Government July 20, 2017
The American Council on Education’s choice is Ted Mitchell, under secretary of education from 2014 to 2017, who will take office as the Trump administration seeks to dismantle some of his policy priorities.
Letters July 18, 2017
Institutions eligible to be highly rated should be restricted to those that truly welcome and celebrate people of all backgrounds.
Faculty July 17, 2017
In a bombshell report, the Los Angeles Times says a prolific fund raiser and renowned eye surgeon at the University of Southern California was also a wild partyer. He has since stepped down.
The Ticker July 17, 2017
Carmen Puliafito was with a young woman in a hotel room last year when she overdosed, and he partied on the campus with small-time criminals, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Commentary July 17, 2017
Science-communication training can give researchers perspective on their work and gird them against impostor syndrome.
Special Reports July 17, 2017
Ease of communication, the rise of dual-career households, and an unrelenting pressure to produce scholarship have rewoven the social fabric of academic departments.
Community Colleges July 14, 2017
To attract a generation of students, colleges try to shift outdated perceptions of a pathway to promising jobs.
Government July 13, 2017
A lawsuit filed last week by a group of state attorneys general against the U.S. Department of Education may indicate that states will ramp up their regulation of the for-profit sector. Here’s what they could do.
Publishing July 12, 2017
After the publication of a report alleging that many scholars took money from the technology giant and failed to disclose that information, several of them challenged the report as misleading and unfair.
Students July 07, 2017
Search Dangerous for original policy prescriptions or novel cultural insights, and you’ll come up empty. But college students and professors come in for plenty of tweaking.
Technology July 06, 2017
A Michigan woman says it takes her only half an hour to alert the Education Department that a college appears to be violating disability-rights laws.
The Ticker July 06, 2017
In addition to the federal lawsuit, two advocacy groups filed a separate complaint over the department’s actions on the rule.
Technology July 05, 2017
From the ASU + GSV Summit 2017: Adam Gazzaley, a neuroscientist at the University of California at San Francisco who studies the effects of games and other physical and cognitive challenges, says they can improve memory and multitasking, and even treat attention-deficit disorders.