December 2, 2016
Volume 63, Issue 15
As the population has grown more diverse, support has dwindled for grand efforts like the GI Bill — which today marks its 73rd anniversary — to open doors to higher education. Coincidence?
The Chronicle Review
Also In the Issue
President-elect Donald J. Trump has shown relatively little interest in academe, and his pick for education secretary has focused on charter schools. That leaves opportunities for some familiar players in Washington.
Beverly Davenport will be the first female chancellor of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville; Princeton University appointed its first vice president for advancement.
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.
Hina Naveed, who came to the United States from Pakistan, says she’s troubled by the president-elect’s rhetoric. She and other undocumented students are rallying to save protections that could be rolled back.
The election of Donald Trump has heightened conflicts on campuses, but it has also thrown into public view discord that many say was there all along.
The Association of American Universities worries that the open-access policies federal research agencies are developing now are not sufficiently aligned. Any slowdown in putting them in place, it says, is "probably a positive."
Alarmed by the spread of unreliable news sites, Melissa Zimdars started keeping a list of the worst offenders. She had no idea how popular — or controversial — that list would become.
Students at dozens of colleges are demanding that their institutions become "sanctuary campuses" in response to the election of Donald J. Trump. College officials are weighing their options.