An audit by the Education Department’s inspector general found that too many courses did not feature “regular and substantive interaction between students and their instructors.”
The event’s organizers say it will go on regardless, with its headliners intact, including Stephen K. Bannon. The university says it’s still awaiting confirmation on most of the speakers but is preparing for them anyway.
His long presidency was noted for the university’s many improvements, as well as for his blunt response to an ugly racial incident in 2015.
The Chronicle is seeking suggestions for our annual feature on people trying to solve big problems facing campuses with the help of technology.
The technology has powerful implications in distance learning. At the University of Maryland, researchers are using it in projects involving health care, public safety, and education.