PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Administration http://chronicle.com/section/Administration/16 2015-11-28T06:17:14-05:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education How Much Can Campus-Crime Reports Tell Us About Sexual Assault? http://chronicle.com/article/How-Much-Can-Campus-Crime/234352 2015-11-25T04:55:00-05:00 Nine out of 10 colleges reported no rapes on their campuses in 2014 under the law known as the Clery Act. What that means depends on who's weighing in. By Kelly Field Video: Campus Libraries Rethink Focus as Materials Go Digital http://chronicle.com/article/Video-Campus-Libraries/234341 2015-11-25T00:55:00-05:00 President Sari Feldman of the American Library Association discusses programs that preserve tweets as well as books. By Jeffrey R. Young Torn Over Tactics: Activists Refine Their Demands as Protests Over Racism Spread http://chronicle.com/article/Torn-Over-Tactics-Activists/234328 2015-11-24T03:58:02-05:00 Backlashes on some campuses and compromises on others have prompted some student activists to settle for less. By Sarah Brown and Katherine Mangan A Virginia Tech Survivor Puts a Face on the Gun-Violence Prevention Movement http://chronicle.com/article/A-Virginia-Tech-Survivor-Puts/234329 2015-11-24T03:56:32-05:00 Nearly nine years ago, Colin Goddard was shot four times in a college classroom. Today, with the campus-carry debate raging, that experience helps shape his advocacy for gun-safety legislation. By Goldie Blumenstyk Why So Many New Graduates of Elite Colleges Flock to the Same Kinds of Jobs http://chronicle.com/article/Why-So-Many-New-Graduates-of/234327 2015-11-24T03:55:00-05:00 Sure, financial, consulting, and tech firms recruit heavily. But universities themselves play a key role in structuring the pathways to those careers, according to new research. By Beckie Supiano The Week http://chronicle.com/article/The-Week/234294 2015-11-23T00:01:00-05:00 What you need to know about the past seven days. By Lawrence Biemiller 3 Colleges Wrestle With Iconic Leaders' Racial Legacies http://chronicle.com/article/3-Colleges-Wrestle-With-Iconic/234304 2015-11-20T14:40:50-05:00 Historical figures central to the identities of Princeton, Amherst College, and the College of William & Mary are suddenly the focus of widespread protests. By Ellen Wexler How Missouri’s Deans Plotted to Get Rid of Their Chancellor http://chronicle.com/article/How-Missouri-s-Deans-Plotted/234283 2015-11-20T03:55:35-05:00 R. Bowen Loftin’s resignation as chief of the flagship campus at Columbia has been cast as fallout from racial discord there. That’s not even the half of it. By Jack Stripling Video: How Britain Is Trying to Expand Access to Higher Education http://chronicle.com/article/Video-How-Britain-Is-Trying/234237 2015-11-20T03:55:00-05:00 The University of Exeter's vice chancellor speaks on what American policy makers and colleges can learn from Britain as they look to improve access to higher education for disadvantaged people. By Ian Wilhelm One Campus Approaches Diversity Training With ‘Hard Data and Careful Thought’ http://chronicle.com/article/One-Campus-Approaches/234281 2015-11-20T03:55:00-05:00 At the University of Oklahoma, administrators hope candid conversations about race and bias can help build understanding. By Beth McMurtrie How Mental-Health Care Entered the Debate Over Racial Inequality http://chronicle.com/article/How-Mental-Health-Care-Entered/234267 2015-11-19T03:55:55-05:00 Minority students face unique psychological challenges, protesters and psychologists say, and so need unique mental-health services. By Ellen Wexler 'I'm Gonna Rise Above What I Was Doing' http://chronicle.com/interactives/tavaris_sanders 2015-11-19T03:55:00-05:00 Chicago taught Tavaris Sanders how to survive among gang members. Is there room for him to thrive at a liberal-arts college? 3 Ways the Education Dept. Stands Accused of Mismanaging Student Aid http://chronicle.com/article/3-Ways-the-Education-Dept/234268 2015-11-19T03:47:43-05:00 At a hearing, lawmakers, advocates, and investigators all criticized how the agency’s Office of Federal Student Aid serves students and taxpayers. Here’s a look at their arguments. By Kelly Field At Kansas, Student Leaders Take the Blame for Racial-Climate Concerns http://chronicle.com/article/At-Kansas-Student-Leaders/234244 2015-11-18T03:55:05-05:00 Three student-government leaders are facing calls to resign after some of their peers criticized how they responded to activists’ demands. By Sarah Brown When Choosing a College, How Should Students Gauge the Payoff? http://chronicle.com/article/When-Choosing-a-College-How/234242 2015-11-18T03:55:05-05:00 There's value in data that attempt to hold colleges responsible for what their students go on to earn. But making sense of that data requires context few high schoolers will sort out alone. By Beckie Supiano Colleges in Missouri Navigate an Uncertain Landscape for Undocumented Students http://chronicle.com/article/Colleges-in-Missouri-Navigate/234240 2015-11-18T03:55:00-05:00 The legislature has made children of illegal immigrants ineligible for state scholarships and in-state tuition rates. Colleges have limited options to help such students, but some are trying. By Kate Stoltzfus Agencies’ Finding Eases Path to Debt Relief for Some Corinthian College Students http://chronicle.com/article/Agencies-Finding-Eases-Path/234243 2015-11-17T23:08:00-05:00 The U.S. Education Department and the California attorney general’s office determined that the for-profit education provider had inflated job-placement rates for students in its California and online programs. By Kelly Field Little for Students in ‘Historic’ Settlement of Education Management Case http://chronicle.com/article/Little-for-Students-in/234229 2015-11-17T03:57:11-05:00 The $95.5-million deal that the company reached with the government and whistle-blowers makes no specific provision to help students who took out federal loans to attend the company’s colleges. By Goldie Blumenstyk Cranking Out Credentials — but What About Quality? http://chronicle.com/article/Cranking-Out-Credentials-/234228 2015-11-17T03:56:33-05:00 Technical colleges in Utah drew criticism for including short-term training programs in their completion numbers. But with colleges under pressure to produce more graduates, the flap illustrates a bigger debate over what counts as a high-quality degree. By Katherine Mangan How Concerns Over Race and Casting Brought Down a Campus Play http://chronicle.com/article/How-Concerns-Over-Race-and/234210 2015-11-16T03:55:33-05:00 Clarion University of Pennsylvania was days away from staging a production of Jesus in India when the playwright learned that three key roles would not be played by Asian students. Acrimony and injured feelings ensued. By Kate Stoltzfus