News

System's board votes to accept Chapel Hill chancellor's resignation, months before she had planned to leave, in wake of Silent Sam decision.
Community college transfer students succeed academically and bring many kinds of diversity to elite institutions, but report finds few are admitted.
Carol Folt announces she has ordered removal of Confederate plaques and that she is stepping down. System board leader criticizes her actions.
Roman Catholic colleges have some of the most open curricula among religious institutions. But that didn't stop Franciscan University from banning a book that portrays the Virgin Mary as sexual -- and ousting a department chair for teaching it.
Students struggle to find a place to live over winter break. Colleges and universities are trying to develop solutions, but they have been criticized for being insensitive to the homeless student population.
A student believed he was hacked when all of his classes were mysteriously dropped. But what actually happened is more complicated.

Views

Learning how to make technically accurate, interesting and honest images and graphics of science should be part of every scientist’s education, argues Felice C. Frankel.

Career Advice

Too many faculty members prepare too much for the classes they teach, writes Christine Tulley, who proposes a solution: pattern teaching.
Demographic projections for the next ten-plus years illustrate that college and university leaders must begin the planning process for enrollment in the 2020s right now by further differentiating their offerings to the distinct needs of new sets of students.

Blogs

GradHacker

January 15, 2019
Thinking throught the Peer Review system, especially for first time writers.

Library Babel Fish

January 15, 2019
A court decision on the census is good news - for now.

Just Visiting

January 15, 2019
Governor Newsom, please don't spend $10 million on a system that tracks students from kindergarten all the way into the work force.

Confessions of a Community College Dean

January 15, 2019
Tressie McMillan Cottom's new book.

Call to Action: Marketing and Communications in Higher Education

January 15, 2019
How the tactics we’re using to improve email campaigns might be limiting their power.

Technology and Learning

January 14, 2019
Alt-acs and the scary prospect of public writing about something other than higher education.

Conversations on Diversity

January 14, 2019
Our dominant mental model of identity is not only wrong, it hurts minorities.

Higher Ed Gamma

January 13, 2019
How the bad drives out the good.
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