Research universities

Reputation Without Rigor

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The assessment survey used in U.S. News & World Report’s annual college rankings is subject to apathy and glaring disparities, an Inside Higher Ed review reveals.

Presidents Push for Global Health

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Major research university presidents speak out on new and growing global health programs at first-ever meeting of a new consortium.

U.S. Decline or a Flawed Measure?

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New version of British rankings of universities worldwide suggests that American dominance is eroding, but is the methodology meaningful? Is Berkeley really No. 39?

Budget Cutting Strategies Reviewed

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The hardest hit public universities have eliminated staff and contingent faculty slots, but still have "strategic" thinking to do about the long term, an association survey finds.

New Wave of Student Activism

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Are the protests in California the start of a new national movement for access and affordability?

Mixed Impact of Aid Shifts

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Elite private colleges have seen slight increase in share of student body from low incomes, but their wealthiest students have seen notable gains as well.

Race and Merit at MIT

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Institute, whose report on equity for women was considered pathbreaking, examines gaps in rates at which minority and white professors are promoted -- and the ideal of meritocracy.

Anything But Studying

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Survey of U. of California students shows emphasis on socializing, leisure that may change with recession.

As the Crow Flies

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Arizona State University has serious problems, and that’s just the way Michael Crow wants it.

A Critique of the Cuts

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"Oh be still my beating heart... I just fell in love again. Was that a shawl Eva was wearing, or a superwoman cape?"

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