The professional-networking giant’s purchase of Lynda.com could allow it to do to colleges what Airbnb has done to hotels and Uber has done to taxis.
New research finds big gaps in faculty compensation at public two-year colleges linked to state labor laws and institutions’ size, revenue sources, and location.
A new report shows progress in assisting minority students earn doctorates, but which strategies are most successful remain unclear.
A new report from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences offers insights on the state of the humanities in higher education.
The "silver lining," says the AAUP’s annual report, is that for the second year in a row, pay rose faster than the rate of inflation.
The debate concerns how historians do their work and what protocols should prevail for critiquing and revising scholarship online.
- A College Turns to Design Thinkers to Refresh Its Aging Curriculum
- To Attract Students, Professors Produce Hollywood-Style Previews
- A Challenge for Universities: What to Disclose About Researchers’ Financial Backing
- Accusations of Student Harassment Leave Professors Feeling Vulnerable
- An Indiana Professor on the ‘Religious Freedom’ Law: ‘Students Are Appalled’
Misconduct often results from colleges’ routine organizational behavior, concludes a study of a 2009 scandal at the University of Illinois.
Americans value higher education. But they’re not so sure graduates are ready for the work force, according to a new survey from Gallup and the Lumina Foundation.
A battle continues over whether the New York college can maintain its mission while charging tuition. But did its tradition really help needy students?
Admissions counselors learned about the intricacies of financial aid in a special seminar at Pennsylvania's Robert Morris University.
U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, and Rand Paul, and Hillary Clinton have announced their candidacies. Here’s where they stand on issues of concern to colleges.
- NIH Budget Boosters Get a Push From the Right
- $30-Million Fine for Corinthian May Portend Tougher Scrutiny of For-Profits
- Immigrant Students Fight to Retain the Tuition Benefits That Have Eased Their Paths to College
- A Guide to Income-Share Agreements, Which Some See as a Better Way to Finance College
- An Arc of Outrage
The project, in development by a nonprofit organization, will use technology to bridge gaps in existing procedures. But some skeptics worry about protecting the accused.
Less than two years after being forced to sell most of his company, Paul Freedman is back on the scene with a new idea.
Technology has a role in meeting the challenge, John L. Hennessy told leaders at the American Council on Education's annual gathering. But first it has problems of its own...
Perhaps the biggest legacy of the free online courses, say some of their pioneers, is unintended: increased pressure on colleges to spend more money on teaching.
Nobody would confuse the Integrated Student Information System with a brutal Middle Eastern caliphate. But some institutions aren’t taking any chances.
- An Entrepreneur Sets Out to Do Better at Education Than His College Did
- As High-Tech Teaching Catches On, Students With Disabilities Can Be Left Behind
- What Happened When The Chronicle Sat Down With Steve Jobs Back in 1998
- Anonymous Feedback, Fine. Insults? Not on These Platforms.
- Hackers Descend on a Campus Near You