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Newsletter Archive

  • May 22, 2024

    Colleges Bootstrap Their Way to AI Literacy

    With strategies like hands-on experiments, librarian-led demos, and templates for model-policy language, colleges are preparing for a new era in tech.
  • May 8, 2024

    What ‘Today’s Students’ Still Need

    For one, policies recognizing that adult students “aren’t just recent high-school grads who showed up on campus a few years late.”
  • April 24, 2024

    Some Colleges Are Getting AI-Ready. Are You?

    New approaches for bringing artificial-intelligence literacy to campus. Plus: Is the “public-service college” a viable business model?
  • April 10, 2024

    18,000 More Low-Income Students

    Eight years on, the American Talent Initiative is “back on the growth trend,” but lags far behind its goal.
  • March 27, 2024

    The Problem of the Missing Men

    With fields like teaching, psychology, and social work becoming “progressively female,” a new effort urges higher ed to help reverse that trend.
  • March 13, 2024

    4 Ideas to Improve Higher Ed Get Put Through Their Paces

    At The Chronicle’s annual pitchfest, our “sharks” weighed in on ideas to help students get to and through college — and beyond.
  • Feb. 28, 2024

    Join The Chronicle at SXSW EDU

    Come discuss political headwinds, and check out our “shark tank” on ideas to reshape the college experience.
  • Feb. 14, 2024

    7 Tips to Offer Career Services for All

    Turning campus jobs into mentored experiences and training professors to counsel students are just two ways to democratize access to career advice.
  • Jan. 31, 2024

    Missed Opportunities in Nondegree Credentials

    New reports highlight ways to better deploy those programs and to improve students’ access to federal assistance. Plus: strategies for creating programs for incarcerated students.
  • Jan. 17, 2024

    8 Takeaways From the Education Department’s Chief Economist

    In this new post, Jordan Matsudaira marshals data and economic analyses to help shape policy and steer students toward financially sound options.