At One College, Professors Support Students Protesting Racial Inequality

Sympathetic faculty members at Brandeis University are teaching from a syllabus devised by protesters and holding classes at the site of a sit-in.


How Much Can Campus-Crime Reports Tell Us About Sexual Assault?  

Nine out of 10 colleges reported no rapes on their campuses in 2014 under the law known as the Clery Act. What that means depends on who's weighing in.



Torn Over Tactics: Activists Refine Their Demands as Protests Over Racism Spread  

Backlashes on some campuses and compromises on others have prompted some student activists to settle for less.

The Ticker

Temple U. Adjuncts Vote to Unionize

More than 1,400 part-time faculty members at Temple will join the university's American Federation of Teachers affiliate, the Temple Association of University Professionals, roughly doubling the union local’s size.

The Ticker

On Recruiter Pay, For-Profit Colleges Win One, Lose One

The Education Department says in a notice that it will no longer "proscribe compensation for recruiters" that is based on graduation rates.



Why So Many New Graduates of Elite Colleges Flock to the Same Kinds of Jobs  

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.



A Virginia Tech Survivor Puts a Face on the Gun-Violence Prevention Movement

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.



Female Astronomers: Outsiders in Their Field  

Many say they are underestimated, discriminated against, even harassed. Some find support from one another and, crucially, from their universities.



3 Colleges Wrestle With Iconic Leaders' Legacies  

Historical figures central to the identities of Princeton, Amherst College, and the College of William & Mary are suddenly the focus of widespread protests.


The Chronicle Review

An Unevolved View of Gender Evolution

The latest gloss on the evolutionary biology and psychology of gender woefully distorts the research.



Money Matters

What to consider in determining your compensation requirements and evaluating an offer.



Are You Communicating Well as a Manager?

Don’t rule out meetings or other tools just because they have been misused in the past.