Administration October 25, 2015
The university, entwined with Silicon Valley, develops innovative students with a synergy that has been summarized as "one plus one equals four."
Finance October 25, 2015
A third of the colleges that responded to an annual Chronicle survey didn’t meet their enrollment or revenue goals this year. For some, the time has come to make hard choices.
Leadership & Governance October 20, 2015
Professors say their views on candidates are given short shrift. But board members say they do plenty to solicit faculty input.
Administration October 20, 2015
An "all hazards" approach has become the rule at most large institutions, but that requires intensive planning. Campus security officials hope a new program could help better prepare smaller colleges.
Government October 15, 2015
The state was among the last to allow citizens to carry concealed weapons. But now it's one of many states having a robust debate about whether guns have a place in college buildings.
Government October 18, 2015
Academic studies of gun violence may be ripe for misuse in the heated political debates that follow mass shootings.
Faculty October 22, 2015
Berkeley officials said they could not quickly dismiss the astronomer Geoffrey W. Marcy because the process would have been "lengthy and uncertain." The case reflects the complex dynamics at play in such situations.
Labor & Work-Life Issues October 15, 2015
A group of department chairs complained to deans over the advertisement, which sought "a tenure-track assistant professor in some area of the humanities or qualitative social sciences."
Technology October 21, 2015
A campaign launched by 72 groups argues that civil-rights laws oblige colleges to shield students from anonymous threats and abuse on social media.
Athletics October 22, 2015
The controversy surrounding the university’s Native American mascot has raged for decades. Now it’s coming to an end. Maybe.
Graduate Students October 21, 2015
The elite university has issued 15 dos and don’ts to help professors discuss unionization efforts with students.
Students October 08, 2015
The influx is fueled not by care packages from Mom, but by a surge in online shopping — for textbooks, Halloween costumes, Valentine sweets, dormitory décor, even mini-fridges.
Students October 19, 2015
Experts in advertising, social media, and behavioral economics provide perspective on the "Better Make Room" effort.
Government October 19, 2015
The Education Department imposed the new restrictions after finding that the company had failed to reconcile its student-aid accounts in a timely manner for several years.
Government October 19, 2015
The secretary of education says the department should have cracked down sooner on "bad actors" among for-profit colleges.
Admissions & Student Aid October 19, 2015
As high-school graduation rates rise, a new report questions whether too many students are being given false assurances that they’re ready for college or the work force.
People October 25, 2015
Patrick Awuah, after studying and working for Microsoft in the United States, founded a university in his native country in Africa.
Leadership & Governance September 28, 2015
For the first time, Chatham University is enrolling men in its undergraduate programs. President Esther L. Barazzone talks about how the Pittsburgh institution is staying true to its values.
Commentary October 25, 2015
Taking courses outside the major and gen-ed requirements helps students sort potential passions from paths not worth pursuing.