September 8, 2017

Volume 64, Issue 02


Alcohol, hazing, and secrecy are a dangerous combination. How are colleges trying to limit the risks?

The Chronicle Review

An obsession with identity has made students less likely to engage with a world beyond themselves.

Also In the Issue

Rebecca Wyke is the new president of the University of Maine at Augusta, and Nancy Berner is the new provost of the University of the South.

Descriptions of the latest titles, divided by category.

For more than a decade, the men’s Greek organizations at the University of Colorado at Boulder have been looking out for the safety of students without the oversight of university leaders.

Five years after a student’s death, Cornell University has found that rules may help combat hazing, but changing mind-sets is the key.

As colleges try to rein in hazing and other misconduct, they will find some natural partners both on campus and off. Other groups may not always be so helpful.

Members of the student organization, long a minority group in higher education, may continue to serve as gleeful instigators on campuses. And if they don’t, someone else might take up the mantle.

Proprietary colleges have scaled back their lobbying efforts in part because of a lack of staff at the department and a limited policy agenda in Congress.

The university has a rule against open flames on campus. A Virginia law forbids using fire to intimidate. Neither was enforced.

As classes begin, counseling centers are preparing for an influx of students who may have experienced trauma stemming from the deadly violence in Charlottesville.

Milo Yiannopoulos, Ann Coulter, and Stephen Bannon have been invited, but just who is coming is unclear.

A Dartmouth lecturer who wrote a book on the anti-fascist movement discusses his research and the people at the center of it.

Before Daniel Weiss ran the Metropolitan Museum of Art, he was a college president. What does he know now that he wished he knew then?


Most institutions fail to build pipelines that allow midlevel administrators to broaden their experience and ascend to executive positions.

A naturalized American wonders: Will perceptions of his "otherness" distort how his teaching on controversial topics is received?

Here are some of the reasons why you might want to accept that campus interview.