PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Commentary http://www.chronicle.com/section/Commentary/44/ 2017-09-24T17:18:42-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education ‘Interim’ Guidance on Title IX Creates Confusion, Not Clarity http://www.chronicle.com/article/Interim-Guidance-on/241282 2017-09-24T16:27:59-04:00 Lawyers may be the biggest beneficiaries of the Education Department’s revisions to Obama-era rules on campus sexual assault. By Peter F. Lake Reflections From a Millennial Teaching Millennials http://www.chronicle.com/article/Reflections-From-a-Millennial/241164 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 A young scholar takes advantage of the traits she shares with her students to enhance their classroom experience. By Jillian Maxey Why I Attended Tribal College http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-I-Attended-Tribal-College/241161 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 After being initially discouraged at the prospect of higher education, Robin Máxkii got degrees from two Native institutions. She had no idea what doors that experience would open for her. By Robin Máxkii How a Classic Exercise Helps Students Understand Disability http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-a-Classic-Exercise-Helps/241167 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 The nondisabled can grasp that people with disabilities are not precluded from leading interesting, normal, or even happy lives. By Dana S. Dunn I Lost My Voice – and My Students and I Gained Much More http://www.chronicle.com/article/I-Lost-My-Voice-My/241165 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 A voice-disabled educator learns how to be like a conductor — silent, but commanding the sounds of an entire orchestra. By Amanda Sigler Want to Help Underrepresented Students? Be Quiet and Listen http://www.chronicle.com/article/Want-to-Help-Underrepresented/241182 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 Rich, white, straight men from the suburbs who comment on poverty, blackness, queerness, or systemic oppression should be greeted with skepticism. And if they hold a Ph.D. or a tenure-track job, it’s even worse. By Glenn Trujillo Jr. It Shouldn’t Be This Hard to Be On Campus http://www.chronicle.com/article/It-Shouldn-t-Be-This-Hard-to/241166 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 People with mobility-related disabilities can struggle just to navigate the campus, just to do their jobs. There’s no reason it should be this way. By Ashley Shew How Older Students Can Enrich Your Classroom http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Older-Students-Can-Enrich/241180 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 Intergenerational expression can improve the learning experience, but older students are often still anomalies on traditional college campuses. By Susan Sarver What ‘Diversity’ Hides http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-Diversity-Hides/241181 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 Do those of us who wear our diversity defiantly do so to make amends for our own economic privilege? By Sheila J. Nayar 6 Qualities to Look For in a College President http://www.chronicle.com/article/6-Qualities-to-Look-For-in-a/241209 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 Higher-education leadership has changed. Here’s what search committees and governing boards should be keeping an eye out for. By Robin Mamlet and Sheila Murphy How to Rescue 17 Million Undergraduates a Year From Ageism http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-to-Rescue-17-Million/241162 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 An all-too-unrecognizable bias plagues them. But it can be acknowledged, and mitigated. By Margaret Morganroth Gullette Free Speech, Campus Safety, or Both http://www.chronicle.com/article/Free-Speech-Campus-Safety-or/241220 2017-09-15T13:42:00-04:00 Can universities preserve both free speech on campus and the safety of speakers, audiences, and protesters? The answer involves myriad practical decisions, which campus leaders are making now. By Mark G. Yudof and Kenneth Waltzer To Change Students’ Dangerous Behavior, Understand Their Motives http://www.chronicle.com/article/To-Change-Students-/241179 2017-09-13T12:17:06-04:00 We need to help students make better decisions. By Noah Borton What DeVos Got Wrong in Her Speech on the ‘Dear Colleague’ Letter http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-DeVos-Got-Wrong-in-Her/241145 2017-09-11T12:05:00-04:00 During a speech last week, the education secretary relied on a “parade of horribles” that was based almost exclusively on anecdotal, one-sided allegations in litigation. She also made significant misstatements regarding the state of the law and regulatory guidance. By Scott D. Schneider Don’t Let Faceless Complaints Replace Reasoned Discourse http://www.chronicle.com/article/Don-t-Let-Faceless/241130 2017-09-10T18:30:00-04:00 Anonymous hotlines undermine collegiality and pose a threat to academic freedom. By Maria Brandt How to Do a Better Job of Preparing Students for Life After College http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-to-Do-a-Better-Job-of/241128 2017-09-10T18:30:00-04:00 Career centers haven’t been very effective, surveys show, but some colleges are trying to shift the status quo. By Mark Peltz Stop Looking at Rankings. Use Academe’s Own Measures Instead. http://www.chronicle.com/article/Stop-Looking-at-Rankings-Use/241140 2017-09-08T15:16:58-04:00 A former college president explains why U.S. News’s version is imperfect and where families should look to choose a college. By Richard M. Freeland Protecting Due Process in Sexual-Assault Cases on Campus http://www.chronicle.com/article/Protecting-Due-Process-in/241137 2017-09-08T13:45:18-04:00 In her speech about reforming sexual-assault policy, Betsy DeVos offered a way forward that should appeal to fair-minded people across political and cultural divides. By Christina Hoff Sommers Succession Planning: Colleges Should Practice What They Teach http://www.chronicle.com/article/Succession-Planning-Colleges/241074 2017-09-03T18:31:00-04:00 Most institutions fail to build pipelines that allow midlevel administrators to broaden their experience and ascend to executive positions. By Clara M. Lovett Existential Angst in an Unmapped Political Landscape http://www.chronicle.com/article/Existential-Angst-in-an/241076 2017-09-03T18:30:00-04:00 A naturalized American wonders: Will perceptions of his "otherness" distort how his teaching on controversial topics is received? By Sriram Khé