Many of the City University of New York’s part-time faculty members oppose a new labor agreement that their union heralds as offering them big gains.
When officials from 33 colleges met in Washington to discuss a new curriculum for assault investigations, conducting fair interviews and making sense of consent emerged as key themes.
The Department of Education has threatened to withhold funds from Metropolitan Community College, in Omaha, because of a federal order against its board chair. The chairman is challenging that order and says he will finish his term.
William Mendoza, director of the Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education, had several false starts before completing college. He discusses how tribal colleges helped him find his way, and why they remain relevant to students today.
Only 6.6 percent of faculty members are "very aware" of open educational resources, a survey found, and many say they can’t find such materials, although their use in introductory courses is ticking up.
Courses that give high-school students college credit before they graduate are expanding rapidly. In Texas, where the idea is especially popular, many educators are watching the trend warily.
This month the university released an "action plan" that seeks to promote inclusiveness within its traditionally white fraternities and sororities. But concerns remain about the possibility of lasting change.
Though no administrators have taken the blame for the $22-million deficit that led to the president’s resignation, it’s clear that a financial-aid program had become too successful for its own good.
The hit augmented-reality game has prompted many colleges to jump on the bandwagon. Sometimes, though, players are finding themselves in unusual situations.
Student researchers from Penn State arrived at the Republican National Convention expecting chaotic — and perhaps frightening — scenes of activism. Instead they got a lesson in the unpredictability of social-science fieldwork.
Academics in the two groups say they see it as their duty to point out historical precedents for a Trump presidency and to help the public make educated choices.
Jefferson Education, an incubator affiliated with the University of Virginia, has enlisted more than 100 educators, entrepreneurs, and experts to examine why neither companies nor their customers tend to rigorously evaluate their products.
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