The case of Steven Salaita—the professor whose offer was withdrawn by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign—has shed light on a quirk of academic hiring.
Debating 'Excellent Sheep'
William Deresiewicz, author of ‘Excellent Sheep,’ and Harry 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
Meet Team Spanier
As Graham Spanier fights to clear his name, an eclectic group of defenders has coalesced around the former Penn State chief.
Vitae: Career News and Tools
I finally came up with an icebreaker that got my students talking and happened not to be soul-crushing. But I’m looking for other ideas, too.
- The Weekly Read: Math Prizes, Job Denials, and the First Day of Class
In the News
L. Todd Rose believes that collecting data on students would allow educators to customize teaching materials so they can nurture the potential of every individual.
Mustapha Marrouchi remains on the faculty despite using other scholars’ words, without citation, in his published works.
- Anatomy of a Serial-Plagiarism Charge
- Now Defending the Liberal Arts on Twitter: a Couple of Cartoons
- White House Tries a New Tactic on Student Debt: Email Alerts
- What's in a Title? Adjuncts by Another Name May Face the Same Realities
- When Students Transfer, Credits May Not Follow
- That's Not #Funny: Higher Ed's Least Clever Twitter Accounts
- How Close Is Too Close? Industry Courts Computer Scholars
- 'Wait, Your Footnotes Are in Cyberspace?'