The president-elect has pledged to reverse the Obama administration’s actions on immigration. Students who benefited from those protections suddenly find themselves living in a much scarier world.
Students from homes or high schools where few others have gone on to college don’t have peers they can turn to for advice when times get tough, explains Carl Strikwerda, president of Elizabethtown College, in Pennsylvania.
The North Carolina Republican, a former community-college president, will succeed Rep. John P. Kline Jr. in January, when the 115th Congress convenes.
George Buch said he was joking when he told a student in a Facebook conversation, "No safe spaces in my classes :)."
Jim Shelton, now heading up the education portfolio at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, isn’t giving any details yet. But in this podcast, he emphasizes the value of bringing learning scientists together with educators to improve learning and increase equality.
A federal judge’s injunction has forced institutions to either postpone pay increases and adjustments to hourly employment status or proceed as planned — even though the changes may be moot.
Charles C. Camosy, an associate professor of theology at Fordham University, talks about why academics are out of touch and what they should do about it.
Betsy DeVos, President-elect Trump’s pick to head the Education Department, has no track record in higher education. But that’s hardly unusual over the post’s short history.
Also in our weekly roundup of conversations from The Chronicle's discussion forums: managing the advance-copy blues; how to know when you're done writing; and a question about delaying tactics in negotiations.