PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Administration http://www.chronicle.com/section/Administration/16/ 2017-09-19T20:16:13-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education The Free-Speech Stronghold http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Free-Speech-Stronghold/241203 2017-09-17T19:00:00-04:00 Purdue University has won praise for embracing all expression. What risk does that posture bring in an era of violence? By Sarah Brown Building a Campus for Foster Kids Only http://www.chronicle.com/article/Building-a-Campus-for-Foster/241206 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 Some say a Kansas-based nonprofit’s plans for a new college are misguided. By Kelly Field When You Need That One and Only Book http://www.chronicle.com/article/When-You-Need-That-One-and/241210 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 The student and faculty projects universities tout are built on research. Interlibrary-loan managers help make sure that research is available. By Clara Turnage The Cleanup Never Ends http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Cleanup-Never-Ends/241215 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 For the modern residential university, image can be everything. These are the unseen, unacknowledged workers who keep a university’s campus clean. By J. Clara Chan They Keep the College Moving http://www.chronicle.com/article/They-Keep-the-College-Moving/241212 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 Behind a university’s research, class field trips, and student recruitment efforts is "a virtual smorgasbord of vehicles." Meet the mechanics who keep them running. By Audrey Williams June On Social Media, They Represent the College 24/7 http://www.chronicle.com/article/On-Social-Media-They/241211 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 Most colleges have social-media accounts with multitudes of followers. The staff members who run those accounts have an outsized influence on the institution’s image.. By J. Clara Chan A Diplomat Between Powerful Leaders http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-Diplomat-Between-Powerful/241218 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 The secretary of a college’s governing board is often called upon to ferry information between the college’s administration and the board. By Suhauna Hussain Lessons From One College’s Foster-Youth Effort http://www.chronicle.com/article/Lessons-From-One-College-s/241216 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 Ball State University’s program has an 80-percent freshmen retention rate. Here’s how it works. By Kelly Field From Foster Care to Freshman Year http://www.chronicle.com/article/From-Foster-Care-to-Freshman/241207 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 A complicated set of challenges put these students at high risk in college. Some programs provide them with a better chance of success. By Kelly Field How to Reach Those With a ‘Survivor’ Mind-Set http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-to-Reach-Those-With-a-/241205 2017-09-17T18:29:00-04:00 Students who have been through foster care are often reluctant to accept help. By Kelly Field Speaking at Berkeley With Milo Yiannopoulos? It’s News to Them http://www.chronicle.com/article/Speaking-at-Berkeley-With-Milo/241226 2017-09-15T19:59:09-04:00 Several prominent figures listed as booked for “Free Speech Week” on the University of California campus said they had not made any such commitment. By Chris Quintana Harvard’s Political Fellowships Have Long Been Lightning Rods http://www.chronicle.com/article/Harvard-s-Political/241225 2017-09-15T18:43:12-04:00 The university’s Institute of Politics is drawing fire for revoking a fellowship that had been offered to Chelsea Manning. It’s the latest in a string of politically fraught moves. By Steve Kolowich U. of Virginia’s Next Chief Inherits a Wearied Institution   http://www.chronicle.com/article/U-of-Virginia-s-Next-Chief/241224 2017-09-15T18:20:10-04:00 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. By Jack Stripling Unsung Campus: 5 Jobs Powering the Modern College http://www.chronicle.com/specialreport/Unsung-Campus-5-Jobs-Powering/149 2017-09-15T00:00:00-04:00 Here’s a small selection of the people who perform higher ed’s less-heralded tasks. From Foster Care to Freshman Year http://www.chronicle.com/specialreport/From-Foster-Care-to-Freshman/148 2017-09-15T00:00:00-04:00 How colleges can create a sense of family and stability for students who have rarely ever had it. Faculty Letter at Brown U. Intensifies Standoff Over Tribe’s Claim to Land http://www.chronicle.com/article/Faculty-Letter-at-Brown-U/241200 2017-09-14T18:51:46-04:00 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. By Chris Quintana At Cornell’s New NYC Campus, a Unique Grad School Gets a Unique Home http://www.chronicle.com/article/At-Cornell-s-New-NYC-Campus/241169 2017-09-13T00:01:00-04:00 Cornell Tech, an applied-sciences school, blends studio teaching techniques with tech-startup tactics. Its first three splashy buildings aim for a similarly boundary-free approach. By Goldie Blumenstyk With DACA in Doubt, This Counselor to Latino Students Is Busier Than Ever http://www.chronicle.com/article/With-DACA-in-Doubt-This/241170 2017-09-12T19:28:29-04:00 “People are listening,” says Armando Bustamante, who works at the University of New Mexico. So he’s making every minute count. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz Liberal-Arts Colleges Should Take Initiative in Defining Themselves, Survey Suggests http://www.chronicle.com/article/Liberal-Arts-Colleges-Should/241149 2017-09-11T22:12:51-04:00 A recent study found that prospective students aren’t moved by the idea of attending such institutions specifically for the “liberal arts.” By Liam Adams Why This President Wants Betsy DeVos at His College’s Commencement http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-This-President-Wants-Betsy/241148 2017-09-11T19:46:02-04:00 Kurt Schmoke says that the University of Baltimore respects freedom of speech and that he expects any protest of the education secretary’s address to be civil and respectful. By Adam Harris