It’s Time for Colleges to Reconsider the SAT
At least when it comes to predicting high school students’ college grades.
The Secret Lives of Ph.D. Committees A new book shows the stark realities of how graduate admissions get made.
A First-Year Writing Instructor Can Only Do So MuchI do my best to help them succeed, but I can’t prepare for everything that’s coming.
Appeasing the Ones Who Feed YouAmid diversity protests, campuses struggle with how to talk to displeased alumni.
Why Honor Thomas Jefferson?Students are now criticizing their campuses for elevating a man they call a rapist and a racist.
Could Kansas Become the Next Mizzou?What administrators are doing differently at the University of Kansas to avoid the conflict erupting elsewhere.
A Math Textbook Should Not Cost $180But when a professor went a cheaper way, his university reprimanded him.
Did UC–Berkeley Turn a Blind Eye to Harassment?The university kept astronomer Geoff Marcy on staff despite knowing he sexually harassed students. Colleagues finally forced him out.
College: Worth the Cost?Only half of college grads say their educations were definitely worth what they paid for them.
Child Care Shouldn’t Be an AfterthoughtIt’s shameful that we’re still discussing child care at academic conferences.
Where No Band Has Gone BeforeThe starship Enterprise meets the halftime drill, with unexpected results.
Her Résumé Is Good, But How’s Her Personality?Colleges are trying to use personality tests to pick their presidents.
Playing the GameColleges want to sweeten athletic scholarships. So they inflate the cost of attendance to give more money to athletes but not others.
How Unemployment Rates Shift Choices of MajorsWhen the economy is weak, college students flee liberal arts.
It’s Time to Kill the Student EvaluationMore and more evidence shows bias against female instructors.
White and Asian Professors Need Not ApplyA University of Louisville job ad excluded whites and Asians. Is that OK?
The Never-Ending Trigger-Warning DebateSome professors believe they build trust. Others think they stifle free discourse.
“I’m Doing This for Purely Idealistic Reasons”Why the editors of a top linguistic journal resigned en masse.
UninvitedWilliams College students invited a prominent critic of feminism to speak. Then the backlash started.
Using a Racial Slur in the Classroom Is Never OK. Right?Some say that student complaints about racial discrimination have a “chilling effect on academic freedom.”
Rethinking “1 in 5”Campus surveys support the oft-criticized sexual assault statistic. Now colleges are taking action.
Yes Means Yes: The Musical!Understanding consent is becoming a big part of college orientation—sometimes with the help of some song and dance.
How to Lose Your University JobPrivate emails released by the University of Illinois show a professor was unhired due to offensive Twitter comments.
A Breakthrough for Gay Christian ProfessorsTwo Christian colleges adopt a new policy on LGBTQ professors.