- House Democrats Have a Plan for Higher Ed. Here’s What’s in It.The College Affordability Act, which aims to restore spending on public institutions and lower the cost of attending, doesnât pack the same punch as proposals from some progressive candidates for president.
- Want to Change the Academic Lineup? First Analyze Offerings as a WholeTo cut costs, colleges may put certain programs on the chopping block. Taking the time to consider them not as a collection but as a portfolio, one expert says, can reveal how the offerings stack up.
- More Than 1 in 4 Undergraduate Women Experience Sexual Misconduct in CollegeA survey conducted by the Association of American Universities found that more undergraduates reported knowing the definition of sexual assault and where to get help, compared with the groupâs 2015 study.
- How to Find the Right Mix of Academic ProgramsMounting financial pressures and competition for students are pushing more colleges to re-evaluate their offerings. Our latest report will help you make decisions to add, cut, expand, or shrink departments and degrees. Buy a copy in the Chronicle Store.
- Collaborating as a Pianist Taught a Future Provost How to Listen"The way that music feeds me and gives me energy has really helped to propel me forward in a lot of administrative ways," says Heather Coltman, provost at James Madison University.
- Colleges Spend Millions to Host Presidential Debates. What Do They Get in Return?Among the benefits: thousands of media mentions, millions of television viewers, and exposure worth as much as $100 million.