PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | News https://www.chronicle.com/section/News/6/ 2020-06-03T06:13:47-04:00 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 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 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 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 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 Higher-Ed Lobbying Group, Eyeing an In-Person Fall, Asks Congress for Liability Shields https://www.chronicle.com/article/Higher-Ed-Lobbying-Group/248878 2020-05-28T12:34:00-04:00 The American Council on Education says liability protections are needed to “blunt the chilling effect” lawsuits would have on colleges seeking to safely reopen their campuses this fall. By Danielle McLean Can You Create Learning Communities Online? https://www.chronicle.com/article/Can-You-Create-Learning/248872 2020-05-28T04:00:00-04:00 Even if colleges teach in person this fall, not every student will make it to campus. Here’s one idea to support students from afar. By Beckie Supiano The Covid-19 Census Could Cost College Towns Millions https://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Covid-19-Census-Could-Cost/248871 2020-05-27T17:01:00-04:00 Many students left their campuses just as the once-a-decade count began, threatening to upend the influential tally. By Danielle McLean In Massachusetts, Colleges Ask Government for Liability Shield and Testing Help https://www.chronicle.com/article/In-Massachusetts-Colleges-Ask/248870 2020-05-27T16:27:00-04:00 A group of campuses asked local leadership for protections and flexibility as preparation for the fall semester continues. By Lindsay Ellis The New Communication Plan? Overcommunication https://www.chronicle.com/article/The-New-Communication-Plan-/248836 2020-05-27T12:25:00-04:00 For college leaders in the midst of a pandemic, there’s no such thing as too much transparency. By Lee Gardner, Emma Dill, Emma Pettit, and Michael Vasquez Will Higher Ed’s ‘Culture’ Help Colleges Navigate Their Future? Or Make It Tougher? https://www.chronicle.com/article/Will-Higher-Ed-s/248853 2020-05-27T04:00:00-04:00 Dedication to students and a “first adopter” mentality are pieces of higher-ed culture that could sustain colleges during this crisis. By Goldie Blumenstyk