administrators

Conference shows higher education's many tensions and challenges

In a fast-changing world, nearly everything is unsettled in higher education.

Colleges keep hiring experienced presidents, even in their 60s and 70s

Administrators in their 60s and 70s keep snagging prestigious university presidencies. Some see a roadblock rising in front of a new generation of more diverse leaders, while others believe boards are valuing experience and wisdom.

Journal article explains how Russian bots created fear at University of Missouri

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Journal article reveals that anger and confusion at University of Missouri in 2015 were due in part to fabricated reports that were part of a disinformation campaign from Russia.

Despite big rhetoric on all sides, Andrew Cuomo's budget priorities bow to economic realities

New York governor Andrew Cuomo has made huge claims and drawn sharp criticism with his higher ed policies. The numbers show neither his biggest boasts nor his angriest detractors are entirely correct.

Controversial event at University of Chicago law school called off

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Description of conservative group's gathering said immigration has turned U.S. into "porcelain receptacle for other nations’ wretched refuse." Group said rhetoric was intentionally hyperbolic, and that students canceled the event.

New novel about academic life is not a ringing endorsement, to say the least

A new novel about academic life is not a ringing endorsement, to say the least. But it will make you laugh. And that's the point.

Research suggests that colleges broaden students' political views

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Study counters widely held views about how students' political views change when they arrive in college.

Experts: States likely to keep abolishing free-speech zones

State legislatures are banning spaces colleges have carved out for free expression and protest that many consider restrictive.

Chancellor created jobs for daughter and son-in-law

A chancellor secured positions for his daughter and son-in-law, even amid tight budgets at his university.

After a major flap, history's premier journal announces series of changes aimed at diversifying viewpoints and contributors

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After a major editorial flap, history's premier journal announces a series of changes aimed at diversifying viewpoints and contributors.

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