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Surveys document declines in international student yield rates

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At undergraduate level, Southern institutions appear to be having a tougher time attracting students from outside the U.S. Nearly half of graduate deans see declines at the master’s level, and 31 percent at the Ph.D. level.

New paper from the editorial board of @womenalsoknow explains the initiative

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New paper explains effort to fight gender bias in political science, and, perhaps, in other disciplines as well.

History book award returned amid questions about citation errors

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Honor for history book is given back amid criticism of its citations. Author says there are 52 errors he sees as accidental and mostly minor, but others see more fundamental problems.

Education Department announces new delays for gainful employment

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Shift on gainful-employment rule is latest move by Trump administration that pleases for-profit sector but dismays its critics.

American U scholar says provost cherry-picked negative student ratings of her teaching to deny her a promotion

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American U scholar says provost cherry-picked negative student ratings of her teaching to deny her a promotion

Carl Wieman makes an evidence-based plea for better science instruction in new book

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Carl Wieman makes an evidence-based plea for better science instruction in a new book on what might be his grandest experiment yet.

Trinity College in Connecticut puts Johnny Eric Williams on leave over controversial comments about race

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Trinity College in Connecticut places Johnny Eric Williams on leave over controversial comments about race. Faculty groups say college is undermining academic freedom.

Survey of parent postdocs reveals lack of access to paid parental leave, pressures to return to work

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First-ever national survey of postdocs who are parents reveals a lack of access to paid parental leave, pressures to return to work early and extra stressors for parents of color.

'Bright line' indicators, student outcomes dominate discussion of federal accreditation panel

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At meeting of federal advisory panel, some members push accreditors to set “bright lines” for colleges’ performance, while others caution against oversimplification.

Scholar who is popular speaker nationwide ousted from center directorship at Ohio State, amid allegations of misconduct

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Scholar who is popular speaker nationwide is ousted from center directorship and resigns faculty job at Ohio State, amid allegations of misconduct.

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