PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Administration http://www.chronicle.com/section/Administration/16/ 2017-05-28T16:12:36-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education Students Were Promised Loan Forgiveness. Under Trump, They Wait and Worry. http://www.chronicle.com/article/Students-Were-Promised-Loan/240192 2017-05-26T20:07:12-04:00 The Obama administration told students in January that their federal education debts would be wiped away because their institutions had defrauded them. Now thousands of students are stuck in a holding pattern. By Michael Vasquez For Wellesley Graduates, Clinton’s Return Highlights the Challenges Ahead http://www.chronicle.com/article/For-Wellesley-Graduates/240191 2017-05-26T18:31:24-04:00 Hillary Clinton’s commencement speech on Friday at Wellesley College marked a bittersweet homecoming. Many students said her loss in the presidential election had motivated them to pursue social change. By Kelly Field Here’s How a Student ‘Unit Record’ System Could Change Higher Ed http://www.chronicle.com/article/Here-s-How-a-Student-Unit/240165 2017-05-25T13:00:00-04:00 The government is banned from collecting and reporting the earnings of graduates. But that’s exactly what would-be college students need to know, say supporters of the latest push to make it happen. By Adam Harris 5 Forces That Drive Administrative ‘Bloat’ http://www.chronicle.com/article/5-Forces-That-Drive/240160 2017-05-25T00:40:23-04:00 Colleges are hiring professional staff members to respond to broader forces that are changing higher education, experts say. By Audrey Williams June How Can Colleges Respond to Extremist Activity Among Students? http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Can-Colleges-Respond-to/240162 2017-05-24T23:43:06-04:00 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. By Sarah Brown Bowie State Sends Hundreds of Graduates Out Into the World, and Mourns Another http://www.chronicle.com/article/Bowie-State-Sends-Hundreds-of/240153 2017-05-23T22:06:26-04:00 A week of celebration turned to sadness at a historically black college after a ROTC cadet was slain in a possibly racist attack. By Steve Kolowich Iowa Faculty, Resigned to Harreld’s Leadership, Still Waiting for Results http://www.chronicle.com/article/Iowa-Faculty-Resigned-to/240142 2017-05-22T18:07:40-04:00 The controversy over Bruce Harreld’s hiring has quieted, but many faculty members remain dispirited by challenges facing the university. By Eric Kelderman How Baylor’s First Female President Plans to Move Past the Sex-Assault Scandals http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Baylor-s-First-Female/240141 2017-05-22T17:30:19-04:00 Linda A. Livingstone, dean of the George Washington School of Business, said she is confident that cultural change can happen on the Texas campus. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz Why a Fafsa Tool’s Continued Outage Hits Community Colleges So Hard http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-a-Fafsa-Tool-s-Continued/240140 2017-05-22T17:13:22-04:00 The government has pledged to get a key Fafsa-filing resource back online by the time the next financial-aid season begins. But for many students, the current season hasn't even started yet. By Beckie Supiano What Will It Take to Change the Presidency? http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-Will-It-Take-to-Change/240118 2017-05-21T18:30:00-04:00 Most community-college leaders are white men. The next generation demands diversity. By Kelly Field Mizzou’s Freshman Enrollment Has Dropped by 35% in 2 Years. Here’s What’s Going On. http://www.chronicle.com/article/Mizzou-s-Freshman-Enrollment/240136 2017-05-20T00:01:00-04:00 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. By Sarah Brown After Immigration Officer Was Forced From Classroom, Students Lament a Missed Opportunity http://www.chronicle.com/article/After-Immigration-Officer-Was/240135 2017-05-19T22:07:00-04:00 Protesters shut down an official’s lecture at Northwestern University, leaving the professor and students upset they didn’t get a chance to engage and learn. By Alex Arriaga The Ups and Downs of Upward Bound http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-UpsDowns-of-Upward/240117 2017-05-18T23:16:00-04:00 The Education Department has faced criticism for rejecting Upward Bound grant applications over formatting and line-spacing issues. Over its long history, the program has been no stranger to political fights. By Kelly Field Career Services in the Classroom http://www.chronicle.com/article/Career-Services-in-the/240110 2017-05-18T12:51:00-04:00 Susan Sandler Brennan, associate vice president for career services at Bentley University, describes how Bentley’s career office created a course to help prepare students for the world of work, and what traits she is looking for in career counselors. By Scott Carlson Struggling Mills College Looks to a ‘Signature Experience’ to Boost Its Fortunes http://www.chronicle.com/article/Struggling-Mills-College-Looks/240104 2017-05-18T01:17:00-04:00 The California women’s college, facing a financial emergency, is turning to a curricular strategy that a number of other small colleges have employed to sharpen their profiles among prospective students. By Lawrence Biemiller Behind Trump’s Alleged Loyalty Push, a Leadership Lesson http://www.chronicle.com/article/Behind-Trump-s-Alleged/240101 2017-05-17T19:50:00-04:00 The president’s purported effort to secure personal allegiance from the FBI director, whom he would later fire, illustrates the delicate and fraught practice of cultivating loyalty. By Jack Stripling As Students Turn Their Backs, HBCU Leaders Still Want to Work With Trump http://www.chronicle.com/article/As-Students-Turn-Their-Backs/240092 2017-05-16T21:15:41-04:00 Despite public frustration with the Trump administration’s perceived inaction, black college leaders believe the relationship could yet bear fruit. By Adam Harris Tampons in Men’s Rooms? It’s Just a Small Part of ‘Menstrual Equity,’ Campus Activists Say http://www.chronicle.com/article/Tampons-in-Men-s-Rooms-/240091 2017-05-16T16:50:35-04:00 Access to menstrual products on campuses is a favorite target of right-wing websites. Here’s how it actually looks at colleges. By Alex Arriaga A State’s Effort to Head Off Campus-Speech Fights Gets Mixed Reviews http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-State-s-Effort-to-Head-Off/240088 2017-05-16T16:30:00-04:00 Some faculty leaders fear that academic freedom will be curtailed under a sweeping new Tennessee law that was passed in response to the nation’s college speech controversies. By Peter Schmidt Chance’s Greatest Lesson: Be Steadfast http://www.chronicle.com/article/Chance-s-Greatest-Lesson-Be/240045 2017-05-15T04:59:00-04:00 Growing up in Atlanta, Chance Wren learned independence and the power of faith and family. Would that foundation be enough to carry him through college up north?   Photo essay by Mark Abramson