track
Managing such vast enterprises can present hidden challenges. The controversial ouster of popular chancellor at the University of Mississippi highlights some of them.
A recent controversy about posts on Yik Yak at a student-affairs conference raises questions about who on campus is using the anonymous app, and for what.
Campus safety. Sexual assault. Race relations. The university can’t seem to avoid any issue roiling higher education.
The program offers loan forgiveness to prospective teachers who meet certain criteria after graduation. For more than a third of grantees so far, says a new report, that...
A disconnect between repayment, completion, and default exposes a significant flaw in the government’s key metric for colleges' financial accountability.
- One Way to Reduce Textbook Costs: Get Rid of Commissions
- States Are Eager to Collect Graduates’ Job Data. Here’s Where That Effort Stands.
- What Colleges Can Do to Improve Career Development
- Police Find No Evidence to Support Alleged Gang Rape at UVa
- 2 Proposals for Accreditation, 2 Shared Goals: Limits and Flexibility
Technology has a role in meeting the challenge, John L. Hennessy told leaders at the American Council on Education's annual gathering. But first it has problems of its own...
Perhaps the biggest legacy of the free online courses, say some of their pioneers, is unintended: increased pressure on colleges to spend more money on teaching.
Nobody would confuse the Integrated Student Information System with a brutal Middle Eastern caliphate. But some institutions aren’t taking any chances.
The idea for the Minerva Project sprang from the brow of a student two decades ago. Now he's testing it in reality.
New classroom methods and platforms present difficulties for students who are deaf or blind.
- What Happened When The Chronicle Sat Down With Steve Jobs Back in 1998
- Anonymous Feedback, Fine. Insults? Not on These Platforms.
- Hackers Descend on a Campus Near You
- One Reason to Offer Free Online Courses: Alumni Engagement
- When a Flipped-Classroom Pioneer Hands Off His Video Lectures, This Is What Happens