New Penn course is one of several efforts at colleges to try to get students to engage in quiet reflection and to set aside their phones and careerism.
New Mexico State University has launched a "campus concierge" to alleviate student stress. Services are expected at more campuses.
Sector's spending on political campaigns has fallen off sharply during the 2018 midterm campaign cycle.

Global, International Higher Education

Annual globally focused report documents nearly 300 "attacks" on higher education, including violent assaults against campuses or individual scholars, killings of student protesters, cases of imprisonment or criminal prosecution, and restrictions on academic travel.

New Books About Higher Education, Diversity

Author discusses her new book about what she sees as widespread misconceptions about the state of race relations in higher education.


The ways that many board committees and task forces operate today no longer make sense, warn Peter Eckel and Cathy Trower.

Career Advice

Deborah J. Cohan had the preconceived idea that certain conditions needed to be met for her sabbatical to be fulfilling and meaningful, but she's learned how to tame her expectations.


Confessions of a Community College Dean

October 23, 2018
On the federal plan to deny that transgender people exist.

Call to Action: Marketing and Communications in Higher Education

October 23, 2018
A case for moving digital advertising up the funnel

Technology and Learning

October 22, 2018
A book that made me wonder if IHE is a good place to have conversations across worldviews, and which also made me more worried about November 2020.

Library Babel Fish

October 22, 2018
Fringe groups are suing EBSCO for cleverly hiding porn in its K12 databases - hiding it so cleverly only the porn hunters can find it.

The World View

October 22, 2018
Provincial-level private higher education in India has shifted from a mostly public-funded system to a mostly private-funded system, putting increased pressure on family contributions.

Just Visiting

October 22, 2018
Facebook's bad data ruined lives. Are we sufficiently vigilant in education?

Conversations on Diversity

October 22, 2018
The dispute raises fascinating intellectual questions about why racism affects minority groups in such different ways.


October 21, 2018
Lessons in teaching undergraduates from across the (imagined) Humanities/STEM line.

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