The journal’s decision to allow a professor with views seen as supporting white supremacy to review a book on school segregation was met with surprise, but not by some scholars of American history. Nathan B. Connolly, a professor at the Johns Hopkins University, who is black, said scholars of color are all too familiar with having to overcome intellectual racism in academe.
The journals decision to allow a professor with views seen as supporting

A Journal’s Apology Prompts Soul-Searching Over Racial Gatekeeping in Academe

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Allison F. Dolan
Colleges are using their exemption from the visa lottery to seed start-ups. Immigration critics aren't happy.
Colleges are using their exemption from the visa lottery to seed startups

Colleges’ Use of a Foreign-Worker Program Draws Mixed Reviews

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"I was the first in my family to go to college. My parents could not give me anything towards my college expenses. I don’t care how much financial literacy I received or they received, the money was just not there."
I was the first in my family to go to college My

Does Financial Literacy Betray Racial Bias?

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Mary Baker
The journal’s decision to allow a professor with views seen as supporting white supremacy to review a book on school segregation was met with surprise, but not by some scholars of American history. Nathan B. Connolly, a professor at the Johns Hopkins University, who is black, said scholars of color are all too familiar with having to overcome intellectual racism in academe.
The journals decision to allow a professor with views seen as supporting

A Journal’s Apology Prompts Soul-Searching Over Racial Gatekeeping in Academe

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Igor Proleiko
Mary Alice Baker
Colleges are using their exemption from the visa lottery to seed start-ups. Immigration critics aren't happy.
Colleges are using their exemption from the visa lottery to seed startups

Colleges’ Use of a Foreign-Worker Program Draws Mixed Reviews

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That left Holly A. Stovall and Sherry Lindquist, then an assistant professor of art history, in a strange situation. Days before the layoff announcement, they had submitted their tenure portfolios. In June, both women received tenure, the pinnacle of an academic career and often an assurance of job security. Yet their jobs were not secure.
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2 Illinois Professors Were Laid Off. Then They Got Tenure. Now What?

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Karen Smith
Sarah Wamester Bares
"Too often, academics seem to be perceived as public utilities whose time is available to anyone who asks."
Too often academics seem to be perceived as public utilities whose time

You Are Not a Public Utility

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Alex Gimbel
Robin DeRosa
Betsy Gates Bradley
"At some point I showed it to the professor, and he thought it was hilarious."
"At some point I showed it to the professor and he thought it was hilarious"

An Instructor Saw Digital Distraction in Class. So She Showed Students What She’d Seen on Their Screens.

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Maribeth Montgomery Kasik
Hp Chin
"I was the first in my family to go to college. My parents could not give me anything towards my college expenses. I don’t care how much financial literacy I received or they received, the money was just not there."
I was the first in my family to go to college My

Does Financial Literacy Betray Racial Bias?

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Bringing chaos to a college can be as simple as renting a room:
Bringing chaos to a college can be as simple as renting a room:

In Renting Out Space, Do Colleges Invite Trouble?

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Zachary Boman
The talk almost didn’t happen — at least in the organized forum Mr. Spencer had hoped for. After initially agreeing to allow him to speak, the university on Friday canceled Mr. Spencer’s appearance, citing “legitimate concerns and credible evidence that it will jeopardize the safety of students, faculty, staff and visitors."

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The talk almost didnt happen at least in the organized forum Mr

A White Supremacist Comes to Auburn

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Aki Hubbard
Igor Proleiko
"It’s harder than it used to be being a leader in higher ed," he said. "The kind of people that are being recruited to universities have to be real problem-solvers. They can’t just be spokespersons."
Its harder than it used to be being a leader in higher

The Pathway to a College Presidency Is Changing, and a New Report Outlines How

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Linda Tieman
Jason Mitchell
Jacobus Boers
It’s rare for a governor to remove all higher-education funding from a state budget, but that’s exactly what happened in New Mexico. Gov. Susana Martinez, a Republican, earlier this month vetoed nearly $745 million for New Mexico’s public colleges and universities, shocking the state’s academic leaders.
Its rare for a governor to remove all highereducation funding from a

The Next Higher-Ed Funding Battle to Watch May Be in New Mexico

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Marc Schaeffer
Joanne Masci Friedman
Cynthia Hardy McCabe
Higher education ranks third behind technology-related occupations as the largest industry sponsor of recipients of H-1B visas. But colleges’ chief concern is not likely to be the visa holders — typically, professors, researchers, and postdocs — on their payrolls.
Higher education ranks third behind technologyrelated occupations as the largest

Trump’s New Order on Visas Could Make American Colleges Less Appealing Overseas

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Joanne Masci Friedman
Dennis Monson
Mary Baker
Bard College, known for its prisoner-education programs, has pioneered a liberal-arts degree geared toward young mothers.
Bard College known for its prisonereducation programs has pioneered a liberalarts degree

A ‘Microcollege’ for Student Moms

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Mandalyn Keeler
Nancy Brankis
Sara Bleiberg Klein
After years trying to establish a theater department separate from the music department at Washington State University, Laurilyn Harris finally got her wish in 2007. Two years later, in the wake of the 2008 economic recession, the university eliminated the program.
After years trying to establish a theater department separate from the music

6 Years Ago This Department Got the Ax. Where Are the Faculty and Staff Now?

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Wendy Romero
John Varadian
Carol Goodson
"If we can afford to send our athletic teams to spring training, why can’t we afford to help these women?"
If we can afford to send our athletic teams to spring training

College, With Kids

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Helen Laack
Damir S. Utržan
Caroline Conway
Think it’s tough to get into the marijuana business? Teaching it might be an even taller task.
Think its tough to get into the marijuana business Teaching it might

To Teach the Business of Marijuana, One Professor Faces the Challenges of a New Industry

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Lydia Sloan Cline
"We went down straight into safety and security mode. That’s was our primary goal."
"We went down straight into safety and security mode That’s was our primary goal"

A Professor Reflects on Her Time in the Eye of a Social-Media Storm

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Allison F. Dolan
Mary Baker
Mary Baker
Reformers hope that making content more relevant and delivery more interactive will help students succeed.
Reformers hope that making content more relevant and delivery more interactive will

Math Gets a Makeover

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Matt Keneson
Eleftherios Gkioulekas
Karl Schnapp