A theater professor fired by Pomona College accuses it of denying her access to students’ reviews of her teaching to hide its own discrimination.
The average scientist is 42 before he or she scores a first NIH grant. That creates a gap, and three philanthropic groups are trying to fill it.
Even researchers who disagree on whether today’s results are overstated agree on the promise of tomorrow’s.
An unusual meeting at Berkeley offers job advice and consultation to those looking for work beyond the campus.
The university’s president sits on the board of a prominent oil company, a worrisome fact when scientists fault injection wells for a steep rise in earthquakes.
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- Amid a Sea of False Findings, the NIH Tries Reform
- Despite Progress, Only 1 in 4 College Presidents Are Women
- Illinois Bill Threatens Professors’ Cherished Perk: Tuition Breaks for Their Children
- Keeping Adjuncts Engaged Is Key to Helping Community-College Students Stay on Track
At least seven universities have pledged to honor their own nondiscrimination policies. But for presidents, taking a public stance is often a balancing act.
"Heightened cash monitoring" requires institutions to pay federal loans and grants out to students before being reimbursed by the Education Department.
If Daniel W. Jones gets his job back as the University of Mississippi's chancellor, he and the board could be in a difficult position.
The median base salaries of professional staff members on college campuses rose by 2.2 percent.
What you need to know about the past seven days.
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- How Sweet Briar's Board Decided to Close the College
- Mississippi Meets the Pitfalls of Running a Medical Center and a University
- Should College Administrators Yak Back?
- For UVa, a Year of Sorrow, Anger, and Exhaustion
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.
The idea for the Minerva Project sprang from the brow of a student two decades ago. Now he's testing it in reality.
New classroom methods and platforms present difficulties for students who are deaf or blind.
- 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
- One Reason to Offer Free Online Courses: Alumni Engagement
- When a Flipped-Classroom Pioneer Hands Off His Video Lectures, This Is What Happens