PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | News http://chronicle.com/section/News/6 2015-11-25T01:16:29-05:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education Why Is Dartmouth Still Boiling Over a Protest That Happened 2 Weeks Ago? http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/why-is-dartmouth-still-boiling-over-a-protest-that-happened-2-weeks-ago/106928 2015-11-24T14:51:40-05:00 Dubious claims of violence and mixed messages from the administration have fueled controversy over a library demonstration. Diving Coach at Towson U. Is Charged in Locker-Room Recording Incident http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/diving-coach-at-towson-is-charged-in-locker-room-recording-incident/106929 2015-11-24T14:22:51-05:00 Members of the women's swimming and diving team discovered a smartphone recording them last month. Senior Official Will Leave Education Dept. http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/senior-official-will-leave-education-dept/106952 2015-11-24T14:18:55-05:00 Jamienne Studley, deputy under secretary and acting assistant secretary of the Office of Postsecondary Education, will step down on December 18. Occidental Faculty Weighs System for Reports of Microaggressions http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/occidental-faculty-weighs-system-for-reports-of-microaggressions/106939 2015-11-24T13:20:35-05:00 A proposed system for the California college is scheduled to be put before the faculty at its December 1 meeting. Torn Over Tactics: Activists Refine Their Demands as Protests Over Racism Spread http://chronicle.com/article/Torn-Over-Tactics-Activists/234328 2015-11-24T03:58:02-05:00 Backlashes on some campuses and compromises on others have prompted some student activists to settle for less. By Sarah Brown and Katherine Mangan A Virginia Tech Survivor Puts a Face on the Gun-Violence Prevention Movement http://chronicle.com/article/A-Virginia-Tech-Survivor-Puts/234329 2015-11-24T03:56:32-05:00 Nearly nine years ago, Colin Goddard was shot four times in a college classroom. Today, with the campus-carry debate raging, that experience helps shape his advocacy for gun-safety legislation. By Goldie Blumenstyk Why So Many New Graduates of Elite Colleges Flock to the Same Kinds of Jobs http://chronicle.com/article/Why-So-Many-New-Graduates-of/234327 2015-11-24T03:55:00-05:00 Sure, financial, consulting, and tech firms recruit heavily. But universities themselves play a key role in structuring the pathways to those careers, according to new research. By Beckie Supiano No, Your College Probably Doesn't Have a 'White Student Union' http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/no-your-college-probably-doesnt-have-a-white-student-union/106916 2015-11-23T13:43:20-05:00 Facebook pages that have been trumpeted as a backlash to protests over racism on campuses appear to have little connection to the colleges to which they say they are attached. Yoga Class Is Suspended After Students Deem It Culturally Inappropriate http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/yoga-class-is-suspended-after-students-deem-it-culturally-inappropriate/106911 2015-11-23T13:35:40-05:00 A campus center run by the University of Ottawa's Student Federation alluded to the "oppression" and "cultural genocide" associated with the practice of yoga. 1966: First Issue of The Chronicle http://chronicle.com/article/1966-First-Issue-of-The/234322 2015-11-23T11:13:00-05:00 Here's a look at the cover of our very first issue, published 49 years ago today. Chronicle Staff Complaint Accuses U. of Kansas Professor of Racial Discrimination in Class http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/complaint-accuses-u-of-kansas-professor-of-racial-discrimination-in-class/106890 2015-11-23T03:58:16-05:00 Graduate students who want the professor fired say her remarks were "outright racism." The professor says she believes her comments were not discriminatory and are protected by academic freedom. Citing 'Rapid' Changes in Higher Ed, Kilian Community College Will Close http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/citing-rapid-changes-in-higher-ed-kilian-community-college-will-close/106857 2015-11-23T03:55:31-05:00 The South Dakota institution's president said "local initiatives along with the external competitive landscape" had put its "future in doubt." How Well Is Hillary Clinton Tweeting? Syracuse Takes a Closer Look http://chronicle.com/article/How-Well-Is-Hillary-Clinton/234307 2015-11-23T03:55:00-05:00 A team of researchers at the university is studying social media’s effects on the 2016 presidential campaign. By Kate Stoltzfus The Week http://chronicle.com/article/The-Week/234294 2015-11-23T00:01:00-05:00 What you need to know about the past seven days. By Lawrence Biemiller What I'm Reading: 'The Invention of Wings' http://chronicle.com/article/What-Im-Reading-The/234293 2015-11-23T00:01:00-05:00 A historical novel about the fight against slavery informs the way a provost approaches decisions on campus. Interim Chief of Diversity Looks for Path Forward at U. of Missouri http://chronicle.com/article/Interim-Chief-of-Diversity/234292 2015-11-23T00:01:00-05:00 Chuck Henson, who is on leave as an associate dean at the law school, says he respects the passion and frustration of students who want change now. How One College Became Ground Zero for Grad-Student Unionization http://chronicle.com/article/How-One-College-Became-Ground/234291 2015-11-23T00:01:00-05:00 What began as a struggle for better working conditions at the New School now has implications for private universities nationwide. By Vimal Patel Female Astronomers: Outsiders in Their Field http://chronicle.com/article/Female-Astronomers-Outsiders/234298 2015-11-22T20:01:00-05:00 Many say they are underestimated, discriminated against, even harassed. Some find support from one another and, crucially, from their universities. By Robin Wilson Student Whose Disappearance Led Md. Campus to Shut Down Is Found Dead http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/student-whose-disappearance-led-md-campus-to-close-is-found-dead/106879 2015-11-22T12:34:23-05:00 The student was facing possible expulsion from Washington College after an incident involving a gun. His disappearance last week set off anxieties that led the college to close for two weeks. Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (11/23/2015) http://chronicle.com/article/Appointments-Resignations/234321 2015-11-22T10:42:00-05:00