May 12, 2017
Volume 63, Issue 36
The Chronicle Review
Also In the Issue
A Harvard study analyzed how midlevel professors feel about their jobs. They rate their satisfaction with numerous aspects lower than do both full and assistant professors.
An academic who wrote a book on single mothers in college describes the struggles such women face and recalls her own experience getting a Ph.D. as an unmarried mom.
Almost a year after stepping down from her controversial tenure as chancellor of the University of California at Davis, Linda Katehi says she’s ready to return to campus as a faculty member.
A study of newly tenured professors finds their job satisfaction hinges much more on day-to-day interactions than on organizational efforts to change the workplace.
By acquiring the for-profit-education giant, the public university is taking cues from the fast pace of online growth at other nonprofit institutions.
Before it even got up and running, the institute, which aims to study "human flourishing," drew scrutiny for its largest funding source: the Charles Koch Foundation. At the institute’s first conference, its leader called the event a chance to show scholars that "we’re doing serious work."
Partnerships with for-profit education companies can help colleges build their brands abroad, attract foreign students, and make money. But they’re complicated.