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.


Can ‘Guided Pathways’ Keep Students From Being Overwhelmed by Choice?

Academic advisers see evidence that prescribed course sequences can keep community-college students from making "horrendous mistakes" that stall their academic progress.


The Idea That Launched a Thousand Strategic Plans

Many colleges seek to bridge the "skills gap," but no one really agrees on what it is, what institutions need to do about it, or if fixing it is even higher education’s job.