PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Administration https://chronicle.com/section/Administration/16/ 2016-05-24T15:39:04-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education Everyone’s Waiting for Trump’s Higher-Education Platform. In the Meantime, Here are Some Clues. https://chronicle.com/article/Everyone-s-Waiting-for/236575 2016-05-24T04:56:00-04:00 The presumptive Republican presidential nominee hasn’t released a plan, but he has commented on student loans, international students, and more. By Beckie Supiano Discussing Past Suicide Attempts, Cincinnati President Aims to Lessen Stigma https://chronicle.com/article/Discussing-Past-Suicide/236573 2016-05-24T04:55:00-04:00 Santa J. Ono explains his decision to openly discuss his past battles with mental illness, including two separate occasions in which he sought to take his own life. By Jack Stripling At the End of a Watershed Year, Can Student Activists Sustain Momentum? https://chronicle.com/article/At-the-End-of-a-Watershed/236577 2016-05-24T04:55:00-04:00 The protesters who made race on campus a nationwide issue certainly intend to keep up the pressure. They’re recruiting a new generation of leaders, placing students on campus committees, and boning up on administrative bureaucracy. By Sarah Brown, Katherine Mangan, and Beth McMurtrie Regional Publics Cast Wider Nets and Rethink Retention https://chronicle.com/article/Regional-Publics-Cast-Wider/236554 2016-05-22T19:00:00-04:00 The universities aren’t aggressively recruiting in faraway states, but they are reaching beyond traditional boundaries and trying other strategies to hit enrollment goals. By Eric Hoover Where Does the Regional State University Go From Here? https://chronicle.com/article/Where-Does-the-Regional-State/236555 2016-05-22T19:00:00-04:00 Reeling from financial crises, the workhorse of public education is being reshaped on the fly. By Lee Gardner The Week: What You Need to Know About the Past 7 Days https://chronicle.com/article/The-Week-What-You-Need-to/236551 2016-05-22T18:28:00-04:00 By Lawrence Biemiller What Obama’s Overtime Rule Could Mean for Colleges https://chronicle.com/article/What-Obama-s-Overtime-Rule/236539 2016-05-20T04:55:00-04:00 The rule will affect more than just postdoctoral researchers at public institutions. Here’s a quick guide to what you need to know about its potential impact. By Kelly Field Among Greek Groups, Efforts to Curb Drinking Have Little Effect https://chronicle.com/article/Among-Greek-Groups-Efforts-to/236540 2016-05-20T04:55:00-04:00 Members of fraternities and sororities who participated in alcohol-education programs drank just as heavily as before, sometimes even more heavily, a study finds. By Katherine Mangan Common App’s New Leader Ponders College Access — and Holographic Video Interviews https://chronicle.com/article/Common-App-s-New-Leader/236542 2016-05-20T04:55:00-04:00 Jenny Rickard, now at the University of Puget Sound, describes her vision for the nonprofit organization behind the widely used admissions-application platform. By Eric Hoover UNC Tuition for $500? State Lawmakers Consider the Possibility at 5 Campuses https://chronicle.com/article/UNC-Tuition-for-500-State/236512 2016-05-18T04:58:00-04:00 Legislatures in several states have tried to curb college costs, but none has gone as far as a bill in North Carolina would. The bill’s focus on minority-serving institutions adds another dimension to the debate. By Sarah Brown Why Do Politicians Keep Talking About ‘Hard-Working’ Students? https://chronicle.com/article/Why-Do-Politicians-Keep/236511 2016-05-18T04:55:00-04:00 The frequently used phrase sheds light on how politicians and the public view higher ed — and they might not all be talking about the same thing. By Beckie Supiano ‘Yes’ to Sex? Students Consider What That Looks and Sounds Like https://chronicle.com/article/Yes-to-Sex-Students/236510 2016-05-18T04:55:00-04:00 The standard of "affirmative consent" in sexual encounters has spread to many campuses, but students are still trying to figure out how to apply it. By Robin Wilson As Consent Rules Change, Big Questions Come to the Surface https://chronicle.com/article/As-Consent-Rules-Change-Big/236507 2016-05-18T04:55:00-04:00 Hundreds of colleges and a few states have adopted policies requiring affirmative consent. An unusual conference in Texas highlighted moral and philosophical objections to the new approach. By Katherine Mangan NCAA Eases Scholarship Restrictions, Raising Concerns Over Competitive Equity https://chronicle.com/article/NCAA-Eases-Scholarship/236495 2016-05-17T04:55:00-04:00 A new rule allows more players to get full scholarships in the summer. Critics worry that the change could put many programs at a recruiting disadvantage. By Brad Wolverton Read More About 'Yes Means Yes' https://chronicle.com/specialreport/Read-More-About-Yes-Means/39 2016-05-17T00:00:00-04:00 Affirmative-consent rules are intended to set clear standards for what’s required of students. And they're changing how colleges adjudicate alleged assaults.  What Happened Before Burlington College Threw In the Towel https://chronicle.com/article/What-Happened-Before/236494 2016-05-16T18:48:12-04:00 Yves Bradley, chair of the college’s board, describes attempts to save the college — including a last-ditch proposal to merge with another institution — and what it was like to decide that time had finally run out. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz Video: Owning the K-12 Challenge https://chronicle.com/article/Video-Owning-the-K-12/236400 2016-05-16T04:55:00-04:00 Nancy L. Zimpher, chancellor of the SUNY system, says it's time to rethink how public universities prepare tomorrow’s educators. By Ian Wilhelm How Bias Training Works in One Campus Police Department https://chronicle.com/article/How-Bias-Training-Works-in-One/236482 2016-05-16T04:55:00-04:00 Earlier this year, Michigan State University began a series of mandatory workshops for police officers to confront issues of fairness. By Rio Fernandes How George Mason Became Koch’s Academic Darling https://chronicle.com/article/How-George-Mason-Became/236471 2016-05-13T04:56:58-04:00 Through his foundation, the billionaire libertarian Charles G. Koch has given millions to the university. For some faculty members, that raises concerns about his influence. By Jack Stripling Video: Pentagon's Research Arm Seeks Wider Relationship With University Scientists https://chronicle.com/article/Video-Pentagons-Research-Arm/236353 2016-05-13T04:55:00-04:00 Arati Prabhakar, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, discusses the importance of university research and new projects involving academic scientists. By Paul Basken