PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | News http://www.chronicle.com/section/News/6/ 2018-01-18T02:44:05-05:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education A President’s Newly Revealed Sexual-Abuse Case Stirs Controversy at Ithaca College http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-President-s-Newly-Revealed/242262 2018-01-17T21:43:11-05:00 Shirley M. Collado said she had been transparent about the episode, in 2001, but the student newspaper revealed new details. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz USA Gymnastics Doctor’s Sentencing Renews Attention on Michigan State http://www.chronicle.com/article/USA-Gymnastics-Doctor-s/242261 2018-01-17T21:08:00-05:00 At an emotional hearing, victims share their stories of abuse by the university’s team physician. By Nell Gluckman Creating a Diverse Faculty https://www.chronicle.com/premiumaccess/assets/item/6120 2018-01-17T14:47:00-05:00 Colleges struggle to attract and retain faculty members from traditionally underrepresented groups. Here’s why they have such a hard time and what they might do better. 24 Tips for Teaching Writing https://www.chronicle.com/premiumaccess/assets/item/6247 2018-01-17T14:44:00-05:00 Here’s guidance from experts on how to teach students about danglers, adverbs, commas, and more. Florida State President Praises Charges Against Students in Death of Pledge http://www.chronicle.com/article/Florida-State-President/242259 2018-01-17T14:20:00-05:00 John Thrasher says the arrest warrants strengthen the university’s determination to confront the concerns of “student indifference, reckless conduct, and irresponsibility.” By Bianca Quilantan Lehigh U. Scholar and Author Resigns Amid Sexual-Misconduct Investigation http://www.chronicle.com/article/Lehigh-U-ScholarAuthor/242251 2018-01-16T18:26:00-05:00 Several people made allegations against James Braxton Peterson, according to an email sent to the faculty and staff on Tuesday. By Nell Gluckman U. of South Carolina Condemns Racist Fliers Found in African-American Studies Dept. http://www.chronicle.com/article/U-of-South-Carolina-Condemns/242250 2018-01-16T17:43:00-05:00 The university, in Columbia, S.C., released a statement on Tuesday promising to open an investigation into the incident. By Emma Kerr The Biggest Problem for State Higher-Ed Policy? Federal Higher-Ed Policy http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Biggest-Problem-for-State/242247 2018-01-16T15:34:00-05:00 It’s not affordability, free speech, or sexual assault. The top issue, according to the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, is what’s happening in Washington. By Eric Kelderman Johns Hopkins Just Got the Largest Donation Ever Given to a Philosophy Department http://www.chronicle.com/article/Johns-Hopkins-Just-Got-the/242246 2018-01-16T12:34:00-05:00 The department will pocket a $75-million gift from William H. (Bill) Miller III, a well-known Wall Street investor. By Julian Wyllie The Daily Briefing http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Daily-Briefing/238091 2018-01-16T04:55:00-05:00 The Daily Briefing tells individual subscribers everything they need to know about higher ed. Here’s a sample. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz and Adam Harris U. of Rochester Report on Professor’s Alleged Harassment Gets Mixed Reviews http://www.chronicle.com/article/U-of-Rochester-Report-on/242241 2018-01-15T15:33:32-05:00 How can an investigation find inappropriate, unprofessional, and offensive behavior, and “gross lapses of judgment,” yet still conclude there were no violations of university policy? By Katherine Mangan After a Suicide, What Colleges Can Do to Protect the Public Health http://www.chronicle.com/article/After-a-Suicide-What-Colleges/242234 2018-01-14T18:30:00-05:00 A suicide is a nightmare. But proper planning for its aftermath might avert a bigger one. By Sam Hoisington and Alexander C. Kafka A Postvention Primer http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-Postvention-Primer/242236 2018-01-14T18:30:00-05:00 Following a suicide, campuses are particularly volatile, vulnerable places. What can a college do to try to keep one tragedy from multiplying? Resources for Handling Suicide’s Aftermath http://www.chronicle.com/article/Resources-for-Handling/242237 2018-01-14T18:30:00-05:00 Here are some references to help colleges create their own protocols. Relationships Are Central to the Student Experience. Can Colleges Engineer Them? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Relationships-Are-Central-to/242230 2018-01-14T18:30:00-05:00 Having a mentor can help students academically, and is even linked to their later well-being. Such connections can’t be forced — but they can be encouraged. By Beckie Supiano Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (1/19/2017) http://www.chronicle.com/article/Appointments-Resignations/242229 2018-01-14T18:09:00-05:00 Elfred Anthony Pinkard will become president of Wilberforce University, and Brenda Fredette was named dean of the Eberly College of Science and Technology at California University of Pennsylvania. Compiled by Brianna A. Tucker The NCAA as Modern Jim Crow? A Sports Historian Explains Why She Drew the Parallel http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-NCAA-as-Modern-Jim-Crow-A/242240 2018-01-12T17:51:00-05:00 Victoria Jackson, a lecturer at Arizona State University, drew attention for her Los Angeles Times op-ed about how college athletics “contributes to the undervaluing of black lives.” By Emma Kerr Judge Dismisses Suit of LSU Professor Who Was Fired for Obscenities http://www.chronicle.com/article/Judge-Dismisses-Suit-of-LSU/242239 2018-01-12T17:12:00-05:00 Teresa Buchanan, a former associate professor of curriculum and instruction, was dismissed in 2015 over complaints that, among other things, she had used obscene language in front of students. By Andy Thomason A Rekindled Interest in Law http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-Rekindled-Interest-in-Law/242238 2018-01-12T16:48:00-05:00 Kellye Testy describes signs that the outlook for many law schools may be improving. The number of applications is beginning to rise again. And the current political climate has engendered more interest in law and the effect it can have on issues like immigration and social justice. By Ruth Hammond 2 New Threats Highlight Human-Factor Gaps in Cybersecurity Research http://www.chronicle.com/article/2-New-Threats-Highlight/242231 2018-01-12T12:21:35-05:00 To address vulnerabilities like Meltdown and Spectre, computer scientists must consider the work of social scientists. But, argues one expert, they tend to give it short shrift. By Paul Basken