Judy L. Genshaft, president of the University of South Florida, is among the still-small group of women who lead research universities. Her advice to others? Get the right credential, and be prepared for the demands and sacrifices of the job.
The top job is changing rapidly, and a number of long-tenured leaders are retiring. That has put their offices in a state of flux.
Some professors at the historically black university complain of racial disparities in promotion and tenure, but the incoming president vows to strive for reconciliation.
More private colleges want to collaborate to share costs and administrative responsibilities. But such coordination isn’t easy.
What philosophy departments can teach their peers in the humanities about surviving cuts and staying relevant.
A team-based approach to initial reviews can often save time and may allow for better evaluations
It’s the help students get outside the classroom that often gets them through a course.
Eugenia Cheng, an accomplished pianist, mathematician, and YouTube personality, proposes that learning advanced math has value beyond calculating your mortgage.
Charles Murray’s talk three weeks ago at Middlebury College resulted in violence and roiled higher ed. What does it say that the reaction hasn’t reoccurred?
As University of North Carolina officials try to make a building renaming into a teaching moment, some students describe a lingering discontent over the campus climate.
Students and faculty are still divided over whether the controversial political scientist should have been given a platform on their campus. They view the dialogue that has emerged as important work.
This special series from the team of Chronicle reporters who attended SXSWedu this year showcases video highlights from some of the key speakers at the annual gathering of educators, tech entrepreneurs, and policy makers.
Christopher Emdin, an associate professor at Columbia University’s Teachers College, urges educators to more fully value students’ life experiences. This segment is part of a special series of video highlights from SXSWedu, produced by The Chronicle.