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Faculty, Teaching and Learning

Most institutions say they value teaching. But how they assess it tells a different story. University of Southern California has stopped using student evaluations of teaching in promotion decisions in favor of peer-review model. Oregon seeks to end quantitative evaluations of teaching for holistic model.
A large for-profit college chain fails in first attempt to find a new accreditor, potentially raising the stakes for the Trump administration's review of ACICS, its current agency.
Credited with shifting the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s higher education approach from arrogant to collaborative, Daniel Greenstein, will be the next chancellor of PASSHE.
Many questions and few answers about the personal and business ties between the president of the now defunct college and a wealthy benefactor.

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Jonathan Zimmerman considers the late writer's fiction and nonfiction on the subject.

Career Advice

Do the students know what they’re supposed to be doing in their tutoring sessions? Or after? And how can we best guide them? Rachel Wagner explores some answers.  
Due to a unique model of educational opportunity, young women in Qatar are being encouraged to enter and compete within the traditionally male-dominated fields of STEM 

Blogs

Confessions of a Community College Dean

May 22, 2018
New variation on a bad idea to remake higher ed.  

Technology and Learning

May 21, 2018
Food history books that teach us everything about the world.

GradHacker

May 21, 2018
All the things I thought I knew about graduate school but clearly had no clue about.

Conversations on Diversity

May 21, 2018
Which approach to diversity – the langue of power and privilege, or the language of American capaciousness – is better for multiculturalism?

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