September 29, 2017
Volume 64, Issue 05
The Chronicle Review
Also In the Issue
Peggy F. Bradford is the new president of Shawnee Community College, and Jamel Santa Cruze Wright, interim president of Eureka College, has been named permanently to the post.
Grounded in facts and reason, scientists could solve the nation’s policy problems, says Shaughnessy Naughton. Her advocacy group 314 Action is trying to get them in the game.
Medievalists have been wrestling with their field’s connection to white supremacists. Now, one of their own has sharply challenged their fears, revealing a struggle to define the discipline’s future.
The shift at the huge public-university system casts new attention on questions about how colleges decide who’s ready for college-level work.
James Ryan, dean of Harvard’s Graduate School of Education and a former law professor at UVa, will lead an institution that has gone from crisis to crisis.
Can universities preserve both free speech on campus and the safety of speakers, audiences, and protesters? The answer involves myriad practical decisions, which campus leaders are making now.
A Native American group argues that a plot of land owned by the university is theirs by ancestral right. Scholars of indigenous studies at Brown cast doubt on the claim.