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Rating Doctoral Programs

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After makeover, National Research Council survey kicks off with focus on measures based on data, not reputations.

'Out of Step'

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A symposium on student success kicked off Wednesday with a sobering message from the keynote speaker: “It’s clear that students in our universities are making progress, but only modest progress, ” said Derek C. Bok, interim president at Harvard University and the author of six books on higher education.

“Our current practices are out of step with our values as faculty members,” Bok said. “We want to provide the best undergraduate educational experience possible and that is not what is happening.”

Frayed Relationships

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A new book says foundations and educational institutions don't always see each other in the best light -- but both sides want better cooperation.

Radical Shift for MLA -- on Meeting Date

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Delegate Assembly rejects the use of the term "illegal alien" -- while measure to defend Ward Churchill is cast aside.

Defining What Makes an Economist

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Scholars pinpoint a number of indicators that predict Ph.D. completion and long-term success in the field.

Higher Ed and the High Schools

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College and state leaders gather to discuss better aligning K-12 and postsecondary ed, a problem some see as intractable.

Spiritual Accountability

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Religious colleges use assessment to measure spiritual growth -- for accountability, accreditation and their own advancement.

A Challenge to Catholic Colleges

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Vatican official urges U.S. institutions to help peers around the world deal with rapid changes in higher education.

Minorities and the Sociology Pipeline

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Study finds that minority sociologists disproportionately drop out of academe at the Ph.D. level and again during tenure process.

College Counseling for Veterans

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Advisers staff military hospitals in national effort to inform returning service members of campus opportunities available to them.


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