Assessment and Accountability

President delivers on promise to punish colleges that don't show they guarantee free speech on campus, and includes language on outcomes data and risk sharing. But it's unclear what force it will carry.
It's not just what is considered in the admissions committee, but help that has been provided along the way.
College of St. Joseph announces that it will cease operations.
As University of Texas at El Paso’s leader prepares to step down after 31 years, faculty and students say sole finalist for her job doesn't reflect their heritage, values.

Faculty, Teaching and Learning

Boston U formalizes a graduate student leave policy allowing year-round stipend recipients 10 days off.
In the aftermath of closure, Argosy University graduate and doctoral students have difficulty transferring to new universities.


Scott McLemee reviews two books about our networked society that raise rather dystopian concerns.
We should trade outrage and disgust for promise and opportunity, argues Rick Dalton.

Career Advice

The rich cheat to get ahead in college admissions, but celebrities and CEOs aren’t the only ones playing the game, writes Jessica Calarco.
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Confessions of a Community College Dean

March 22, 2019
Responding to "no fair"; concepts of meritocracy; "Network" on Broadway.


March 21, 2019
Reflections on last Friday's climate strike.

Higher Ed Gamma

March 21, 2019
They do it. You can do it too.

Just Visiting

March 20, 2019
Establishing a national online university is a Hail Mary pass for an institution that's not being sufficiently supported. It's a common story throughout the country.
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