The Chronicle of Higher Education | Administration http://chronicle.com/section/Administration/16/ News :: Administration Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:21:34 EST <![CDATA[Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due Is Tougher Than It Seems]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151385/ http://chronicle.com/article/Giving-Credit-Where-Credit-Is/151385/ "Reverse transfer" allows students to get credit for successfully advancing from community colleges. But awarding it can be complicated.

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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 04:55:55 EST
<![CDATA[Undergraduates in the U.S. Illegally Face a Wide Array of Challenges]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151383/ http://chronicle.com/article/Undergraduates-in-the-US/151383/ Deportation fears, anxieties about paying for college, and worries about families and friends are just a few of the issues confronting such students, a report says.

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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 04:55:00 EST
<![CDATA[The Week]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151363/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Week/151363/ What you need to know about the past seven days.

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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Where Free-Community-College Plans May Prosper: In the States]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151357/ http://chronicle.com/article/Where-Free-Community-College/151357/ President Obama’s proposal seems doomed in a Republican-led Congress. That hasn’t stopped advocates from pushing the idea in their own communities.

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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 04:56:54 EST
<![CDATA[Video: How One College Is Getting Strategic in the Face of Challenges]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151351/ http://chronicle.com/article/Video-How-One-College-Is/151351/ Columbia College Chicago lost 24 percent of its enrollment in the five years before Kwang-Wu Kim took over as president, in 2013.

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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 04:55:00 EST
<![CDATA[In an Evolving Career Landscape, How Should Colleges Prepare Students?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151345/ http://chronicle.com/article/In-an-Evolving-Career/151345/ Educate them broadly, don’t just train them for jobs, was a key takeaway from a leaders’ forum organized by the Kettering Foundation.

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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 04:55:00 EST
<![CDATA[NCAA Says It’s Investigating Academic Fraud at 20 Colleges]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151315/ http://chronicle.com/article/NCAA-Says-It-s-Investigating/151315/ The association, noting a sharp rise in cheating, will also expand training for investigators in its new academic-integrity unit.

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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 04:55:11 EST
<![CDATA[Obama Presses for Free Community College and Tax Reform]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151319/ http://chronicle.com/article/Obama-Presses-for-Free/151319/ The president emphasized both ideas in a State of the Union address that focused on jobs and the economy.

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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[6 Years in and 6 to Go, Only Modest Progress on Obama’s College-Completion Goal]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151303/ http://chronicle.com/article/6-Years-in6-to-Go-Only/151303/ The chance that the United States will lead the world by 2020 seems small. But that doesn’t mean the president’s ambitious talk was for naught.

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 04:55:50 EST
<![CDATA[Why Colleges Are Like Cable Companies]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151205/ http://chronicle.com/article/Why-Colleges-Are-Like-Cable/151205/ Just like Comcast, institutions offer "low introductory rates" as bait, then raise net prices once the consumer swallows the hook.

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 04:55:00 EST
<![CDATA[College Students Think They’re Ready for the Work Force. Employers Aren’t So Sure.]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151289/ http://chronicle.com/article/College-Students-Think/151289/ A survey documents employers’ lack of confidence in recent graduates, raising questions about what colleges can do to close the gap.

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 04:55:00 EST
<![CDATA[The Week]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151253/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Week/151253/ What you need to know about the past seven days.

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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[An Artist Draws a Path to College]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151249/ http://chronicle.com/article/An-Artist-Draws-a-Path-to/151249/ It’s National Portfolio Day in Philadelphia, and one prospective student has been waiting anxiously.

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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[State Spending on Higher Education Inches Up, but Fiscal Pitfalls Remain]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151251/ http://chronicle.com/article/State-Spending-on-Higher/151251/ Four out of five states increased their higher-education spending in the past fiscal year. But many of them are still appropriating less than they were five years ago.

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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[What the President’s Tax Proposal Would Mean for Higher Education]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151297/ http://chronicle.com/article/What-the-President-s-Tax/151297/ The plan would provide a way to pay for the Obama administration’s free-community-college proposal and would streamline higher-education tax breaks.

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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 17:53:01 EST
<![CDATA[U. of North Carolina President’s Ouster Comes Amid Political Shift]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151291/ http://chronicle.com/article/U-of-North-Carolina/151291/ The system’s board, now occupied by Republican appointees, forced out Thomas W. Ross after less than five years.

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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 18:50:07 EST
<![CDATA[Accreditor Fumbled in Acting Against City College of San Francisco, Court Says]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151269/ http://chronicle.com/article/Accreditor-Fumbled-in-Acting/151269/ But the college isn’t out of the woods yet, as the judge left the door open for the college to lose its accreditation after a new hearing.

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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:49:47 EST
<![CDATA[Colleges Wrestle With How to Define Rape]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151245/ http://chronicle.com/article/Colleges-Wrestle-With-How-to/151245/ The question is pivotal as campuses try to strengthen their responses to sexual assault.

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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 04:55:02 EST
<![CDATA[Who Has the Most to Gain as College Sports Enters a New Era]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151247/ http://chronicle.com/article/Who-Has-the-Most-to-Gain-as/151247/ Athletic directors and students have more voice in the NCAA’s revamped governance system. But presidents and conference commissioners still call most of the shots.

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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 04:49:50 EST
<![CDATA[New Benefits for Athletes Trigger Talk of Cutbacks in College Sports]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151211/ http://chronicle.com/article/New-Benefits-for-Athletes/151211/ Millions of dollars in added expenses could put teams at risk.

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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 04:55:01 EST
<![CDATA[NCAA’s Top Conferences to Allow Additional Aid for Athletes]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151299/ http://chronicle.com/article/NCAA-s-Top-Conferences-to/151299/ New rules permit Division I colleges to cover players’ full cost of attendance.

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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 21:28:22 EST
<![CDATA[City College of San Francisco Wins a Reprieve in Its Accreditation Battle]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151207/ http://chronicle.com/article/City-College-of-San-Francisco/151207/ Its accreditor approved the college’s application for "restoration" status, giving the institution two years to come into compliance.

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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 20:51:42 EST
<![CDATA[Educational Entrepreneur Wants to Clean Up Online College-Search Business]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151181/ http://chronicle.com/article/Educational-Entrepreneur-Wants/151181/ John Katzman, founder of an education-search company called Noodle, wants the government to hold pay-driven "lead generation" sites to a higher standard.

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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 04:59:30 EST
<![CDATA[More States Tie Money to Colleges’ Performance, but That May Not Work]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151183/ http://chronicle.com/article/More-States-Tie-Money-to/151183/ A new study suggests that performance-based funding doesn’t actually improve student retention and completion.

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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 04:55:49 EST
<![CDATA[Athletics Leaders: ‘We Need to Make Our Case Before It Is Too Late’]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151161/ http://chronicle.com/article/Athletics-Leaders-We-Need/151161/ A group of powerful conference commissioners is urging Division I leaders to join a "Coalition to Save College Sports."

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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:14:08 EST
<![CDATA[The Week]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151107/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Week/151107/ What you need to know about the past seven days.

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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 00:01:00 EST