PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Opinion http://www.chronicle.com/section/Opinion/40/ 2017-11-17T17:58:23-05:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education How Free Speech Works for White Academics http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Free-Speech-Works-for/241781 2017-11-16T10:30:00-05:00 They are given a platform for their ideas, even when it is clear that the ideas don’t measure up. By Brittney Cooper Is This Professor ‘Putin’s American Apologist’? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Is-This-Professor-Putin-s/241777 2017-11-15T00:00:00-05:00 How Stephen F. Cohen became the most controversial Russia expert in America. By Jordan Michael Smith D.C.’s Newest Museum Has a Provenance Problem http://www.chronicle.com/article/DC-s-Newest-Museum-Has-a/241763 2017-11-14T00:00:00-05:00 The Museum of the Bible is poised to welcome throngs of visitors. But a cloud hangs over its collection. By Tom Bartlett What to Consider When Closing an Academic Program http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-to-Consider-When-Closing/241738 2017-11-12T18:30:00-05:00 Position your institution for the future, then proceed with caution. By Peter D. Eckel Weekly Book List, November 17, 2017 http://www.chronicle.com/article/Weekly-Book-List-November-17/241744 2017-11-12T18:30:00-05:00 Descriptions of the latest titles, divided by category. Compiled by Nina C. Ayoub Faith in Open Discourse http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/letters/faith-in-open-discourse/ 2017-11-10T16:36:10-05:00 "Not only would censoring these ideas run counter to liberal democracy, but it also turns a blind eye to the development of hateful and xenophobic rhetoric that we see so blatantly in mass politics today." A Superior Alternative to the Greek System http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/letters/a-superior-alternative-to-the-greek-system/ 2017-11-10T15:36:13-05:00 At one university, students were assigned to colleges/dorms, and each developed its own personality, interests, activities, associated faculty fellows, and such. Dual-Enrollment Tuition Is Free or Discounted for Many Students http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/letters/dual-enrollment-tuition-is-free-or-discounted-for-many-students/ 2017-11-10T15:12:51-05:00 Few states require families to pay the whole freight, and in early-college high schools students never pay tuition. Issue Over Ending Sentences With a Preposition Is Worth Knowing About http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/letters/issue-over-ending-sentences-with-a-preposition-is-worth-knowing-about/ 2017-11-10T14:48:57-05:00 The letter writer says that ending a sentence with a preposition is a technique he stands generally against. What’s Fueling the Free-Speech Wars? http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-s-Fueling-the/241728 2017-11-09T14:07:48-05:00 Readers react to a recent essay blaming students and college leaders for undermining campus freedoms. Networked U.’s: This Is What Will Save Higher Ed http://www.chronicle.com/article/Networked-U-s-This-Is-What/241724 2017-11-08T20:10:00-05:00 Through technology, multiple institutions can link together to deliver essential services at a discount. By Jeffrey J. Selingo How Dual Enrollment Contributes to Inequality http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Dual-Enrollment/241668 2017-11-05T18:30:00-05:00 The wildly popular program lets high-school students earn college credits cheaply and easily. But it’s not available to all students equally. By Erik Gilbert What Do You Think Fuels the Campus-Speech Wars? http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-Do-You-Think-Fuels-the/241674 2017-11-05T18:30:00-05:00 David Bromwich argues that college administrators and faculty members “sympathize with the rule-breakers.” Do you disagree? Tell us why here. What New Book Are You Most Excited About? http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-New-Book-Are-You-Most/241639 2017-11-05T18:30:00-05:00 Eleven scholars tell us about new and forthcoming books they’re looking forward to reading. The New Campus Censors http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-New-Campus-Censors/241637 2017-11-05T18:30:00-05:00 Students are leading the assault on free speech — and faculty members and administrators are enabling them. By David Bromwich 3 Ways to Get More Women Into Tech http://www.chronicle.com/article/3-Ways-to-Get-More-Women-Into/241664 2017-11-05T18:29:00-05:00 The president of Harvey Mudd College shares the strategies it’s used to interest more female students in computer science. By Maria Klawe Weekly Book List, November 10, 2017 http://www.chronicle.com/article/Weekly-Book-List-November-10/241676 2017-11-05T18:20:00-05:00 Descriptions of the latest titles, divided by category. Compiled by Nina C. Ayoub At Least One Career-Oriented College Sees Value in the Liberal Arts http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/letters/at-least-one-career-oriented-college-sees-value-in-the-liberal-arts/ 2017-11-03T12:35:19-04:00 At the Fashion Institute of Technology, student learn liberal-arts skills that industry leaders say they want in their employees. Worth Remembering What Civil War Was About for Abraham Lincoln http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/letters/worth-remembering-what-the-civil-war-was-about-for-abraham-lincoln/ 2017-11-03T12:08:25-04:00 Lincoln made clear that for him the war was fundamentally about saving the union, not slavery. Learning to Live Together in Our Political Reality http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/letters/learning-to-live-together-in-our-political-reality/ 2017-11-02T12:12:26-04:00 The risks of inviting speakers like Marc Jongen to colleges are outweighed by the good that comes from developing critical thinking, writes Donna F. Johnson.