PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Administration http://www.chronicle.com/section/Administration/16/ 2016-09-26T08:19:18-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education A University Draws Fire for Its Communications to Students About Suicidal Thoughts http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-University-Draws-Fire-for/237897 2016-09-26T04:56:12-04:00 Northern Michigan University has stopped warning students that they could be punished if they discuss fears of self-harm with peers. Free-speech advocates say the university hasn’t gone far enough. By Katherine Mangan How 3 Words Roiled an Education Conference http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-3-Words-Roiled-an/237898 2016-09-26T04:56:00-04:00 NACAC’s departing president says he didn’t understand why the phrase “all lives matter” might cause offense. By Eric Hoover 2008: Hard Times on Many Campuses http://www.chronicle.com/article/2008-Hard-Times-on-Many/237874 2016-09-25T18:30:47-04:00 The Great Recession forced hundreds of colleges to scramble for cash to pay their bills. What You Need to Know About the Past Seven Days http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-You-Need-to-Know-About/237886 2016-09-25T18:30:00-04:00 A community college in Tulsa, Okla., mourns a would-be student. DeVry Education Group pledges to trim its reliance on federal aid, and MOOCs take the form of "micro-masters" programs. By Lawrence Biemiller Obama’s Legacy: An Unlikely Hawk on Higher Ed</br> http://www.chronicle.com/article/Obama-s-Legacy-An-Unlikely/237885 2016-09-25T18:30:00-04:00 Behind the "Professor President," advisers executed an accountability agenda driven by economic worry and national skepticism about the value of college. By Jack Stripling At Tennessee, Women’s Fears Go Beyond Campus Sex Assault http://www.chronicle.com/article/At-Tennessee-Women-s-Fears/237880 2016-09-23T05:00:00-04:00 The flagship university warns students about a higher incidence at the start of the semester, but they’re already preoccupied with other dangers. By Robin Wilson Election Casts Spotlight on an Unusual For-Profit With Global Ambitions http://www.chronicle.com/article/Election-Casts-Spotlight-on-an/237877 2016-09-23T04:55:00-04:00 In the news lately over its ties to the Clinton family, Laureate Education seems to be reaping the benefits of a substantially different business model. By Paul Basken Sports Programs Draw Up a New Playbook for Student Activism http://www.chronicle.com/article/Sports-Programs-Draw-Up-a-New/237887 2016-09-23T04:55:00-04:00 Few college athletes have emulated Colin Kaepernick’s national-anthem demonstrations. Athletic directors say it’s because they’re doing a better job of listening to players. By Brad Wolverton In San Francisco, the Fates of a College and Its Accreditor Are on the Line http://www.chronicle.com/article/In-San-Francisco-the-Fates-of/237870 2016-09-22T05:55:00-04:00 A long battle involving the City College of San Francisco and the commission that accredits it is about to enter a pivotal stage. By Eric Kelderman Who’s Got the Time to Train​ ​​Admissions​ ​Officers? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Who-s-Got-the-Time-to/237868 2016-09-22T04:55:00-04:00 For a profession that practitioners often just fall into, many colleges find it difficult to provide adequate training and continuing education to new hires. By Eric Hoover So Long, for Now: A Former Admissions Officer Looks Back http://www.chronicle.com/article/So-Long-for-Now-A-Former/237843 2016-09-21T04:55:00-04:00 How one black alumnus of a majority white university tried to paint a positive but realistic picture for prospective students. By Eric Hoover As Reformers Take Aim at Remediation, Community Colleges Feel the Squeeze http://www.chronicle.com/article/As-Reformers-Take-Aim-at/237841 2016-09-21T04:55:00-04:00 Some states have cut back on remedial education, saying it’s broken. But more and more students are packing into the classes, and questions about college readiness still linger. By Katherine Mangan Colleges Add Mental-Health Awareness to Crowded Orientation Lineup http://www.chronicle.com/article/Colleges-Add-Mental-Health/237824 2016-09-19T04:55:00-04:00 As campus rates of depression and anxiety soar, administrators say they want to make sure students know where to find help on Day 1. By Sarah Brown The People Who Deliver Your Students http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-People-Who-Deliver-Your/237819 2016-09-18T18:45:56-04:00 How the ever-escalating competition for applicants, revenue, and prestige affects the front line. By Eric Hoover 2007: ‘Gunshots on Campus’ http://www.chronicle.com/article/2007-Gunshots-on-Campus-/237811 2016-09-18T18:31:00-04:00 The shooting deaths at Virginia Tech stunned the nation and led colleges to re-examine their policies on campus security. What You Need to Know About the Past Seven Days http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-You-Need-to-Know-About/237818 2016-09-18T18:21:56-04:00 The University of Texas chancellor wants players and coaches to stand up straight and face the flag during the national anthem. The NCAA and Atlantic Coast Conference say they will move championships out of North Carolina to protest the "bathroom bill." And a North Carolina student goes public with a rape accusation against a football player. By Lawrence Biemiller Innovation — Everyone Says It’s the Answer, but Is It What Colleges Need? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Innovation-Everyone-Says/237820 2016-09-16T04:53:13-04:00 Many people in higher education are working to make college more accessible and effective. Even some who are succeeding, though, acknowledge that praise and money tend to follow what’s "new" more than what works. By Scott Carlson How to Produce Students Who Can Change the World http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-to-Produce-Students-Who/237797 2016-09-15T04:55:00-04:00 Robert Sternberg shares his vision for "what universities can be." By Dan Berrett A New Financial-Aid Timeline Could Reshape Admissions. Here’s How Colleges Are Preparing. http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-New-Financial-Aid-Timeline/237794 2016-09-15T04:55:00-04:00 Some institutions have pushed to send admitted students earlier notifications of their aid — even if that means setting tuition earlier. Others are taking a wait-and-see approach. By Beckie Supiano Colleges Embrace Streetwise Tactics to Prevent Substance-Abuse Deaths http://www.chronicle.com/article/Colleges-Embrace-Streetwise/237763 2016-09-13T00:55:00-04:00 They’re adopting alcohol and drug policies focused on harm reduction rather than punishment, taking cues from first responders and even underground party culture. By Peter Schmidt