The Chronicle of Higher Education | Administration http://chronicle.com/section/Administration/16/ News :: Administration Tue, 04 Aug 2015 19:49:52 EDT <![CDATA[88 College Taglines, Arranged as a Poem]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/232003/ http://chronicle.com/article/88-College-Taglines-Arranged/232003/ Take a dizzying trip down the rabbit hole of higher-ed marketing.

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Tue, 04 Aug 2015 04:55:00 EDT
<![CDATA[What the Experts Say About Offering Pell Grants to Prisoners]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/232101/ http://chronicle.com/article/What-the-Experts-Say-About/232101/ A small number of prisoners will have access to the federal grants next year. Educators who already work with prisoners are bracing for a political fight.

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 04:55:56 EDT
<![CDATA[4 Ways That Campus and Local Police Work Together (and Some Ways They Don’t)]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/232099/ http://chronicle.com/article/4-Ways-That-CampusLocal/232099/ Many have agreements covering areas like data sharing and investigation procedures. But conflicts can still arise.

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 04:55:01 EDT
<![CDATA[The Week]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/232069/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Week/232069/ What you need to know about the past seven days.

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 01:05:36 EDT
<![CDATA[The Mystery of a Pledge’s Death Exposes Fraternities’ Fatal Flaws]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/232077/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Mystery-of-a-Pledge-s/232077/ What put the Clemson sophomore in danger may have been toxic forces that are inherent in fraternities' allure.

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 01:05:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Do Fraternities Have a Place on the Modern Campus?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/232087/ http://chronicle.com/article/Do-Fraternities-Have-a-Place/232087/ They were born in an era when college was the domain of well-off white men. Now pressure for reform may be greater than ever.

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 01:05:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Change at 4 Fraternities]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/232083/ http://chronicle.com/article/Change-at-4-Fraternities/232083/ Mon, 03 Aug 2015 00:01:00 EDT <![CDATA[What Happened After One College Tried to Make Greek Life Go Coed]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/232061/ http://chronicle.com/article/What-Happened-After-One/232061/ Three years ago, Connecticut’s Trinity College told its fraternities and sororities to phase out gender exclusivity by 2016. So far, little has changed.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 04:59:37 EDT
<![CDATA[Pell Grants for Prisoners? A Limited Program Sparks Hope for Broader Change]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/232063/ http://chronicle.com/article/Pell-Grants-for-Prisoners-A/232063/ The Obama administration gives programs that work with student inmates hope for growth — and solid funding.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 04:55:57 EDT
<![CDATA[3 Things to Know About Higher Education in Prisons]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/232057/ http://chronicle.com/article/3-Things-to-Know-About-Higher/232057/ There’s still much to learn, both about how widespread access to education is and about how effective it is in preventing recidivism.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 04:55:27 EDT
<![CDATA[Shooting Tests Ties Between a University and Its City]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/232009/ http://chronicle.com/article/Shooting-Tests-Ties-Between-a/232009/ The crisis in Cincinnati highlights the tensions of being an ambitious institution in an economically depressed area.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 04:57:33 EDT
<![CDATA[3 Themes From a Senate Hearing on Campus Sexual Assault]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/232005/ http://chronicle.com/article/3-Themes-From-a-Senate-Hearing/232005/ Lawmakers focused on a bill's proposals regarding confidential advisers for victims, campus agreements with the police, and due-process rights for accused students.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 04:55:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Fears of Commitment Dash Boston’s Dream of a Campus-Based Olympics]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231965/ http://chronicle.com/article/Fears-of-Commitment-Dash/231965/ Many university leaders saw the city's Olympic bid as a potential fund-raising boon. But few felt comfortable showing public support for the effort.

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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 04:59:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Cincinnati Shooting Tests the University’s Twitter-Savvy Chief]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231961/ http://chronicle.com/article/Cincinnati-Shooting-Tests-the/231961/ Few college leaders are as active on social media as Santa Ono, who has stepped carefully online since a campus police officer killed an unarmed man.

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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 04:55:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Why Drexel U. Tamed Its Application Monster]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231935/ http://chronicle.com/article/Why-Drexel-U-Tamed-Its/231935/ For years, the university filled its seats by drawing more and more applicants. But with yield rates plummeting, it abandoned the model as unsustainable.

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 04:55:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Video: How One President Manages Change and Gets People on Board]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231931/ http://chronicle.com/article/Video-How-One-President/231931/ Seton Hall University’s A. Gabriel Esteban talks about how he furthers new strategies while seeking to shift the institution's direction.

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 04:55:00 EDT
<![CDATA[How the U. of Puerto Rico Plans to Ride Out a Fiscal Storm]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231903/ http://chronicle.com/article/How-the-U-of-Puerto-Rico/231903/ The president of the island’s public-university system sees hope in the promotion of entrepreneurship and in a possible reorganization.

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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:55:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Campus Police Patrolling Off the Campus? Sure, but the Rules Vary]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231907/ http://chronicle.com/article/Campus-Police-Patrolling-Off/231907/ Officers on most forces can go beyond their campuses. But what they do, and how they work with local counterparts, depends on the jurisdiction.

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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Video: 'Day for Trans Justice' Prepares Student Leaders to Push for Change]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231765/ http://chronicle.com/article/Video-Day-for-Trans-Justice/231765/ At Camp Pride, LGBTQ students, allies, and advisers focus on ways to improve campus life for transgender students.

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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 04:55:00 EDT
<![CDATA[When a State Decides That ‘Yes Means Yes,’ What Does That Mean for Colleges?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231805/ http://chronicle.com/article/When-a-State-Decides-That/231805/ As New York institutions weigh a new "affirmative consent" law, it’s worth looking at how California’s similar one has shaped responses to sexual assault.

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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 04:55:53 EDT
<![CDATA[The Search for Vanderbilt’s Elusive Red-Tape Study]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231807/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Search-for-Vanderbilt-s/231807/ The university says it spent $150 million complying with federal regulations, but it has disclosed only scant details about the underpinnings of its analysis.

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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 04:55:00 EDT
<![CDATA[7 Myths About Campus Diversity]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231797/ http://chronicle.com/article/7-Myths-About-Campus-Diversity/231797/ One expert offers suggestions for admissions officials who wonder how the U.S. Supreme Court will rule in a key affirmative-action case.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:44:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Colleges Seek Diversity, but ‘Admissions Calculus’ Hasn’t Changed]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231769/ http://chronicle.com/article/Colleges-Seek-Diversity-but/231769/ Since a Supreme Court ruling in 2013, selective institutions have embraced a range of other strategies, says a new report.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 04:55:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Debt Protesters Disrupt Student-Aid Group’s Parade]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231771/ http://chronicle.com/article/Debt-Protesters-Disrupt/231771/ Financial-aid officers at a New Orleans conference have a mixed response to noisy demands for free college.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 04:55:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Dating Violence Poses Unique Questions for Colleges]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231735/ http://chronicle.com/article/Dating-Violence-Poses-Unique/231735/ Colleges are required to include such incidents in campus-safety reports. Experts say the issue needs special attention.

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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 04:55:00 EDT
<![CDATA[On Campus Quads in California, 'Brown Is the New Green']]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231689/ http://chronicle.com/article/On-Campus-Quads-in-California/231689/ In the fourth year of drought, colleges carry out long-planned water-conservation projects.

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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 04:55:00 EDT