A report finds that Ohio State staffers -- including 22 coaches -- knew about sexual misconduct by deceased former doctor Richard Strauss but did nothing to intervene.

Teaching and Learning

New studies on student evaluations of teaching say a simple intervention can fight gender bias, at least in the short term, and that perceived teaching effectiveness declines after tenure.
In commencement address, business executive says he will repay the debt of all 396 graduates.
Tax-cut law rushed to passage in 2017 included increase in taxes on students with college scholarships. Lawmakers say they plan to introduce fix this week.

Admissions, The Admissions Scandal

Woman who lost her job at MIT over falsely claimed credentials now advises college applicants on importance of authenticity.

Books and Publishing, Global

A China studies scholar says a journal editor censored him by striking out a section of a book review critical of the Chinese government's policies in Xinjiang. The editor denies it was censorship.

Admissions, New Books About Higher Education

Author discusses her new book about making school counseling reach its full potential.


Dig deeply into the new score and problem after problem comes up, writes Ben Paris.

Career Advice

I had to step beyond the obvious and do more, says Matthew J. Wright, who offers advice for other scholars seeking funding.


Confessions of a Community College Dean

May 20, 2019
“Useful” doesn’t necessarily mean “positive,” although it could.  I mean it in the sense of “helping you improve.” What helped you get better?

Higher Ed Gamma

May 20, 2019
Reinventing the college-student relationship in the era of helicopter parenting


May 19, 2019
The power of focusing on one thing at a time.

Library Babel Fish

May 19, 2019
You can’t take a “what happens in Las Vegas” approach to online speech.

The World View

May 19, 2019
Measures recently enacted by the President of Brazil raise serious concerns about the future of higher education.

Just Visiting

May 16, 2019
I caught a break a long time ago. I've tried not to forget it.

Technology and Learning

May 16, 2019
Why everyone on campus should understand how the software that we depend on is created.
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