Administration August 11, 2017
The financial burden of defending against allegations that a college mishandled a sexual-misconduct case can be significant, a new analysis finds.
Athletics August 09, 2017
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.
Administration August 08, 2017
Many of them grapple with political and financial pressures, but they’re still largely satisfied with their role, a new survey finds.
Government July 19, 2017
These students and their allies stress that they want the campus disciplinary process to be fair. But that’s not all they’re fighting for.
Students July 13, 2017
“We need to get this right,” Ms. DeVos said of preventing and responding to campus sexual assault. But she offered no specifics on her plans for change.
Students July 12, 2017
Candice Jackson stirred outrage ahead of a Title IX summit by asserting that the vast majority of sexual-assault complaints “fall into the category of ‘we were both drunk.’”
Students July 11, 2017
Activists on all sides of the fraught debate over campus sexual assault and Title IX enforcement are meeting with the education secretary this week. Some of them talked with The Chronicle about their priorities for those conversations.
Finance July 06, 2017
The state has its first budget in more than two years, and campus leaders are excited to move forward, even though not all the long-term effects of the budget crisis are yet known.
Faculty July 01, 2017
Keith A. Fink says even though his students love him, administrators couldn’t stand the fact that he criticized them in the classroom. His department leaders say he’s not as good a teacher as he thinks he is.
Students June 25, 2017
After the president’s election, speculation abounded that colleges might scale back their efforts to combat sexual violence. Instead, many Title IX coordinators are trying to chart a new path forward.
Government June 20, 2017
A panel of students and experts tackled questions that have bubbled up at many colleges, such as how to determine when speech becomes violent or threatening.
Data June 18, 2017
The largest gift on the list was for unrestricted use, but the others were devoted to specific purposes, like the teaching of entrepreneurship.
Faculty June 13, 2017
The University of Florida’s Ibram X. Kendi will move in August to American University, where he hopes his research will have a bigger influence on policy debates.
Leadership & Governance June 13, 2017
Greg Postel has been at his institution for 23 years. Although he is interim executive vice president for health affairs, he also stepped into the top role when the president resigned last summer. He talks about how he has tried to help the university move past its controversies.
Government June 06, 2017
Adam Kissel, who has criticized federal policy on campus sexual assault, was chosen to serve as deputy assistant secretary for higher-education programs.
Students June 02, 2017
The university describes its plan to crack down on hazing by eliminating the student judicial role as “bold and unprecedented.”
Students May 24, 2017
The University of Maryland student who was charged with fatally stabbing Richard Collins III last week followed a far-right, racist Facebook page. But when it comes to speech and expression, there are limits on what officials can do.
Students May 20, 2017
University of Missouri at Columbia officials were bracing for a decline, though not this significant, given the fallout from protests there in 2015. Now, they say, its public image needs a makeover.