The secret history of conservative foundations' plans to co-opt scholars and scholarship.
Education, long praised as the great equalizer, no longer seems to be performing as advertised. Why? We asked 10 experts to weigh in.
The Chronicle’s 50th anniversary is an occasion to take stock of the world we cover. What ideas and arguments might shape the next 50 years?
To fight assault, the feds have made colleges clumsy monitors of students’ sex lives. Will the Trump administration reverse that trend?
Even though I couldn’t land a tenure-track job, I still had the capacity to capture people’s attention, offering them some repast that was both pleasurable and provocative.
Sports spectating brings out the bigoted, sexist clannishness in us. Might it bring out something better?
Why settle for a ride to the airport when you can also get a lecture on Descartes?
Arguing that certain people don’t have the right to tell certain stories is a distraction from the real menace: inequality.
Remove statues of the nation’s third president? A historian says that would be shortsighted.
Sexism is rampant in academe. If only theorizing would provide a remedy.
A professor steps down after a dispute over diversity training.
Academics can recapture the trust of the public — but only if they are willing to write for it.
How tragic that she died inconveniently right in the middle of Finals Week.
Is someone challenging the dominant narrative? Shut ’em down and run ’em off.
The senior African-American scholars I meet are bitter and disheartened. Am I doomed to the same fate?
There are real, imminent threats to freedom and social justice. So why are scholars attacking an ally?
Administrators took credit, but it was students who forced their hand.
Just because our way of life is nearly extinct doesn’t mean we can’t relish it.
Open society ends at the campus gates. Watch what you say — and what you think.
The latest academic fake-out making headlines says less about scholarly standards than you may think.
Sustainability is not enough: Colleges and universities must reorient themselves for a future of limited growth.
Democracy can’t function if we don’t inhabit a common space where we can listen to one another.
We asked publishers, press directors, editors, scholars, and other insiders for their views on the state and future of academic publishing. We got back a surprisingly wide range of views — and good ideas on how university presses are preparing for an uncertain future.
It’s not because of our innate primate hostility.
Which profs end up where is pretty damn arbitrary.
The Notre Dame commencement protest against Vice President Mike Pence was a model of campus resistance.
How far should universities go to acknowledge their complicity with slavery?