PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Administration http://www.chronicle.com/section/Administration/16/ 2018-02-24T07:02:01-05:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education Several Universities May Be Implicated in Basketball Probe, New Report Suggests http://www.chronicle.com/article/Several-Universities-May-Be/242626 2018-02-23T13:00:00-05:00 A report by Yahoo Sports suggests that a federal investigation of bribery in college basketball could involve at least 20 big-time programs. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz How Russian Trolls Used Higher Ed to Sow Discord Online http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Russian-Trolls-Used-Higher/242625 2018-02-23T12:09:00-05:00 At least 129 Twitter accounts associated with a Kremlin-aligned propaganda outfit, the Internet Research Agency, tweeted and retweeted about issues pertinent to higher education from 2015 to 2017, according to a Chronicle analysis. By Dan Bauman Education Dept. Knew of Whistle-Blower Complaint Before Easing Restrictions on For-Profit College http://www.chronicle.com/article/Education-Dept-Knew-of/242615 2018-02-22T20:21:00-05:00 A letter from an accreditor shows that the department was warned that Northwest Suburban College may have been in violation of Title IV rules.  By Adam Harris Embattled President of Adams State U. Says She’s the Victim of Bullying http://www.chronicle.com/article/Embattled-President-of-Adams/242605 2018-02-21T22:23:39-05:00 After pushing for a fiscal turnaround, Beverlee J. McClure has had dog feces thrown at her home, her name tagged on pornographic websites, and her leadership pilloried online. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz College Board President’s Letter, Prompted by School Shooting, Sparks Criticism http://www.chronicle.com/article/College-Board-President-s/242604 2018-02-21T21:51:00-05:00 Was this the right time, critics asked David Coleman, to hail the value of the AP Program or to grade the views of a survivor of the recent high-school massacre? By Eric Hoover Departures at Gates Foundation Stir Speculation About Its Plans for Higher Ed http://www.chronicle.com/article/Departures-at-Gates-Foundation/242603 2018-02-21T19:32:11-05:00 Some observers hope the foundation will use its time of transition to promote fresher options both outside of traditional colleges and within academe. By Goldie Blumenstyk Ashford U. Faces New Setback in Battle Over GI Bill Funds http://www.chronicle.com/article/Ashford-U-Faces-New-Setback/242602 2018-02-21T19:05:16-05:00 The for-profit university, recently the subject of a Chronicle investigation over its attempts to skirt state oversight requirements, has failed to get California’s approval to serve veterans. By Michael Vasquez Battling Sexual Assault on Campus http://chronicle.com/resource/battling-sexual-assault-on-cam/6283/ 2018-02-21T13:37:00-05:00 The heat is on colleges to prevent sexual violence and to respond to reports of it. Here are college officials’ legal obligations and what strategies they are using. What in the World Is Going On Between Olivet U. and Newsweek? http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-in-the-World-Is-Going-On/242596 2018-02-21T11:09:00-05:00 A small Bible college in California has found itself at the center of a controversy, with possible criminal implications, involving the magazine and its parent company. By Adam Harris The Urgent Plea of an Undocumented Trustee http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Urgent-Plea-of-an/242591 2018-02-20T18:56:00-05:00 “Dreamers” must stay in school, and lawmakers must provide a path forward, says Jorge Reyes Salinas, a student trustee for the California State University system. By Katherine Mangan Claims of Bullying and an Offensive Costume Follow Adams State President’s Departure http://www.chronicle.com/article/Claims-of-Bullyingan/242589 2018-02-20T12:57:00-05:00 The Colorado university’s Board of Trustees placed Beverlee J. McClure on leave last week. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz Education Dept. Eyes Changes in Bankrupt Borrowers’ Ability to Discharge Loans http://www.chronicle.com/article/Education-Dept-Eyes-Changes/242588 2018-02-20T11:42:00-05:00 The Trump administration may be signaling that it wants to take a closer look at streamlining the forgiveness process. That may find some unlikely allies on Capitol Hill. By Adam Harris As Kaplan Sale Faces Final Hurdle, Purdue President Criticizes Faculty Opponents http://www.chronicle.com/article/As-Kaplan-Sale-Faces-Final/242587 2018-02-20T11:30:00-05:00 “If that had been turned in on a term paper, you’d have given it an F,” Mitch Daniels said of a letter opposing his university’s deal to acquire the for-profit institution. By Chris Quintana You Can Help Make Sure Freshmen Show Up. Here’s How. http://www.chronicle.com/article/You-Can-Help-Make-Sure/242567 2018-02-18T18:30:00-05:00 Colleges are experimenting with a high-tech system that uses old-fashioned personal attention to curb enrollment’s “summer melt.” By Beckie Supiano Fight ‘Summer Melt’ http://www.chronicle.com/specialreport/Fight-Summer-Melt-/186 2018-02-18T06:30:00-05:00 Each year, thousands of students intending to go to college fail to actually enroll. Georgia State University takes a high-tech but personalized approach to getting them to campus in the fall. Turning Point USA Is Accused of Abandoning Kent State Chapter Following Diaper Fiasco http://www.chronicle.com/article/Turning-Point-USA-Is-Accused/242581 2018-02-16T19:03:52-05:00 The ex-president of the campus chapter says the conservative organization’s top leaders muzzled her and threw her group “under the bus” after its October event was lampooned on social media. By Michael Vasquez After 2016 Election, Campus Hate Crimes Seemed to Jump. Here’s What the Data Tell Us. http://www.chronicle.com/article/After-2016-Election-Campus/242577 2018-02-16T17:59:00-05:00 Reports of ugly incidents were all over the news in the weeks after Donald J. Trump’s surprising victory. Recently released government statistics help paint a picture of what really happened on campuses. By Dan Bauman Running Out of Time in the Land of Opportunity http://www.chronicle.com/article/Running-Out-of-Time-in-the/242508 2018-02-16T13:45:00-05:00 She’s an undocumented student fearing the death of DACA. He’s a Haitian citizen with a deadline to leave the United States. They’ve fallen in love. What do they do now? By Julia Schmalz Inside Auburn’s Secret Effort to Advance an Athlete-Friendly Curriculum http://www.chronicle.com/article/Inside-Auburn-s-Secret/242569 2018-02-16T13:00:00-05:00 Documents show that academic leaders discussed tailoring programs for the specific benefit of athletes, and no one is seriously asking if that’s a problem. By Jack Stripling Bill Would Hold College Presidents Accountable for Sexual Abuse by Employees http://www.chronicle.com/article/Bill-Would-Hold-College/242558 2018-02-15T14:44:00-05:00 The legislation, introduced in the U.S. Senate, would require campus leaders to certify annually that they have reviewed all incidents of sexual misconduct reported to the Title IX coordinator, among other things. By Adam Harris