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Chronicle of Higher Education: We Analyzed 200 College-President Job Ads. Nearly All of Them Wanted This Skill.

Sun, 03/01/2020 - 16:30
It’s fund raising, and presidents agree on its centrality to their duties.

Chronicle of Higher Education: An Admissions Bet Goes Bust

Sun, 03/01/2020 - 16:30
Some colleges that counted on an increase in international students that didn’t come through now have to shift strategies.

Chronicle of Higher Education: A College President’s Most Important Job? Fund Raising

Sun, 03/01/2020 - 16:30
According to the 2017 American College President Study, nearly 60 percent of presidents said it was one of the main things that occupied their time.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Are You Ready for a Recession?

Sun, 03/01/2020 - 16:30
Colleges have benefited from a bull market for almost 11 years. But bull markets do eventually end.

Chronicle of Higher Education: The Leadership Issue

Sun, 03/01/2020 - 16:30
In the face of ever-stronger headwinds, colleges look to their leaders to steady the ship. This guide will help you navigate troubled waters.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Med-School Professor Seeks Grad Assistant for Course on Ben Franklin. Historians Are Not Happy.

Sun, 03/01/2020 - 16:11
A job ad stirs up long-simmering concerns that the humanities get no respect.

Chronicle of Higher Education: When Enrollment Comes at a Cost

Sun, 03/01/2020 - 15:30
Appalachian State University is one of several public institutions that have parlayed good reputations and nonflagship tuition prices into more students. But growth can bring other problems.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Grad Students Withheld Grades for Higher Pay. Now They’ve Been Fired.

Fri, 02/28/2020 - 16:01
Officials at the University of California at Santa Cruz said they were “left with no choice” but to fire the students, who say they need a cost-of-living adjustment in order to live nearby.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Education Dept. Finds ‘Shocking’ Failures in Sexual-Abuse Investigation at U. of Southern California

Thu, 02/27/2020 - 17:16
The department will require changes throughout the university’s handling of Title IX cases, according to a resolution agreement released on Thursday.

Chronicle of Higher Education: How to Make College a Better Bet for More People

Thu, 02/27/2020 - 10:51
“Social mobility” is the talk of the sector. But are college leaders, policy makers, and funders pulling the right levers?

Chronicle of Higher Education: ‘I Want to See You Here’: How to Make College a Better Bet for More People

Thu, 02/27/2020 - 10:51
“Social mobility” is the talk of the sector. But are college leaders, policy makers, and funders pulling the right levers?

Chronicle of Higher Education: How a Physics Department Became One of the Country’s Largest Producers of Majors

Thu, 02/27/2020 - 09:00
It’s important to reform gateway courses, but to really improve student success, one professor argues, you need to re-evaluate the entire pathway to a degree.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Transitions: George Mason U. Names Next President; Whitworth U. Selects Provost

Wed, 02/26/2020 - 15:30
Gregory Washington will become chief executive of George Mason this summer. Whitworth's provost comes from North Park University, in Chicago.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Colleges Pull Back From Italy and South Korea as Coronavirus Spreads

Wed, 02/26/2020 - 12:15
The response includes new restrictions on international travel, suspension of study-abroad programs, and shifting to online education. And other news of global higher ed.

Chronicle of Higher Education: These Colleges Encourage Their Students to Seek Fulbrights. Here’s How It Pays Off.

Wed, 02/26/2020 - 11:13
While winning awards can raise institutional prestige and even provide a recruiting edge, fellowship advisers say students reap the biggest gains by putting themselves through the process of applying.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Colleges Brace for More-Widespread Outbreak of Coronavirus

Wed, 02/26/2020 - 08:56
In the wake of federal warnings, they are putting plans and cautions in place and even preparing to close, if necessary.

Chronicle of Higher Education: ‘Consultant Fatigue’ Is Real. How Can Colleges Learn to Welcome Outside Advisers?

Wed, 02/26/2020 - 02:00
A trip to Fort Lewis College, which is embarking on two years of free “turnaround” advising, yielded some answers.

Chronicle of Higher Education: To Be a Good Leader, You Need to Be a Good Follower, Vice President Says

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 22:25
“Good followers have to get along with people of different backgrounds,” says Frances Villagran-Glover, vice president for student services at Northern Virginia Community College.

Chronicle of Higher Education: At the Precipice: 6 in 10 Colleges Say They Missed Fall Enrollment Goals

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 17:15
About two-thirds fell short of net-revenue targets, too. Some institutions have been finding ways to cushion the blow.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Community-College Presidents’ Posts Are ‘Exploding’ on Social Media. Here’s Why.

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 15:27
They use online platforms both to reach nontraditional students and to connect with one another.

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