News

Sure, engineers earn more, but new study shows that liberal arts college grads are doing just fine and seeing economic mobility -- and that much of what is said about graduates of these programs is not backed by evidence.
Organizers want to fight for the future of Hampshire and Green Mountain Colleges. They've been in touch with those who prevented Sweet Briar from closing.
A student's email stuns NYU's social work school, which admits that the incident reflects institutional racism.
Judge says University of Texas at Austin can't revoke a former student's Ph.D. on its own, outside a court of law.

Pay and Benefits, Research

New hires of full-time faculty at public master’s and doctoral institutions rose more than a decade ago, then declined after the recession -- while hires at baccalaureate institutions remained slow and steady.
Shift at Melbourne University Publishing raises question of whether nonacademic books can be used to subsidize academic publishing.

Views

Scott McLemee contemplates the death of Lyndon LaRouche and the future of his movement.

Career Advice

Amelia Gibson explores the far-reaching effects of campuses' mistreatment of senior faculty of color.
For the first time in conference history, all member institutions have been designated by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education as doctoral universities holding the highest level of research activity.

Blogs

GradHacker

February 14, 2019
Examining those writing on the margins of Standard American English, your dissertation as a solitary practice.

Technology and Learning

February 14, 2019
Navigating alternative-academic scholarship, employment, and life.

Confessions of a Community College Dean

February 14, 2019
Very short courses; talking politics; more.

Library Babel Fish

February 14, 2019
The daunting complexity of becoming information literate today.

The World View

February 14, 2019
Addressing the lack of recognition for the value of effective teaching requires more than making participation in teaching enhancement yet another requirement for academics.

Call to Action: Marketing and Communications in Higher Education

February 14, 2019
When your institution’s scholarships and grants no longer hold a candle to those of some competitors, ideating new ways to show prospective students how much you care may pay surprising dividends.

Just Visiting

February 13, 2019
A real world job that somehow fits perfectly with my "academic" experience. Curious thing, that.
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