PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education https://chronicle.com/ 2020-06-03T04:30:12-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education Students Demand That More Colleges Break Ties With the Local Police https://www.chronicle.com/article/Students-Demand-That-More/248909 2020-06-02T20:22:00-04:00 Ohio State, the University of Virginia, and the University of Louisville are among a growing number of campuses where students have called for funds to be diverted to other purposes. By Katherine Mangan As Covid-19 Constrains SAT Capacity, College Board Urges Admissions Offices to ‘Provide Flexibility’ https://www.chronicle.com/article/As-Covid-19-Constrains-SAT/248908 2020-06-02T19:32:00-04:00 The testing organization is putting plans for an online, take-at-home version of the exam on hold — and asking colleges to adjust to testing disruption. By Eric Hoover The Plan for College Budgets Next Year? Improvise https://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Plan-for-College-Budgets/248905 2020-06-02T14:28:00-04:00 Revenues are fuzzy, and every new safety measure carries a price tag. By Scott Carlson 2,000 Instructors Tell Cuomo CUNY Must Be Protected From Budget Cuts https://www.chronicle.com/article/2000-Instructors-Tell-Cuomo/248903 2020-06-02T13:29:00-04:00 Further cuts would be “educationally damaging, economically misguided, and cruel,” their letter says. By Emma Pettit Will the University That Survives Have Been Worth Saving? https://www.chronicle.com/article/Will-the-University-That/248902 2020-06-02T12:42:00-04:00 Our budgets are a statement of our values. Put people first. By Rebecca Kolins Givan How Higher Ed Can Fight Racism: ‘Speak Up When It’s Hard’ https://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Higher-Ed-Can-Fight/248897 2020-06-01T21:00:00-04:00 We spoke with a researcher of health disparities and police brutality about how academe can address both. By Francie Diep As the Pandemic Hit New York City, This University Furloughed Its Health-Care Staff https://www.chronicle.com/article/As-the-Pandemic-Hit-New-York/248895 2020-06-01T19:48:00-04:00 The New School calls it a “painful but necessary” choice. Health workers say it’s retaliation for their unionizing. By Katherine Mangan Three College Leaders on Hope, Despair, and the Killing of George Floyd https://www.chronicle.com/article/Three-College-Leaders-on-Hope/248894 2020-06-01T19:31:00-04:00 Presidents have been issuing statements of anguish and solidarity with protesters. Three of those leaders shared their thoughts with The Chronicle. By Jack Stripling Spurred by Coronavirus, Some Colleges Rush to Move Online https://www.chronicle.com/article/Spurred-by-Coronavirus-Some/248893 2020-06-01T15:31:00-04:00 How do colleges plan for the long term when they are reacting to the uncertainty of a global pandemic and an economic crisis? By Eric Kelderman ‘My Gut Response Is Fear and Dread’: Thoughts on Returning to Campus This Fall https://www.chronicle.com/article/My-Gut-Response-Is-Fear-and/248758 2020-06-01T14:50:00-04:00 Many colleges plan to resume in-person instruction in August or September. Some faculty and staff members aren’t so sure. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz and Ron Coddington How Your College Can Survive the Pandemic https://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Your-College-Can-Survive/248892 2020-06-01T13:00:00-04:00 Lessons from an institution that came back from the brink. By Javier Miyares and Darren Catalano After George Floyd’s Killing, What Academics Can Do https://www.chronicle.com/article/After-George-Floyd-s/248890 2020-06-01T12:07:00-04:00 A virus drove us indoors. A violent death drove many of us out into the streets. By G. Gabrielle Starr A ‘Radical’ Plan to Rethink Doctoral Admissions in the Wake of Covid-19 https://www.chronicle.com/article/A-Radical-Plan-to/248889 2020-06-01T10:22:00-04:00 How a coordinated system of biennial admissions in the humanities would help graduate students, programs, and universities. By Russ Castronovo and Susan Gillman Law Enforcement and Academe https://www.chronicle.com/specialreport/Law-EnforcementAcademe/46 2020-06-01T00:00:00-04:00 Continued police brutality against black people has once again plunged law-enforcement agencies around the country into controversy. This collection of Chronicle articles offers insights on campus and local police departments and the scrutiny they face. As George Floyd Protests Rock Cities, Students and Presidents Condemn Systemic Racism https://www.chronicle.com/article/As-George-Floyd-Protests-Rock/248888 2020-05-31T20:27:00-04:00 College students were among those marching to protest the killing of Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis. And presidents spoke up in support of the demonstrations. By Andy Thomason Why the Fall Will Be a Liability Minefield https://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-the-Fall-Will-Be-a/248887 2020-05-29T13:50:00-04:00 Colleges face lawsuits at every turn, and waivers won’t protect them. By Alexander C. Kafka Bashing Administrators While the University Burns https://www.chronicle.com/article/Bashing-Administrators-While/248886 2020-05-29T11:51:00-04:00 Denunciation, recrimination, and grandstanding are pit stops on the road to oblivion. By Gabriel Paquette What College Students Need Now https://www.chronicle.com/article/What-College-Students-Need-Now/248882 2020-05-28T19:35:00-04:00 They’re more vulnerable than ever, physically and financially. By Sarah Brown and Katherine Mangan Faculty Are Not Cannon Fodder https://www.chronicle.com/article/Faculty-Are-Not-Cannon-Fodder/248879 2020-05-28T17:00:00-04:00 Despite what they say, administrators have no idea who is vulnerable to the virus. By Maggie Levantovskaya This Researcher Says Colleges Should Stop Lumping All Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Into Broad Categories https://www.chronicle.com/article/This-Researcher-Says-Colleges/248880 2020-05-28T14:39:00-04:00 The lack of more detailed data on students can “mask inequities in outcomes,” a new policy brief says. Its author explains why colleges should think about “data equity.” By Eric Hoover