After a monthlong trial, jurors agreed that the university had retaliated against Beth Burns, the women's basketball coach, for complaining about Title IX violations.
It says that the colleges emphasize academic freedom, but that some faculty members and students there practice self-censorship.
The Chronicle is seeking suggestions for our annual feature on people trying to solve big problems facing campuses with the help of technology.
The technology has powerful implications in distance learning. At the University of Maryland, researchers are using it in projects involving health care, public safety, and education.