The evaluations persist, a new paper argues, because they are easy to produce and offer the comfort of a number, but they make no sense statistically.
Government auditors looked at the agency’s role in discouraging an oversight office’s threat of action against researchers involved in the study.
American attitudes toward such partnerships must warm, a panel says, if U.S. research is to keep pace with global competitors.
A doctoral program proposed at Georgetown University includes preparation for nonacademic careers. But critics say it would cheapen the degree.
The Illinois board’s vote to reject the outspoken scholar marks not the end of the story but the beginning of the next chapter.
- U. of Illinois Board’s Denial of Job to Salaita Is Unlikely to Quell Controversy
- Pleas for Civility Meet Cynicism
- Salaita to U. of Illinois: ‘Reinstate Me’ or Brace for Legal Fight
- Oh, the Humanities! Disciplines Survived, Even Thrived, Despite Recession
- Scholars Challenge Costly Annual Meetings as Too Exclusive
The multipronged effort, joined by student leaders, sports groups, and private companies, aims to guide college policies, support victims, and enlist men to step in.
* They might want to read the fine print before getting too excited.
She has been covering colleges for 25 years, but some of what she learned when Oxford University Press asked her to write a book about the higher-ed crisis shocks her still.
A new report identifies high-impact strategies for community colleges to get more students to the finish line.
A campus spokeswoman says the email was forwarded as a matter of routine. But a group criticized in the guidance sees it as an effort to chill free speech.
- A Passion to Highlight Which Colleges Do Well by Low-Income Students
- What a Consumer Watchdog's Suit Against Corinthian Could Mean for Other Colleges
- Private Lender Enters Nascent Federal Student-Loan-Refinancing Market
- New 11-University Alliance Plans Efforts to Help Graduate More Needy Students
- Education Dept. Clears Rutgers U. in Anti-Semitism Case
After rapidly proliferating following the Virginia Tech shootings, in 2007, university-issued emergency alerts now draw complaints—and indifference.
Campus bookstores say companies’ aggressive tactics hurt business and violate colleges’ exclusivity contracts.
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.
- College Libraries Push Back as Publishers Raise Some E-Book Prices
- Pushed by Lawmakers, U. of Florida Dives Into Online Education
- 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