Many colleges favor applicants who show "demonstrated interest" -- and the way they measure it puts those without money at a disadvantage, study finds.
Military academies have had transgender students, but impact of president's shift is unknown.
Author discusses her new book of writing advice for academics.  
University of Colorado Boulder is adding back fraternities after 12 years without them, but not the existing network of unaffiliated chapters -- but two new ones, creating a potentially odd dynamic.
A new university president, returning to his home after a long career in the United States, sees a research infrastructure that needs reform and resources.


By reviewing common pitfalls in reporting campus crimes, higher ed administrators can protect their students and avoid massive institutional fines, write Hayley E. Hanson and Anne D. Cartwright.

Career Advice

Victoria Reyes gives six tips for ensuring you have a valuable and successful experience.



July 27, 2017
It’s not often that a WSJ story makes me laugh out loud, but this one did – twice! 

Call to Action: Marketing and Communications in Higher Education

July 27, 2017
Investing in professional development provides three key benefits to your institution.

Technology and Learning

July 26, 2017
On messy careers, liminal roles, and building cross-institutional communities of practice.

Library Babel Fish

July 26, 2017
What we learned by rearranging the library's management furniture.

Just Visiting

July 24, 2017
What's up when students are silent?

Rethinking Research

July 24, 2017
Giving researchers the data skills they need to share, review, and validate each other’s work, writes Erin Becker. .  

University of Venus

July 23, 2017
The campus qualities that really matter.  

The World View

July 23, 2017
We are insufficiently motivated to pause and engage in slower, more rational thinking. Instead we seek immediate gratification, cognitive ease and simple explanations.

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