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Do Tech Companies Inflate the Cost of Online Education? A CEO Responds

Tue, 2019-05-14 06:09
Recent news articles have criticized the companies that help colleges build online-degree programs. The chief executive of one such firm answers questions about how his company operates.

Why an Online-Education Pioneer Bucks Some Mega-University Trends

Mon, 2019-05-13 22:00
Penn State World Campus has bypassed the splashy, growth-oriented strategies of some of its largest competitors. But the longtime player in distance education isn’t exactly standing still.

It’s Time Colleges Stopped Feeling Shame About Mergers

Tue, 2019-05-07 02:00
Ranch C. Kimball, a university trustee who has participated in more than 20 nonprofit and for-profit mergers, says even successful colleges should probably think about them.

A Veteran President’s Laments and Lessons From 3 Decades at the Helm

Mon, 2019-04-29 22:00
Diana Natalicio is retiring after more than 30 years leading the University of Texas at El Paso. She’s critical of institutions that focus more on chasing prestige than serving students.

What’s Really Behind Employers’ Interest in Education?

Tue, 2019-04-23 02:30
Employers aren’t shy when it comes to complaining about the faults of colleges in preparing students for the workplace. But what’s their contribution?

Building an Innovation Campus? This President Has 3 Tips

Wed, 2019-04-17 13:49
Virginia Tech’s new campus in Northern Virginia was “inspired” by Cornell Tech. We asked Cornell’s president what advice she’d share.

Could an Idea for Fighting Poverty Be Worth a Billion Dollars?

Mon, 2019-04-15 22:00
The annual ASU GSV Summit is known for connecting entrepreneurs with deep-pocketed investors. But to our reporter, it was a pair of ideas for helping low-income students get an education that stood out.

3 Quick Tips to Make Your Students’ Experience More Equitable

Tue, 2019-04-09 02:25
Here in San Diego, ASU GSV, the summit for ed-tech innovators, is still ramping up. But here are a few choice ideas from a kick-off event — a forum on leadership co-hosted by Arizona State University and The Chronicle.

Minutes April 8, 2019

Mon, 2019-04-08 15:59
(Unapproved Minutes) Attendance: Kelsie Aguilera, Camden Barruga, Matthew Egami, Brent Hirata, Michelle Igarashi, Rachel Inake, Sandro Jube, Warren Kawano, Tracie Losch, Annemarie Paikai, Christy Takamure Approval of the Minutes Approval of March 11, 2019 Minutes – Unanimous approval 4/8/2019 Faculty… Read more ›

Agenda April 8, 2019

Mon, 2019-04-08 13:47
Approval of minutes from March 11, 2019 Faculty Senate Approval of DE Guidelines and Evaluations Selection of awardee of the IOTA 2019-2020 DE Committee Membership

An Expert on ‘Nudges’ Wants to Help Adult Students Improve Their Livelihoods

Tue, 2019-04-02 02:00
Ben Castleman and his colleagues at the University of Virginia will tap into rich data on educational attainment and salary histories to improve people’s job satisfaction.

Colleges Are Banding Together Digitally to Help Students Succeed. Here’s How.

Sun, 2019-03-31 12:30
The institutions are upgrading learning platforms, bargaining with vendors, trading course offerings, and collecting and analyzing vast data that could change how they teach.

College Leaders Are Getting Serious About Outsourcing. They Still Have Plenty of Concerns Too.

Tue, 2019-03-26 06:42
A new Chronicle survey of presidents, provosts, and chief financial officers shows how — and why — public-private partnerships are flourishing.

Why the College Degree Is a Signal — and Why That Should Worry You

Tue, 2019-03-19 02:24
Parents resort to bribery to land their children at elite institutions. Employers treat degrees as indicators of “soft skills.” Both developments could devalue college in the public eye.

Minutes March 11, 2019

Wed, 2019-03-13 12:57
(Unapproved Minutes) (March 11, 2019) Meeting called to order at 3:06 pm. Attendance: Warren Kawano, Tracie Losch, Rachel Inake, Sandro Jube, Camden Barruga, Matthew Egami, Annemarie Paikai, Karim Kahn, Christy Takamure, Michelle Igarashi, Kelsie Aguilera. Approval of the Minutes Approval… Read more ›

4 Ideas for Improving Education From The Chronicle’s 2019 ‘Shark Tank’

Tue, 2019-03-12 02:30
A social network devoted to teaching and a strategy inspired by Dungeons & Dragons were among the proposals that went under the microscope last week at our fifth annual show at SXSW EDU.

Why a Plagiarism-Detection Company Is Now a Billion-Dollar Business

Wed, 2019-03-06 15:36
Advance, a privately held media, communications, and technology company, will pay $1.735 billion to purchase Turnitin, which dominates the work of rooting out academic cheaters.

Agenda March 11, 2019

Wed, 2019-03-06 15:01
Approval of minutes from January 14, 2019 Faculty Senate Comments and Motion on DE Guidelines & Evaluation Small Working Edits to DE Guidelines IOTA Award Update DE Faculty Survey Plans Reorganization of DE Duties in EMC DE Liaison Program

‘Begin to Take Teaching Seriously’: A Longtime Leader Shares 3 Wishes for Higher Ed

Mon, 2019-03-04 13:00
Gail Mellow, the retiring president of LaGuardia Community College, has been a fierce advocate for low-income and first-generation college students. Here’s what she wants to see next from the sector.

Does Higher Ed Need to Rediscover Generosity?

Tue, 2019-02-26 06:34
We talk to Kathleen Fitzpatrick, a professor of English at Michigan State University, an influential digital-humanities scholar, and the author of Generous Thinking: A Radical Approach to Saving the University.