Charlie Tyson

Charlie Tyson, Reporting Intern, joined Inside Higher Ed in June 2014. Charlie graduated in 2014 from the University of Virginia, where he majored in political and social thought and in English. At U.Va. he was executive editor of The Cavalier Daily and covered the ouster and reinstatement of Teresa Sullivan as U.Va. president. Charlie will attend graduate school at the University of Oxford in the fall.

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September 10, 2014
Students who end first year with G.P.A. between 2.0 and 3.0 have been neglected by academic support programs, says research based on data from 60 institutions. Is this where colleges can have the biggest impact on retention?
August 29, 2014
For-profit company declares bankruptcy and starts closing campuses, leaving states scrambling and students scattered.
August 28, 2014
Unsure about accepting research funding from a morally contentious source? An ethicist weighs in.
August 25, 2014
Buying a new campus sends Burlington College deep into debt. Can it survive?
August 21, 2014
The community college that serves students not unlike Michael Brown is a local hub important enough that Attorney General Holder made the campus his first stop. Local students see the college as a way out.
August 20, 2014
The ACT's annual score report, released today, shows persistent racial achievement gaps and stagnant average scores -- with the majority of test-takers failing to meet college readiness benchmarks.
August 18, 2014
New analysis shows that students earn more credits in the humanities than in STEM -- but that humanities majors and STEM majors rarely find themselves in the same classroom.
August 14, 2014
New analysis finds that education researchers, unlike scholars in many other disciplines, don't check one another's work.  
August 14, 2014
LinkedIn's new tool -- which allows users to see the careers that different majors lead to -- is one of several data-aggregation services seeking to inform students and parents about job outcomes.
August 12, 2014
Disabled veterans at U. of Pittsburgh's college transition program work in a lab to develop assistive technologies -- gaining STEM training and helping other veterans with impairments.

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June 10, 2014
Jon Meis's heroism -- displayed when the 22-year-old engineering student pepper-sprayed and tackled a gunman at Seattle Pacific University -- is rare. The phenomenon of students working for campus security, however, is common, experts say.
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