PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Data https://www.chronicle.com/section/Data/58/ 2018-09-18T20:55:29-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education Major Private Gifts to Higher Education https://www.chronicle.com/article/Major-Private-Gifts-to-Higher/128264 2018-09-11T00:06:00-04:00 Gifts of $50 million or more, dating to 1967, are compiled in this list. Which Highly Selective Colleges Have the Highest and Lowest Percentages of Asian Undergraduates? https://www.chronicle.com/article/Which-Highly-Selective/244470 2018-09-09T18:30:00-04:00 Asians made up more than a fifth of undergraduate enrollment at 23 of the 95 most selective four-year colleges in the country in the fall of 2016. The Chronicle List Which Colleges Do Best on Sustainability? https://www.chronicle.com/article/Which-Colleges-Do-Best-on/244423 2018-09-02T18:30:00-04:00 Three Canadian universities were among the 10 doctoral institutions that scored highest in the 2018 Sustainable Campus Index. The Chronicle List Hope and Worry, by the Numbers https://www.chronicle.com/article/HopeWorry-by-the-Numbers/244154 2018-08-20T09:31:00-04:00 The data draw a portrait of a higher-education sector that is under pressure to enroll more students and to ensure that a diverse number of them have equal chances to improve their lives. By Ruth Hammond The Making of a First-Time President https://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Making-of-a-First-Time/244148 2018-08-20T09:30:00-04:00 Some college leaders, rather than fearing the aspirations of those under them, purposefully go about grooming new presidents. By Peter Monaghan Student Debt Is Worse for Women https://www.chronicle.com/article/Student-Debt-Is-Worse-for/244145 2018-08-20T09:28:00-04:00 A college degree falls short of putting women on equal economic footing with men, and they have the student-loan burden to prove it. By Julia Piper The Humanities’ Place in Research Spending https://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Humanities-Place-in/244147 2018-08-20T09:27:00-04:00 Less than 1 percent of the R&D money spent by universities goes to the humanities. The institutions that spend the most want their projects to have an impact. By Liam Adams New Jersey to Its Students: Please Don’t Go https://www.chronicle.com/article/New-Jersey-to-Its-Students-/244149 2018-08-20T09:26:00-04:00 New Jersey’s young people may be born to run, but their mass departure to attend college elsewhere is making leaders nervous about the state’s future. By Peter Monaghan College Endowments Over $500-Million https://www.chronicle.com/article/College-Endowments-Over/244181 2018-08-19T19:52:00-04:00 The value of the endowments of the 15 wealthiest institutions in Massachusetts exceeded $70 billion, about as much as the total national wealth of Lithuania. Almanac 2018 Colleges With the Best Out-of-State Draw https://www.chronicle.com/article/Colleges-With-the-Best/243994 2018-08-19T18:30:00-04:00 Among the colleges that drew many students from other states were elite private institutions and tribal colleges. Almanac 2018 Backgrounds of New Chief Executives at Colleges https://www.chronicle.com/article/Backgrounds-of-New-Chief/243987 2018-08-19T18:30:00-04:00 Women were nearly twice as likely as men to have served as provost just before moving into a presidential position. Almanac 2018 Cumulative Growth in Number of MOOCs, 2011-18 https://www.chronicle.com/article/Cumulative-Growth-in-Number-of/243999 2018-08-19T18:30:00-04:00 The number of massive open online courses offered worldwide grew by more than 2,500 in the past academic year. Almanac 2018 International Students in the United States, by Place of Origin https://www.chronicle.com/article/International-Students-in-the/244006 2018-08-19T18:30:00-04:00 As usual, China and India sent by far the most students, but Brazil, Iran, Mexico, Nigeria, and Saudi Arabia also stood out in their regions. Almanac 2018 Faculty With No Tenure Status, by Location https://www.chronicle.com/article/Faculty-With-No-Tenure-Status/243986 2018-08-19T18:30:00-04:00 Faculty members who worked at rural institutions were the least likely to be tenured or on the tenure track. Almanac 2018 Students by Gender, Race, and Ethnicity https://www.chronicle.com/article/Students-by-Gender-Race-and/244003 2018-08-19T18:30:00-04:00 The enrollment of women in college fell by nearly 100,000 since 2010, while male enrollment grew by more than 12,000. Almanac 2018 Annual Change in Faculty Salaries https://www.chronicle.com/article/Annual-Change-in-Faculty/243990 2018-08-19T18:30:00-04:00 Full professors got the lowest percentage raises in all sectors in 2017-18, but their average pay increases still outpaced inflation. Almanac 2018 Estimated Student Aid, by Source https://www.chronicle.com/article/Estimated-Student-Aid-by/244005 2018-08-19T18:30:00-04:00 Most of the more than $250 billion in student aid came from the federal government, and a good share of that came in the form of loans. Almanac 2018 Research-and-Development Spending, by Source of Funds https://www.chronicle.com/article/Research-and-Development/244040 2018-08-19T18:30:00-04:00 Colleges and universities devoted nearly half as much support to research and development as did the federal government. Almanac 2018 Top Destinations of Americans Studying Abroad https://www.chronicle.com/article/Top-Destinations-of-Americans/244028 2018-08-19T18:30:00-04:00 Britain, Italy, and Spain were the top choices in 2015-16. Outside Europe, the most-popular destinations were China, Australia, and Costa Rica. Almanac 2018 For-Profit Companies With the Highest Enrollment https://www.chronicle.com/article/For-Profit-Companies-With-the/244041 2018-08-19T18:30:00-04:00 Even companies near the top of the list for total enrollment at their colleges in the fall of 2016 have not necessarily fared well since then. Almanac 2018