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Jan. 22, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers queries provosts and other academic leaders on a wide range of topics. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.
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Faculty members at Iowa's 3 public universities must demonstrate learning outcomes and report on how students achieve them. Proponents see "continuous improvement," while critics see paperwork.
Everyone seems to have a theory as to why humanities majors are disappearing. One doctoral student thinks the trend is due to women's widening career paths. His notion is gaining traction.
Diverse group of 18 institutions, with Gates's backing, releases new set of metrics to measure colleges' performance and return on investment.
Georgia State will test idea that assuring a set percentage of slots on the syllabus for female philosophers will attract more female students to the discipline.
College associations create system to convey more information on completion than is provided by federal report.
Congressional panel hears from accreditors and their critics, and appears to sympathize with the latter.
Leading professors in Middle Eastern studies are stunned by Georgetown scholar's tenure denial. Some blame Middle Eastern politics and others blame the politics of political science.
Lumina Foundation sets 10 new degree attainment goals for 2016 while decrying growing racial and ethnic gaps.
Proposal circulating on Capitol Hill asks accreditors to create a way for new providers to gain approval more quickly.
Stanford pledges to pay for a master's in education for humanities Ph.D.s who want to become high school teachers.
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