April 21, 2017
Volume 63, Issue 33
The Chronicle Review
The supply of intellectuals has increased far beyond the academy, so that promoting ideas in the public sphere has become big business.
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Of the 40 top doctoral institutions sending students to study abroad for academic credit in the 2014-15 academic year, 13 were in the South and 11 in the Midwest.
The secretary’s withdrawal of Obama-era memos focused on consumer protections is the latest in a string of bad signs for borrowers, some advocacy groups say.
In the 1930s, students at the City College of New York protested an Italian student delegation representing Benito Mussolini. That protest, like many today, also turned violent.
Leaders of private colleges worry that the plan could put a dent in their enrollments, and that it may entice students who don’t understand the fine print.
Alana Van Gundy is studying a universal and knotty topic: incivility and bullying in the academic workplace. She shared her early findings with The Chronicle.
"Dreamers" are often advised not to leave the country, for fear that they won’t be allowed to re-enter. Some of them are taking the risk anyway.
The hit podcast highlights a long-running friendship between Thomas F. Moore, who led the University of South Carolina Upstate, and an eccentric polymath who was once his student.
The project’s purpose isn’t just to oppose President Trump, one organizer says. It’s about defending progressive values for years to come.
Creators of a free tool that locates open-access versions of research articles are hoping to make scholarly publishers rethink their business models.
With U.S. foreign-policy making under threat from the Trump administration’s shortsightedness, the voice of the American university has never been more important.