Academic administration

Researcher clashes with publisher over book chapter on open education resources

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Psychology instructor withdraws book chapter after refusing to add language that he asserts a publisher demanded but he deemed too flattering to the textbook industry.

Paper finds no negative consequences for 4-year to 2-year transfers

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New report on transfer of struggling students from universities to community colleges finds students benefit from moving in nontraditional direction.

New guide seeks to help colleges guide and maintain transfers

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Community college experts team up to develop a guide to help colleges and universities build success transfer pathways and increase bachelor's completion.

To train future ed-tech leaders, higher ed needs new discipline, some say

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Conference at Georgetown U discusses how to train future ed-tech leaders and whether creating a new discipline is the answer.

Study finds comparatively good outcomes for community college transfers

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Study finds that students who start at community college earn bachelor's degrees at much lower rates -- but those who transfer fare as well as (or better than) "native" four-year-college students.

Colleges embrace strategy from health care industry to improve student retention

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Hospitals are experimenting with a new model of care to tackle the demands of an aging population. The same model could help colleges improve student retention rates, experts say.

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