PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Administration http://www.chronicle.com/section/Administration/16/ 2018-02-19T05:27:17-05:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education Help Make Sure Freshmen Show Up http://www.chronicle.com/article/Help-Make-Sure-Freshmen-Show/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 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 How One Campus Is Dealing With Its Ties to a 20th-Century White Supremacist http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-One-Campus-Is-Dealing-With/242550 2018-02-14T14:27:00-05:00 Universities are often called upon to remove the names of racists from their buildings. But as one campus reveals, the more complex the figure, the more difficult the project. By Julian Wyllie Inside the Process That Jump-Starts Federal Sex-Harassment Lawsuits http://www.chronicle.com/article/Inside-the-Process-That/242547 2018-02-13T19:34:33-05:00 Filing charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is a necessary prelude to pursuing a federal case. Here’s what the data show about who files and what happens next. By Dan Bauman The 7 Things Students Think About When Choosing a College http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-7-Things-Students-Think/242544 2018-02-13T17:19:38-05:00 Those who enroll in public institutions tend to think about affordability first, while those who opt for private colleges are more likely to rely on reputation, a study finds. By Julian Wyllie Garrison Keillor Says He Was ‘Embarrassed’ by Now-Removed Plaque at U. of Minnesota http://www.chronicle.com/article/Garrison-Keillor-Says-He-Was/242536 2018-02-13T11:52:00-05:00 The former radio host and writer, who has been accused of sexual harassment, says he “never wanted” a place on the university’s Scholars Walk. By Emma Kerr Harvard’s Next President: Another ‘White Male Economist Named Larry’ http://www.chronicle.com/article/Harvard-s-Next-President-/242530 2018-02-12T22:30:32-05:00 At a moment when gender and race are on everyone’s mind, the selection of Lawrence S. Bacow to lead America’s oldest university seems like a return to the past. By Audrey Williams June Bringing Back Adult Students Takes More Than a Catchy Campaign http://www.chronicle.com/article/Bringing-Back-Adult-Students/242526 2018-02-12T14:54:55-05:00 As many states and universities make efforts to help former students earn their degrees, the University of Memphis seems to have found a winning formula. By Goldie Blumenstyk Harvard Picks Former Tufts President as Its New Leader http://www.chronicle.com/article/Harvard-Picks-Former-Tufts/242522 2018-02-11T16:14:00-05:00 Lawrence S. Bacow, a former president of Tufts University, will succeed Drew Gilpin Faust in July, the university announced on Sunday. By Andy Thomason and Adam Harris Degrees and Certificates Rise in U.S., but Not Fast Enough http://www.chronicle.com/article/DegreesCertificates-Rise/242519 2018-02-11T15:00:00-05:00 The pace of the increase, according to new data from the Lumina Foundation, is not fast enough to meet the goal of having 60 percent of adults with a degree or credential of value by 2025. By Goldie Blumenstyk The Sex Study That Could Alter Our Understanding of Campus Assault http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Sex-Study-That-Could-Alter/242484 2018-02-09T17:00:00-05:00 Can the college experience be re-engineered to reduce sexual violence? Researchers at Columbia University are observing undergraduates’ social lives to find out. By Marc Parry Michigan State Moves to Fire Medical Dean in Wake of Nassar Scandal http://www.chronicle.com/article/Michigan-State-Moves-to-Fire/242510 2018-02-09T14:05:00-05:00 “I sincerely hope the courageous survivors of Larry Nassar will see this as an unmistakable indication that things are changing quickly at Michigan State,” its interim leader said. By Adam Harris As U. of Washington Braces for Right-Wing Rally, Judge Bars It From Charging Security Fee http://www.chronicle.com/article/As-U-of-Washington-Braces-for/242507 2018-02-09T13:44:00-05:00 A federal court ruled in favor of the College Republicans’ effort to keep administrators from billing them $17,000. By Andy Thomason Here’s What the $400-Billion Federal Spending Deal Means for Higher Ed http://www.chronicle.com/article/Here-s-What-the-400-Billion/242503 2018-02-09T10:58:00-05:00 The two-year, bipartisan budget deal not only keeps the the government running until late March but also provides more funding for higher-education programs. By Adam Harris U. of Nebraska Won’t Expel White-Nationalist Student, Chancellor Says http://www.chronicle.com/article/U-of-Nebraska-Won-t-Expel/242476 2018-02-08T13:30:00-05:00 The student has called himself “the most active white nationalist in the Nebraska area.” By Bianca Quilantan DeVos’s Education Dept. Relaxed Rules for For-Profits Under Accreditor That Closed http://www.chronicle.com/article/DeVos-s-Education-Dept/242471 2018-02-07T15:59:00-05:00 A letter obtained by The Chronicle suggests that the department offered “flexibility” to colleges that were left without an accreditor after the Obama administration stripped the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools of its recognition. By Adam Harris