News From the ACE Meeting
The nominee for the White House's top higher-education post was on hand at a closed session during the American Council on Education's meeting.
- Video: College Presidents Talk Leadership at ACE's Annual Meeting
Public Colleges: a Special Report
A tale of erosion, seen through six people in the trenches.
How higher education got to a tipping point.
Politics are thwarting colleges' role in upward mobility.
- Interactive: 25 Years of Declining State Support for Public Colleges
- Chronicle Chat: Experts Discuss the Neglect of Public Colleges
Tweens hurry into adolescence while adolescents shun adulthood. What’s going on?
Less money means less science, as shown by a Chronicle survey of more than 10,000 researchers.
In the News
In a letter to the secretary of education, a congressman who led an investigation says the colleges no longer require the student-aid forms.
Many campuses lack specific guidelines for online communication, and many professors, fearful of overregulation, say that’s OK.
- Researchers at Fukushima Feel Stymied by Authorities
- White House Encourages More Students to Apply for Financial Aid
- Johns Hopkins U. Plans Its First Policy on Academic Freedom
- Stanford’s New Joint Major Recognizes Computers’ Growing Reach
- Advocates of For-Profit Higher Education Make Their Case to Lawmakers
- U. of Tennessee at Martin Encourages Helicopter Parents to Hover