Academic Freedom and Civility
After an 8-to-1 vote against him by the university’s trustees, the scholar and his supporters, on the campus and off, pledge further action.
Advocates of academic freedom see college leaders’ calls for lowering the temperature of campus debates as attacks on free speech.
Campus Cops, Militarized
The police at more than 100 institutions have acquired gear from the Department of Defense at virtually no cost.
- Table: The Equipment 117 Colleges Have Acquired From the Dept. of Defense
A Persistent Storm
Four years on, the University of North Carolina is still trying to resolve a case of widespread academic fraud.
Mary Willingham appears to have few supporters among academic advisers. But her crusade is having an impact in their world.
Vitae: Career News and Tools
It's not just that following the news takes energy away from research work. For many scholars of color, it raises broader questions, too.
- 'Dear Forums ...': Did a Student's Parents Just Try to Bribe Me?
In the News
Historians use technology to lure citizen researchers into the discipline and open the door to innovation by younger scholars.
Fewer than half of alumni in this generation have given to their colleges, and many say they’d donate to other causes first. But fund raisers aren’t dismissing...
- The Week: What You Need to Know About the Past 7 Days
- Salaita Case Exposes Frustrations With Chancellor’s Leadership Style
- In Cheeky Pushback, Colleges Razz Rate My Professors
- Investigators Say Education Dept. Has Ignored Dozens of Recommendations
- Student-Loan Debt Skyrockets for Elderly, Government Report Says
- Are Demographics Destiny? Student Advocates and For-Profit Colleges Disagree
- Apple Watch: Coming to a Classroom Near You?
- MOOC Provider Gets Into College Counseling