PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Administration https://chronicle.com/section/Administration/16/ 2016-07-24T10:49:12-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education As Dual Enrollments Swell, So Do Worries About Academic Rigor https://chronicle.com/article/As-Dual-Enrollments-Swell-So/237220 2016-07-22T04:59:09-04:00 Courses that give high-school students college credit before they graduate are expanding rapidly. In Texas, where the idea is especially popular, many educators are watching the trend warily. By Katherine Mangan How Alabama Is Trying to Diversify Its Greek Organizations https://chronicle.com/article/How-Alabama-Is-Trying-to/237218 2016-07-22T04:56:48-04:00 This month the university released an "action plan" that seeks to promote inclusiveness within its traditionally white fraternities and sororities. But concerns remain about the possibility of lasting change. By Gabriel Sandoval When Pokémon Goes to Campus: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly https://chronicle.com/article/When-Pok-mon-Goes-to-Campus-/237219 2016-07-22T04:55:00-04:00 The hit augmented-reality game has prompted many colleges to jump on the bandwagon. Sometimes, though, players are finding themselves in unusual situations. By Gabriel Sandoval Behind the Shake-Up at Temple U.: A Merit Scholarship That Grew Too Fast https://chronicle.com/article/Behind-the-Shake-Up-at-Temple/237214 2016-07-21T14:07:53-04:00 Though no administrators have taken the blame for the $22-million deficit that led to the president’s resignation, it’s clear that a financial-aid program had become too successful for its own good. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz U. of Cincinnati Grapples With the Legacy of a Black Man Killed by Its Police https://chronicle.com/article/U-of-Cincinnati-Grapples-With/237172 2016-07-19T04:55:00-04:00 The shooting of Samuel DuBose forced university leaders to ask basic questions about their private police force. The answers were not pretty. By Steve Kolowich Bonuses Push More Public-College Leaders Past $1 Million https://chronicle.com/article/Bonuses-Push-More/237152 2016-07-17T18:30:00-04:00 Five presidents hit that mark in 2015, and three of them were in Texas, according to The Chronicle's annual analysis of compensation at the top. By Dan Bauman The Week: What You Need to Know About the Past 7 Days https://chronicle.com/article/The-Week-What-You-Need-to/237150 2016-07-17T18:28:00-04:00 By Heidi Landecker Why an HBCU Leader Felt Compelled to Speak Out on Race and Policing https://chronicle.com/article/Why-an-HBCU-Leader-Felt/237157 2016-07-15T14:49:37-04:00 John Silvanus Wilson Jr., president of Morehouse College, wrote a widely cited essay for The Huffington Post about an incident in which he was stopped by the police "for no apparent reason." He hopes his experience is instructive to a new generation of black men. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz Disturbed by Protests, State Lawmakers Appoint a Panel to Audit the U. of Missouri https://chronicle.com/article/Disturbed-by-Protests-State/237136 2016-07-15T04:55:00-04:00 The Missouri legislature has put together a commission to recommend changes in the state-university system. Nothing is off limits. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz How ‘Campus Carry’ Will Change the Way Texas Students Live Their Lives https://chronicle.com/article/How-Campus-Carry-Will/237137 2016-07-15T04:55:00-04:00 A law that allows people with concealed-weapons licenses to carry their guns on college campuses will have effects that reverberate beyond the classroom. By Emma Pettit Can U. of Tennessee Students Keep a Staple of LGBT Life Afloat? https://chronicle.com/article/Can-U-of-Tennessee-Students/237138 2016-07-15T00:01:00-04:00 When state lawmakers stripped funding for the university’s diversity office, they put its Pride Center in peril. The students trying to save it are getting a crash course in budgeting and leadership. By Sarah Brown In Houston, a Student Leader Faces Calls to Resign After Posting 'Forget #BlackLivesMatter' https://chronicle.com/article/In-Houston-a-Student-Leader/237123 2016-07-14T04:58:26-04:00 The post, by the vice president of the University of Houston’s student government, has since been deleted. But many of her peers are expressing outrage on social media. By Arielle Martinez When a Board Fires a President Who Fired a Provost https://chronicle.com/article/When-a-Board-Fires-a-President/237122 2016-07-14T04:55:00-04:00 The leadership shake-up at Temple University, where the Board of Trustees is moving to dismiss Neil D. Theobald, is a story of shifting blame and questions of financial mismanagement. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz Talking Over the Racial Divide https://chronicle.com/article/Talking-Over-the-Racial-Divide/237121 2016-07-14T04:55:00-04:00 How much can a half-semester course shift a lifetime of experience? By Dan Berrett How the Shooting in Dallas Turned a College Into a Crime Scene https://chronicle.com/article/How-the-Shooting-in-Dallas/237103 2016-07-13T04:55:00-04:00 New details reveal a clearer timeline of what happened after the man suspected of killing five police officers burst into a building at El Centro College. By Katherine Mangan As Police Responded to the Orlando Shooting, Some Students Were Along for the Ride https://chronicle.com/article/As-Police-Responded-to-the/237080 2016-07-12T04:55:00-04:00 A handful of exchange students happened to be shadowing officers who reacted to last month’s massacre. They weren’t at the scene, but they heard it play out in real time. Here, their program’s U.S. director describes what they witnessed. By Beckie Supiano In a Time of Tension, Universities Craft New Free-Speech Policies https://chronicle.com/article/In-a-Time-of-Tension/237086 2016-07-12T04:55:00-04:00 After a year of highly publicized protests against racism on campuses, colleges must decide this summer what the balance between free speech and public order will look like in the coming academic year. By Arielle Martinez College Campuses Are Being Overrun by Pokémon Go https://chronicle.com/article/College-Campuses-Are-Being/237087 2016-07-12T04:40:30-04:00 A new game spinning off the ’90s kids’ card-game phenomenon has students exploring their campuses through new eyes — their smartphones. College officials are trying to keep up. By Gabriel Sandoval Video: Adapting in Tough Times https://chronicle.com/article/Video-Adapting-in-Tough-Times/237040 2016-07-11T04:59:00-04:00 Allison Garrett, president of Emporia State University, in Kansas, talks about how her institution is dealing with a challenging state budget. By Eric Kelderman When Does a Student-Affairs Official Cross the Line? https://chronicle.com/article/When-Does-a-Student-Affairs/237069 2016-07-11T04:55:00-04:00 In a time of protest and recrimination, balancing the goals of students and an institution can be perilous. The University of Missouri found that out when a student-life administrator turned up in a viral video. By Steve Kolowich