Inside Higher Ed's News

Earlier News

January 25, 2017
Jan. 24, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2017 Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers explores the views of provosts and other academic leaders on a range of current issues. Among them: minority faculty hiring, trigger warnings, and the future of the liberal arts. The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. On Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed Editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman presented a free webinar on the survey. View the webinar here. The Inside Higher Ed survey of provosts was made possible in part by advertising from Taskstream, Jenzabar, VitalSource, D2L Corporation and iDesign.

January 24, 2017
University of Kentucky seeks to drastically shift its aid strategy to improve retention, rolling back the use of funds for top students who can afford to pay.

January 24, 2017
Study finds variation in the way students are evaluated -- and tougher grades appear to be closer to what they should be. But not necessary due to grade inflation alone.

January 24, 2017
Hackers are locking colleges’ data away and demanding payment to return it. But paying the ransom raises new issues, experts say.

January 24, 2017
Author discusses new book about a part of the student population pushing for more support -- and facing a backlash in some states.

January 24, 2017
A private university in Texas is hoping to guide students through a more streamlined financial aid and admissions process in hopes of retaining them.

January 23, 2017
Violence at University of Washington appearance by Milo Yiannopoulos followed protests that prevented a speech at UC Davis -- as tensions grow over Breitbart writer known for insults against feminists, minority groups and others.

January 23, 2017
Tens of thousands of students and academics join Women’s March on Washington.

January 23, 2017
College Republicans split over Trump, but many are now coming around and pledging to support the new president.

January 23, 2017
Pitt’s arts and sciences faculty is divided over a proposal to eliminate a high school study exemption from foreign language requirement. Some say high school seat time is poor measure of proficiency, while others fear forcing too many students into language courses.

January 23, 2017
NCAA's Power Five conferences unanimously adopt new rules lessening time demands on college athletes, though some programs would like to see exemptions made for recruiting activities.

January 20, 2017
As the 45th president is inaugurated, background on his campaign, his stated policies toward higher education and the deep concerns of many in academe.

January 20, 2017
Report that first Trump budget will try to kill arts and humanities endowments alarms many academics. Science programs in Energy Department could also face cuts.

January 20, 2017
Study suggests top humanities journals favor research by professors working at or who earned Ph.D.s at elite institutions.

January 20, 2017
Study finds completing a 10-minute activity at the beginning of a MOOC can lead to significantly improved outcomes for certain at-risk learners.

January 20, 2017
New study finds that penalties for breaking NCAA rules are largely consistent across conference membership -- and that men's basketball and football account for the vast majority of violations.

January 19, 2017
Obama trumpeted importance of college-going and invested in students and institutions like no leader before him -- while demanding much in return and, sometimes, failing big, too.

January 19, 2017
University leaders praise regulation for leaving out provisions on biospecimens opposed by many as too burdensome. Social scientists see some gains for their studies.

January 19, 2017
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and two states sue Navient, the nation’s largest student loan servicer, for allegedly creating obstacles to repayment.

January 19, 2017
After major budget cuts for universities, Ph.D.s are leaving the country.

Pages

What Others Are Reading

  • Viewed
  • Past:
  • Day
  • Week
  • Month
  • Year
Back to Top