TM2 Executive Search, a nonprofit group that recently concluded its first year of operation, hopes to strengthen black colleges by building up their leadership pipeline. [ Chroni.cl Link ]
TM2 Executive Search a nonprofit group that recently concluded its first year

HBCUs Have a Leadership Problem. This Group Thinks It Has an Answer.

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Millie Wilson
The stakes for relying on poor data are growing. Some experts are calling for accreditors to revoke their approval of colleges that perform poorly on such measures. But there is less discussion about the impact on students who have few or no good options if their local community college were shuttered. [ Chroni.cl Link ]
The stakes for relying on poor data are growing Some experts are

Colleges Face More Pressure on Student Outcomes, but Success Isn’t Always Easy to Measure

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Mary Baker
Millie Wilson
The G.I. Bill turns 73 today. Support for grand efforts like it, that open doors to higher education, has dwindled as the population has grown more diverse. Is it a coincidence?
The GI Bill turns 73 today Support for grand efforts like it

When College Was a Public Good

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Suzanne M. Lambert
Erinn Taylor De Barroso
Candy DeBerry
When asked about the case by a student reporter, the university’s president said: “I can’t comment on an individual student. What if I was asked by another reporter about you being obnoxious? Would you want me to tell them that?”
When asked about the case by a student reporter the universitys president

U. of Oregon Athlete Played a Season While Under Investigation for Sexual Assault

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Patti Rosenberg
Carey Martin
Jeff Vanderwerf
For the second time in as many months, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has suggested that it’s time to scrap the legislation that governs federal higher- education policy and to start fresh:
For the second time in as many months Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

Landmark Law on Higher Education Should Be Scrapped, DeVos Suggests

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What happens when the Education Department proposes a new rule? 30 people, each with distinct and often opposing views, will crowd around a rectangular table in a departmental conference room in Washington and attempt, despite notorious tedium, to come to an agreement.
What happens when the Education Department proposes a new rule 30 people

‘I Can’t Overstate How Deeply Dull the Process Is’

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Bucknell University Press director on an unlikely partnership: “In our own small way, we’re trying to use the respective strengths of Rutgers and Bucknell to make an entity that’s larger than the sum of its parts.”
Bucknell University Press director on an unlikely partnership In our own small

Universities Presses Collaborate to Thrive Where Funding Is Tight

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During a speech on Tuesday to the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities, Ms. DeVos said the Higher Education Act of 1965 may have outlived its usefulness.
During a speech on Tuesday to the Association of Public and LandGrant

Landmark Law on Higher Education Should Be Scrapped, DeVos Suggests

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Matt Keneson
Paula Mazzer
Erica Eckert
Whenever we talk to doctors, people run up to us and say, "How can you have a meeting without pharma funding?" It seems like a stupid question to me. If you are trying to do a conference without pharma funding, you have to do more work.
Whenever we talk to doctors people run up to us and say

Lessons From a Professor’s 10-Year Fight to Rein In Pharmaceutical Promotion

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Linda Tieman
Jon Ryker
Four years ago the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa saw protests and national attention because of the barriers for minority students among its sororities and fraternities. This year, three African-American women took over the presidencies of their traditionally white sororities.
Four years ago the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa saw protests and

For Alabama Sororities, the Path to Diversity Is Personal

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Mary Baker
Joe Owczarzak
Then there are Mr. Nyhan and Mr. Tribe: professors who have pulled off the rare feat of parlaying their pedigrees as Ivy-League scholars into attention in the Wild West of online political analysis. Mr. Nyhan has 53,000 followers on Twitter; Mr. Tribe has 156,000. Both men see Mr. Trump as a threat to American democracy, but they seem to have different ideas about how to fight back.
Then there are Mr Nyhan and Mr Tribe professors who have pulled

2 Professors Walk Into a Dumpster Fire ...

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Brian Harrison
Anna Carter
Jon Ryker
Higher education’s tradition of shared governance makes leaders and faculty members partners in such endeavors, but it can also put them at odds, with each side feeling unheard and frustrated. For administrators seeking faculty support for a major change, there are no simple tricks; rather, it takes long-term relationship building and canny strategy, say veterans of the process. Administrators...
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The Subtle Art of Gaining Faculty Buy-In

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Suzanne M. Lambert
Mary Merva
David Silva
Laura Vidler
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Emily Riker Woolery
Just 12% of college presidents said using data to inform decision making was a future area of importance for them.
Just 12 of college presidents said using data to inform decision making

In Improving Outcomes, Institutional Researchers Can Be an Untapped Resource

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Larry T. Hunter
John Davis
"There are costs that come along with a merger that are maybe not foreseen with great clarity."
There are costs that come along with a merger that are maybe

Georgia’s Mergers Offer Lessons, and Cautions, to Other States

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The 2017 edition of the American College President Study arrives today with another slow-evolving snapshot of the demographics of higher-education leadership.
The 2017 edition of the American College President Study arrives today with

Behind a Stagnant Portrait of College Leaders, an Opening for Change

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Larry Yn
The American Association of University Professors voted Saturday to lift the censure it had imposed on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign two years ago.
The American Association of University Professors voted Saturday to lift the censure

A Divided AAUP Lifts Censure on U. of Illinois

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“It's clear that this is the right moment to do this kind of work. We want to harness all that energy.”
Its clear that this is the right moment to do this kind

Meet the Math Professor Who’s Fighting Gerrymandering With Geometry

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Gary Cowart
Giorgi Vardosanidze
This scholar experienced a crash course in how internet subcultures can craft earnest intentions into a dry straw man and then invite others to torch it.
This scholar experienced a crash course in how internet subcultures can craft

For One Scholar, an Online Stoning Tests the Limits of Public Scholarship

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The University of Michigan's announcement that it would grant free tuition to students with annual family incomes below $65,000 left some policy wonks scratching their heads. After all, tuition alone is often not the problem for low-income students. But the university's president, Mark S. Schlissel, said that critics had missed the point.
The University of Michigans announcement that it would grant free tuition to

Will Michigan’s Free-Tuition Guarantee Change the Game for Low-Income Students?

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Barbara Nykiel-Herbert
Qingjiang Yao
Lee N'Casselberry