The Chronicle of Higher Education
Chelsea Long was a reporting intern for The Chronicle. She is a graduate of Florida State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in political science and Middle Eastern studies. Previously, she was an intern at WFSU, the NPR member station in Tallahassee, Fla., and was a staff writer for The FSView and Florida Flambeau, the university’s student newspaper.
Stories by this Author
How Diversity Became a Bad Word at One State’s Public CollegesAcross South Dakota, some professors and administrators say a hostile climate is driving them to quit.
This University Tried a Test-Optional Pilot Program. That Didn’t Last.The U. of Tennessee system is once again requiring the SAT and ACT for admission — even though the data suggest that not asking for them had benefited the institution.
Few Black, Hispanic, and Native Researchers Are Getting PublishedA new study looked at the authors of publications in biochemistry, mathematics, medical research, and computer science between 2010 and 2020 — and found that diversity barely budged.
Biden Wants to Double the Maximum Pell Grant. What Difference Would That Make?A $13,000 grant would cover a much larger share of college costs for low-income students. But the goal faces a steep road ahead.
Florida’s Colleges Must Administer ‘Viewpoint Diversity’ Survey. Don’t Take It, Faculty Union Says.A federal judge denied an emergency request on Friday to halt the survey, which is required under a new state law championed by Republicans.
Race on Campus
How One University Recruited Its Largest Cohort of Native ScholarsArizona State employs 60 Indigenous faculty members, embracing its connection to Native lands and its growing body of American Indian students.
A Rape-Prevention Scholar Faced Sexual-Misconduct Charges. Now His University Has Revoked His Tenure.University of Illinois trustees fired a tenured professor at the Chicago campus who was accused of sexually assaulting one of his graduate students and behaving inappropriately with five others.
A National Campus-Climate Survey and Other Higher-Ed Tidbits in Spending BillMore than 200 congressional earmarks, and hundreds of millions of dollars, went to colleges.
Darkness in the Sunshine State
Florida’s Public Colleges May Soon Recruit Presidents in SecretThe governor is expected to sign a bill that calls for concealing the names of candidates for leadership of those institutions.
‘Dangerous Ground’: Republican Lawmakers Target Gender Studies at U. of WyomingA measure to defund gender and women’s studies at the university has stoked faculty fears about how far legislators will go to stop public colleges from teaching courses they don’t like.