A group of students and alumni of Pomona College, which named her a visiting professor, argues that it should. Scholars and administrators say that demand treads on dangerous territory.
Nicholas B. Dirks talks about his time as chancellor, public support for higher education, and a developing controversy involving Ann Coulter, a conservative provocateur who plans on Thursday to speak on the campus — even though Berkeley officials say it is not safe to do so.
The program helps prepare low-income high-school students for college. Some members of Congress are urging the Education Department to "apply some common sense" and reconsider the rejected applications, putting more focus on substance than format.
To improve retention and help diversify the future professoriate, some colleges embrace formal mentoring programs.
As more students with young children enroll, colleges find ways to help them succeed.
Faculty members may plan to get a lot of work done over the break but often fall short of their expectations.
Dual-enrollment courses are growing in popularity as a way to encourage students to take the leap earlier.
Critics of two reports by the academies have cited potential disclosure problems among study panelists. Now, an official says, the idea of a policy review "has just gained more and more traction."
Organizers of Saturday’s global event say they want to capitalize on the enthusiasm of participants, and have no shortage of ideas for the future of science advocacy.
The U.S. Senate education committee has been able to work on bipartisan legislation in the past. But will early disputes jeopardize lawmakers’ ability to come to the table?
And even at public institutions, officials worry about whether there will be enough space, not to mention money.
Tim Ferriss, author of The 4-Hour Work Week, describes the experiential approaches he uses to help people teach themselves.
Sarah E. Lewis, an assistant professor of art history and African-American studies at Harvard University, discusses the relationship between creativity and social justice. This is part of a special series of video highlights from SXSWedu, produced by The Chronicle.