With new federal rules looming, colleges try to reach students using online courses featuring "cheesy" acting, a cheeseburger analogy, and lessons in bystander intervention.
To protest the withdrawal of a job offer to the controversial professor, at least two speakers have canceled engagements.
- Scholars Sound Alarms About Being Judged on Their Civility
- Can the Board of Trustees Really Revoke My Job Offer?
- Don't Speak Out: The Message of the Salaita Affair
Debating 'Excellent Sheep'
William Deresiewicz, author of Excellent Sheep, and Harry R. Lewis of Harvard volley questions of class privilege and how colleges perpetuate it.
Colleges, by the Numbers
Find the answers to your questions about the state of higher education in The Chronicle’s annual collection of data.
- Explore the Data: Average Salaries of Full-Time Faculty Members
- Fastest-Growing Colleges
- Spending by University Research Libraries
Vitae: Career News and Tools
A first-day-of-class gimmick that you can make your own.
- The Weekly Read: New Software, a Troll Slayer, and an Overlong Syllabus
In the News
It's been over a decade since anyone made much of an effort to come up with an answer. With Vitae's new project, Academic JobTracker, we'll take a stab at doing that.
Trevor Dougherty, a senior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, says "ladies' nights" turn women into commodities.
- Mitch Daniels Isn't Rebuilding Purdue's Engine, He's Tuning It
- How Professors in St. Louis Are Teaching the Lessons of Ferguson’s Unrest
- John Sperling, a Higher-Ed Pioneer, Left Disciples Across For-Profit Sector
- How Streaming Media Could Threaten the Mission of Libraries
- Collaborative That Once Criticized Software Companies Becomes One
- Why Students Should Own Their Educational Data