ADMINISTRATIVE JOBS

Congress and White House appear to back return of year-round Pell in upcoming budget bill

Congressional Republicans and the Trump White House appear poised to bring back year-round Pell Grant eligibility, which the Obama administration and Congress nixed in 2012 over cost concerns.

Professors at Lehigh object to a background check and fingerprinting policy

Professors at Lehigh object to records check and fingerprinting policy they say goes beyond what is required under Pennsylvania law and to protect minors -- and beyond what's reasonable.

Racial gap among senior administrators widens

Recent increases in number of minority administrators don't keep up with demographic shifts, but new study finds broad pay equity.

National completion gap by race one-third larger than average gap at institutions

Black students graduate, on average, at a rate 22 percentage points lower than white students. Closing that gap will require individual institutions to improve completion rates and highly selective colleges to enroll more black students, a new report says.

Gender pay gap persists for higher education administrators

Despite higher education's progressive reputation, new research shows a stubborn pay gap between women and men who are administrators.

2017 In-and-Out List

A look at what happened in 2016 and what's to come in 2017 with Inside Higher Ed's fifth annual in-and-out list.

Leaders in both parties want colleges to have more skin in the game for student outcomes

As bipartisan consensus emerges in Congress that colleges should share the burden of students who can't repay loans or find jobs, higher ed leaders consider how such a plan would work and whether it would discourage them from educating the disadvantaged.

Apparent murder-suicide at UCLA reflects a kind of violence that is rare but feared

Apparent murder of a professor follows a day of terror on campus and reflects a kind of violence that is rare but feared.

Should colleges shield freshmen from themselves by hiding first-term grades on their transcripts?

Faculty members at various institutions debate the pros and cons of shielding freshmen from themselves (or least their performance) in the form of "covered" or "shadow" grades on transcripts.

Beyond North Carolina, colleges add gender-neutral bathrooms to support transgender students

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Colleges around the country are adding facilities and adopting policies designed to help transgender students.

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