May 26, 2017

Volume 63, Issue 37

Top News

Quick change keeps programs current, but time is needed to ensure quality. The challenge: finding a way to have both.


Most community-college leaders are white men. The next generation demands diversity.

The Chronicle Review

The term has gone viral. But what does it mean?

Also In the Issue

Both the American Council on Education and the National Association of College and University Business Officers have announced their 2017-18 fellows.


Intel’s director of university programs talks with The Chronicle about the challenges of aligning curricula with reality.

In a new book, two English professors analyze the writer Wendell Berry’s depictions of how higher education harms communities.

A book by an English professor advises academics, and everyone, on the pleasures and perils of writing.

Six proven ways to keep your program up-to-date.

Nancy Zimpher, who steps down in June as chancellor of the State University of New York, says that rather than focusing on the lack of state funding, public-college officials should be talking about how higher education can do a better job.

The director of the Aspen Institute Arts Program was named president of the Juilliard School, and the president of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology was appointed secretary of the U.S. Air Force.


The new regulation, which establishes complicated guidelines for the forgiveness of student loans, could prove costly to unwary colleges.

Our vitality in the arts and humanities contributes directly to our national innovation edge, even in the technical world of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.