PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Data http://www.chronicle.com/section/Data/58/ 2018-06-22T15:18:27-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education Recent Private Gifts to Higher Education: A Schoolteacher's Bequest, Craigslist Founder's Gift to CUNY http://www.chronicle.com/article/Recent-Private-Gifts-to-Higher/243682 2018-06-17T18:30:00-04:00 Colleges received millions from the founder of Craigslist, the widow of the man who created the Weather Channel, and a retired high-school teacher in Kansas. The Chronicle List Major Private Gifts to Higher Education http://www.chronicle.com/article/Major-Private-Gifts-to-Higher/128264 2018-06-06T00:06:00-04:00 Gifts of $50 million or more, dating to 1967, are compiled in this list. Colleges With the Best 4-Year Graduation Rates, 2014 http://www.chronicle.com/article/Colleges-With-the-Best-4-Year/243558 2018-06-03T18:30:00-04:00 Only three private nonprofit institutions had four-year graduation rates exceeding 90 percent for students who began their studies in 2010. The Chronicle List Recent Private Gifts to Higher Education: Support for Research on Healthy Aging and Other Biomedical Issues http://www.chronicle.com/article/Recent-Private-Gifts-to-Higher/243457 2018-05-20T18:23:00-04:00 Amherst College received an anonymous $100-million gift, and several universities accepted gifts to advance health sciences. The Chronicle List Which Colleges Pay Full Professors the Most? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Which-Colleges-Pay-Full/243348 2018-05-06T18:30:00-04:00 Not all of the public doctoral institutions that paid their full professors the most in 2016-17 were in cities known for their high costs of living. The Chronicle List Recent Private Gifts to Higher Education http://www.chronicle.com/article/Recent-Private-Gifts-to-Higher/243181 2018-04-22T18:37:00-04:00 In a rare large gift to a community college, an elderly couple in Illinois left $18 million to Lincoln Land Community College to expand its agricultural program. The Chronicle List Colleges With the Lowest and Highest Student-to-Faculty Ratios, Fall 2016 http://www.chronicle.com/article/Colleges-With-the-Lowest-and/243056 2018-04-08T18:24:00-04:00 Elite universities and American Indian tribal colleges were among the institutions with the lowest number of students per faculty member. The Chronicle List Colleges With the Greatest R&D Spending in the Humanities, FY 2016 http://www.chronicle.com/article/Colleges-With-the-Greatest-R-D/242984 2018-04-01T18:36:00-04:00 Median research-and-development spending on the humanities among 388 academic research institutions was $224,000. The Chronicle List Recent Private Gifts to Higher Education (March 2018) http://www.chronicle.com/article/Recent-Private-Gifts-to-Higher/242850 2018-03-18T18:30:00-04:00 The technology entrepreneurs Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg were among the top donors in early 2018. The Chronicle List What Kinds of Colleges Raise the Most in Private Donations? http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-Kinds-of-Colleges-Raise/242789 2018-03-11T18:30:00-04:00 The institutions that raised the most in private donations in the 2017 fiscal year tended to have been founded before 1900. The Chronicle List Top Producers of Peace Corps Volunteers, FY 2017 http://www.chronicle.com/article/Top-Producers-of-Peace-Corps/242728 2018-03-04T18:25:00-05:00 The nine top producers of undergraduate-alumni Peace Corps volunteers in the 2017 fiscal year were all state flagship institutions. The Chronicle List Colleges With the Largest Endowments, 2017 http://www.chronicle.com/article/Colleges-With-the-Largest/242627 2018-02-25T18:25:00-05:00 Seven private nonprofit institutions had endowments of $10 billion or more at the end of the 2017 fiscal year, as did three public institutions or systems. The Chronicle List Top Producers of Fulbright U.S. Scholars and Students, 2017-18 http://www.chronicle.com/article/Top-Producers-of-Fulbright/242557 2018-02-18T18:31:00-05:00 Three research universities had 10 or more Fulbright scholars in the 2017-18 academic year. The Chronicle List Recent Private Gifts to Higher Education (February 2018) http://www.chronicle.com/article/Recent-Private-Gifts-to-Higher/242501 2018-02-11T18:00:00-05:00 The Johns Hopkins University announced a gift of $75 million that will allow it to greatly expand its philosophy department. The Chronicle List Which Colleges Generate the Most First-Time Presidents? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Which-Colleges-Generate-the/242425 2018-02-04T18:10:00-05:00 Of the 18 colleges that have produced at least three first-time presidents for other institutions since July 2012, six had enrollments of fewer than 10,000 students. The Chronicle List 4-Year Colleges That Drew the Highest Percentages of First-Time Students From Out of State, Fall 2016 http://www.chronicle.com/article/4-Year-Colleges-That-Drew-the/242355 2018-01-28T18:29:00-05:00 Among the colleges that drew the highest percentages of first-time students from other states were elite private institutions on the East Coast. The Chronicle List College and University Endowments, 2007-17 http://www.chronicle.com/interactives/endowments 2018-01-25T00:01:00-05:00 Explore year-by-year endowment data for nearly 1,000 colleges from 2007 through 2017. Largest Private Gifts to Higher Education, 2017 http://www.chronicle.com/article/Largest-Private-Gifts-to/242280 2018-01-18T18:00:00-05:00 Thirty-five private gifts valued at $50 million or more were announced by colleges and universities in 2017. The Chronicle List Flagship Institutions With the Highest Percentages of Older Undergraduates, Fall 2015 http://www.chronicle.com/article/Flagship-Institutions-With-the/242233 2018-01-14T18:00:00-05:00 Five flagships had an undergraduate population that was more than a fifth age 25 and over. The Chronicle List Recent Private Gifts to Higher Education (December 2017) http://www.chronicle.com/article/Recent-Private-Gifts-to-Higher/242005 2017-12-10T18:00:00-05:00 Among the major donors are people who made their fortunes in energy, wireless communications, and chemicals. The Chronicle List