January 27, 2017
Volume 63, Issue 21
The Chronicle Review
Also In the Issue
Many colleges seek to bridge the "skills gap," but no one really agrees on what it is, what institutions need to do about it, or if fixing it is even higher education’s job.
A campus activist reflects on how sexual-assault survivors organized to change the discussion under the Obama administration and how they plan to meet the challenges under President Trump.
Virginia Tech’s living-learning community includes social activities and visits to high schools to help spur female interest in becoming an engineer.
A vice president at a Virginia college will lead Pennsylvania State University at Wilkes Barre, and a former dean at a Russian university will be education dean at Sacramento State.
Faculty and administrators at the University of California at Riverside are wrestling with how to heal a rift caused in part by fallout from an ambitious expansion plan.
Republicans in Congress are working to roll back the Affordable Care Act. What its replacement could mean for higher ed and its work force is anybody’s guess.
The case of a Trump aide who bowed out of a White House post after reports that she had plagiarized parts of her dissertation raises questions about what actions an institution can take.
The education-secretary nominee avoided specifics as senators pressed for her positions on issues including student debt, regulations on for-profit-colleges, and Title IX.
Mia Karvonides will advise top people at the department’s Office for Civil Rights and will help enforce the federal gender-equity law.
A University of Kansas dispute raises questions about how colleges should respond to evidence of racism, sexism, or other biases in students’ evaluations of teaching.