The disparity is largest for blacks, a new study finds. They are twice as likely as white and Asian students to accrue more than $30,000 in graduate debt.
Beyond the Ivory Tower
Four years of anguish intense enough to induce a fugue state was enough for this would-be professor.
The Chronicle looks at the applications submitted for two positions in the humanities, where the competition is stiff and candidates are often in the dark.
Learn who got the jobs, who were the finalists, and who else was in the pool.
More on Graduate Students
How an ex-doctoral student in history found a satisfying niche in academic publishing.
The labor board says it will review its eight-year-old ban on organizing efforts by graduate-student assistants at private universities.
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First Time on the Market?
Going on the academic job market for the first time? Here are some things you should know.