November 06, 2016

50 Years of News and Commentary

This special collection includes portraits of scholars and presidents, explorations of the lived experience of students and faculty members, investigative reporting, data-driven journalism, and provocative opinion articles and essays.

In the first of a three-part series, Larry Van Dyne reported on the troubles facing the City University of New York in the 1970s.

Some professors have dubious doctorates, other professors sell them, and colleges often look the other way.

A former high-school counselor has set out to undo the commercialization of higher education. But first he must learn to sell himself.

Are boys born better at math? Experts try to divide the influences of nature and nurture.

Yes, there is such a thing as monogamy. I'm not talking about that.

The controversial historian remained outspoken even as ALS tightened its grip on him.

The man who writes your students' papers tells his story.

A tale of erosion, seen through six people in the trenches.

On February 28, 1967, Gov. Ronald Reagan spoke of "certain intellectual luxuries that perhaps we could do without." Here's why liberal education has never recovered.

How campus rules make students more vulnerable.

In the past five years, public universities pumped more than $10.3 billion in mandatory student fees and other subsidies into their sports programs, according to an examination by The Chronicle of Higher Education and The Huffington Post.

Defending the humanities in a skills-obsessed university.