The Future of Higher Ed

U.S. education secretary forms panel to craft "national strategy" for America's college system.

Outsourced Grading

Kentucky community colleges experiment with having outside company evaluate students' essays in freshman composition.

NCAA Finds Fraud at TCU

'Pattern of willful violations' in track program include multiple examples of academic work done by coaches.

Has Scholarship Been Reconsidered?

New book suggests that Boyer's call for reform of tenure and promotion has had real impact -- and hit roadblocks and contradictions.

Skip vs. Larry vs. Camille vs. Freeman ...

2 magazines sponsor election for the title of top public intellectual.

New Approach to Tenure

Coalition of colleges starts effort to create new models for faculty promotion in the arts and humanities.

Kingsville Democracy

At a Texas A&M campus, the president and Faculty Senate don't like one another, but only one can eliminate the other.

Lowering the Flag(ship)

Arizona State plans to do away with its “main” campus by giving each of its branches a unique identity.

Beyond 'Toys, Travel and Food'

Institutionally, most colleges have, in one way or another, embraced the use of technology in how they educate their students. Four in five colleges and universities use some form of content management system, and educational technologists are no longer unusual creatures on their campuses.

Help Wanted: Low-Cost Adjuncts

To mark Campus Equity Week, part-timers in Vermont are using an unusual ad campaign.


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