September 1, 2017
Volume 64, Issue 01
The Chronicle Review
Also In the Issue
New presidents were named at Virginia Union University and St. Francis College, and new chief academic officers at Guilford College and Misericordia University.
How much will one traumatic weekend change the university? Many of the students, professors, and officials who are trying to answer that question are doing so by looking to the past.
Recent events have inspired faculty members not only to talk about race in class but also to show students how to respond to hate groups.
Newly retired as Purdue University’s enrollment chief, Pamela Horne reflects on the importance of explaining all that data — and the value of college.
The University of the Ozarks is offering bonuses to employees who buy homes in Clarksville, Ark. The benefit is one of several initiatives colleges are deploying to try to develop their local communities.
The financial burden of defending against allegations that a college mishandled a sexual-misconduct case can be significant, a new analysis finds.
The wealthiest athletic conferences and some of their members have taken steps to bar players who commit sexual misconduct or other forms of violence. Advocates wonder if the bans will work in practice.
Some come from cultures that see mental illness as weakness or fiction. When the stress of being in college alone and far from home becomes too great, it’s sometimes the job of advisers to teach them that the disorders — and the dangers — are real.
The once-exclusive organizations have struggled to attract young faculty members. But now, with many professors craving more collegiality, officials at Ohio State and elsewhere see a chance for revival.
The University of Florida chose W. Kent Fuchs as its new president in 2014 only five days after he formally applied, but talks with individual members of the search team had started earlier.
For years university researchers have complained that the publishing giant has driven up the costs of journals. Now, as data-sharing becomes more valuable, the company’s shifting focus is raising new concerns.
As colleges tailor residences to the needs of first-year students, architects find that what works best isn’t what students say they want.
Fines for Clery Act violations now stand at more than $54,000 per infraction. Two experts on compliance issues for colleges share tips on how to avoid that penalty.
As the hate on display in Charlottesville made clear, scholarly practices and virtues cannot impart comprehensive visions of the good. They are, however, essential in another way.