What Students Can Learn From Workplace Hierarchies

Academe tends to allow students to dress as they please, to question authority, and to speak freely. Some preprofessional institutions, though, provide students a place in the pecking order that may prepare them better for jobs.


A New Liberal Art

How systems thinking can prepare students for a complex world.


Cal State’s Retreat From Remediation Stokes Debate on College Readiness

The shift at the huge public-university system casts new attention on questions about how colleges decide who’s ready for college-level work.

What Industry Wants

Intel’s director of university programs talks with The Chronicle about the challenges of aligning curricula with reality.


How to Revamp a Curriculum Quickly — but Not Too Quickly

Quick change keeps programs current, but time is needed to ensure quality. The challenge: finding a way to have both.

Tips to Keep a Curriculum Fresh

Six proven ways to keep your program up-to-date.