PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Administration https://www.chronicle.com/section/Administration/16/ 2019-03-21T16:42:43-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education Sports-Bra Outrage And a Fight Over Everyday Sexism https://www.chronicle.com/interactives/2019-03-21-rowan 2019-03-21T13:51:00-04:00 Women on Rowan University’s cross-county and track-and-field teams had complained for years about subtle sexism, and a ban on sports bras without shirts was a final insult. Now, they say they’re still being treated like the problem. By Jack Stripling Here’s What Trump’s Executive Order on Free Speech Says https://www.chronicle.com/article/Here-s-What-Trump-s/245943 2019-03-21T10:55:00-04:00 The order, obtained by The Chronicle, tells agencies to require colleges to uphold the First Amendment. It also directs the Education Department to add program-level data to the College Scorecard and produce a report on risk sharing. By Andy Thomason Why Tap Carol Folt as President? A Comparison of UNC and USC May Offer Clues https://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-Tap-Carol-Folt-as/245941 2019-03-20T22:55:00-04:00 The former chancellor of the University of North Carolina’s flagship is moving on to the University of Southern California. The institutions have more in common than you might think. By Sarah Brown A Confederate Statue Undid Carol Folt’s Chancellorship at UNC. But It May Have Landed Her USC’s Top Job. https://www.chronicle.com/article/A-Confederate-Statue-Undid/245940 2019-03-20T20:49:00-04:00 In the throes of multiple crises, including the admissions scandal, the University of Southern California wanted a leader who had spent time in the crucible. They just got one. By Jack Stripling A Harvard Scientist Commissioned Photos of Slaves in 1850. A Lawsuit Says the University Is Still Profiting From Them. https://www.chronicle.com/article/A-Harvard-Scientist/245939 2019-03-20T18:30:00-04:00 The portraits of an enslaved father and his daughter ought to belong to a descendant, rather than to the university, says a lawsuit. By Emma Pettit USC Picks Carol Folt, Former Chapel Hill Leader, as Next President https://www.chronicle.com/article/USC-Picks-Carol-Folt-Former/245936 2019-03-20T14:43:00-04:00 Folt, who recently stepped down as chancellor of the University of North Carolina flagship, will find herself in a familiar situation when she takes over in Los Angeles: navigating a campus that seems to find itself in constant turmoil. By Andy Thomason After Scandal, Higher-Ed Fund Raisers Fear Efforts to Curtail Deductions https://www.philanthropy.com/article/After-Scandal-Higher-Ed/245930 2019-03-20T12:30:00-04:00 The Varsity Blues college-admissions scandal has already prompted one prominent lawmaker to propose legislation that could have a big impact on giving. By Michael Theis (The Chronicle of Philanthropy) Arizona State Will Create a For-Profit Spinoff to Court Students in the Work Force https://www.chronicle.com/article/Arizona-State-Will-Create-a/245929 2019-03-19T15:26:00-04:00 The chief backer of the venture, which has not been previously disclosed, is an investment fund that was headed by a financier charged in the admissions-bribery case. By Goldie Blumenstyk As East Carolina Chancellor Resigns, One Board Member Accuses Chair of Forcing Him Out https://www.chronicle.com/article/As-East-Carolina-Chancellor/245921 2019-03-18T15:50:00-04:00 Cecil P. Staton will step down as chancellor, and not everyone is happy with the move. Steven B. Long, a member of the university system’s Board of Governors, said its chairman is to blame and should be removed. By Lily Jackson Welcome to the Campus Spaces Newsletter! https://www.chronicle.com/article/Welcome-to-the-Campus-Spaces/245909 2019-03-18T15:49:00-04:00 Among other news in this month’s report: College libraries and museums are adding teaching spaces, a spaceship lands at Cal Poly Pomona, a new gold standard for college baseball, and Colby expands its efforts to revitalize its hometown. By Lawrence Biemiller We Asked 20 Elite-College Admissions Deans About the Bribery Scandal. Here’s What They Said. https://www.chronicle.com/article/We-Asked-20-Elite-College/245920 2019-03-18T15:32:00-04:00 Outrage swirled after “Operation Varsity Blues” went public last week. So we asked the admissions gatekeepers if reform was necessary. By Lindsay Ellis Here’s What the Trump Administration Wants to Change in Higher Ed’s Landmark Law https://www.chronicle.com/article/Here-s-What-the-Trump/245919 2019-03-18T14:59:00-04:00 The White House is asking Congress to rethink accreditation, Pell Grants, and student-loan repayment as it considers reauthorizing the Higher Education Act. By Steven Johnson Presidential Hopefuls Are Pushing Free College Back Into the Spotlight. But What Does ‘Free’ Mean, Anyway? https://www.chronicle.com/article/Presidential-Hopefuls-Are/245918 2019-03-18T14:49:09-04:00 Candidates are staking out their positions, and new plans are emerging. But the proposals vary widely, creating confusion about whom they really help. By Katherine Mangan Confused About How ‘Free College’ Programs Differ? This Primer Can Help https://www.chronicle.com/article/Confused-About-How-Free/245917 2019-03-18T14:35:42-04:00 There are many flavors of free among the hundreds of free-college programs rolled out so far. We help you sort them out. By Katherine Mangan Yes, Students at Sarah Lawrence Are Demanding Free Detergent. But There’s More to It Than You Might Think. https://www.chronicle.com/article/Yes-Students-at-Sarah/245913 2019-03-15T21:23:00-04:00 The request has drawn ridicule, especially from conservative news outlets. It’s part of activists’ broader push, though, to make the college rethink how it meets the needs of low-income students. By Vimal Patel The U. of Southern California Is on the Rise. Why Is It a Hotbed of Scandal? https://www.chronicle.com/article/The-U-of-Southern-California/245912 2019-03-15T16:51:00-04:00 The admissions-bribery scandal has poured gas on the fire of a university already smarting from corruption in the athletics department and in the upper administration. By Terry Nguyen ‘Ruined’ and Evicted: How Dream Center Closures Are Affecting Students https://www.chronicle.com/article/Ruined-Evicted-How/245908 2019-03-15T15:37:00-04:00 A disabled U.S. Army veteran hoped to get a business degree from Argosy University. Now he is losing his home and more than $2,000 worth of student aid. By Michael Vasquez College-Admissions Scandal Highlights an Overwhelmed IRS, Nonprofit Experts Say https://www.philanthropy.com/article/College-Admissions-Scandal/245888 2019-03-14T13:47:00-04:00 The scheme, facilitated by the Key Worldwide Foundation, threatens public faith in nonprofit groups and underscores how ill equipped the Internal Revenue Service is to uncover fraud and other illegal activities at the country’s more than one million tax-exempt organizations. By Michael Theis (The Chronicle of Philanthropy) Stanford Students Sue Elite Universities After Admissions Scandal https://www.chronicle.com/article/Stanford-Students-Sue-Elite/245896 2019-03-14T12:09:00-04:00 They say their applications to universities named in the unfolding scandal weren’t fairly evaluated in a system “warped and rigged by fraud.” By Lindsay Ellis In Bribery Scheme, Coaches Sold Their ‘Admissions Slots’ to Nonathletes. Wait, Coaches Influence Admissions? https://www.chronicle.com/article/In-Bribery-Scheme-Coaches/245891 2019-03-13T21:52:00-04:00 Some made millions in bribes by using such slots as a commodity in an arbitrage scheme. By Andy Thomason