Many don’t have jobs, live with their parents, and pay too little attention to the news, a new book finds. Colleges must shoulder their share of the blame.
The discipline should take concrete steps to support scholar outreach, including training and awards, says a report released at its association’s annual meeting.
Traditional polls, chasing nonrespondents, have grown too expensive. But online surveys run the awful "President Landon" risk.
Four faculty members see much more than a teachable moment in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man and the violence that followed.
Mustapha Marrouchi remains on the faculty despite using other scholars’ words, without citation, in his published works.
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- Confuse Students to Help Them Learn
- Israeli Scholar Says Outcry Over His Rape Remarks Has Not Hurt Planned U.S. Tour
- Details of Energy Dept. Plan to Ease Access to Research Don't Please All
- Can Colleges Use Data to Fix What Ails the Lecture?
The furor over Stephen J. Trachtenberg’s comments about sexual assault highlights a challenge for institutions whose former leaders maintain outsized public roles.
Mandates from the federal government could help colleges deal with "equity gaps" not only for men of color but also for other disadvantaged groups, a report says.
Some analysts are sounding alarms about President Obama’s rating system, and they’re focusing on concepts like risk adjustment and "education deserts."
College men accused of rape say the scales are tipped against them.
The newspaper's new project isn't trying to pick the best colleges. It’s more interested in how well they attract underprivileged students.
- NIH Tells Genomic Researchers: ‘You Must Share Data'
- Up-or-Down Votes on Deans? An Unusual System Feeds Tension at U. of Miami
- Mitch Daniels Isn't Rebuilding Purdue's Engine, He's Tuning It
- A Scripted Response to Sexual Assault
- White House Tries a New Tactic on Student Debt: Email Alerts
Academe, for its part, wants access to corporate data as well as the money that tech giants like Google can generate.
The leaders of Cornell Tech, a new institution in New York City, are designing spaces meant to accommodate whatever tomorrow brings.
Is net neutrality doomed? Bill Baker has an idea: a space for the public sector on the Internet.
Big increases leave librarians at liberal-arts institutions feeling ambushed.
The ambitious business plan calls for more than 24,000 in enrollment and $76.6-million in revenue by 2024.
- Door by Door, Colleges Install Systems for Online Control of Building Access
- Southern New Hampshire U. Designs a New Template for Faculty Jobs
- Technology Provides Foreign-Language Immersion at a Distance
- Worried by FCC Plan, Net-Neutrality Advocates at Colleges Gauge Next Steps
- Writing Instructor, Skeptical of Automated Grading, Pits Machine vs. Machine