Some see higher education as a place to encounter new ideas. Others see a bastion of indoctrination.
The Chronicle of Higher EducationA college education was a dividing line in whether someone supports Donald Trump. But what role does the college experience itself have on how one feels about Trump?
Some college officials will likely have their certification to administer student visas on their campuses revoked as part of the investigation.
The Chronicle of Higher EducationFifteen international students have been arrested as part of a Homeland Security investigation into a work program for international graduates. Another 1,100 will lose their work authorization.
The university announced that the Rev. John I. Jenkins sought a test after a colleague tested positive, and is exhibiting mild symptoms.
The Chronicle of Higher EducationStudents called on Jenkins to resign. “Our university deserves a leader who’s vigilant in the midst of a global pandemic, before it personally affects them," one student said.
The Chronicle of Higher Education“A lot of faculty members are coming from a good place, but there’s still not that understanding of the scope and to what degree students are struggling right now.”
Academics at the Rose Garden event gave tacit approval to Trump’s offenses against human dignity.
The Chronicle of Higher EducationIn Opinion: Guests at the nomination of Judge Barrett betrayed their responsibilities to care for others, writes Patricia McGuire, president of Trinity Washington University.
An executive order banning training that is “offensive and anti-American” leaves college leaders scratching their heads.
The Chronicle of Higher EducationColleges that use a heavy hand to purge trigger phrases from their diversity programs risk trampling free-speech and academic-freedom rights, one observer of Trump's executive order notes.
Many departments are opting to focus funding on current students rather than bringing in a new cohort next fall.
The Chronicle of Higher EducationMore than 50 doctoral programs in the humanities and social sciences won't be admitting new students in the fall of 2021 — a response to the pandemic and ensuing economic turmoil.
The Chronicle of Higher EducationPrinceton University's sociology department was among the first to announce its decision, in mid-May, and more programs followed throughout the summer.
The Chronicle of Higher EducationSuspending admissions for a year may allow administrators to reimagine their doctoral curricula to account for the flagging Ph.D. job market.