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The Chronicle of Higher Education

Degrees and Certificates Rise in U.S., but Not Fast Enough

Degrees and Certificates Rise in U.S., but Not Fast Enough

February 12, 2018

Educational-attainment levels in the United States continued to grow in 2016, according to data being released on Monday by the Lumina Foundation, but the pace of that increase is not enough to put the nation on track to meet the goal of the foundation, and of many states, of having 60 percent of adults with a degree or credential of value by 2025.
Educational-attainment levels in the United States continued to grow in 2016, according to data being released on Monday by the Lumina Foundation, but the pace of that increase is not enough to put the nation on track to meet the goal of the foundation, and of many states, of having 60 percent of adults with a degree or credential of value by 2025.

February 12, 2018

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Inside Higher Ed

A Title IX Win for the Accused

A Title IX Win for the Accused

February 12, 2018

Federal appeals court rules in favor of Miami University of Ohio student who allegedly committed sexual assault.
Federal appeals court rules in favor of Miami University of Ohio student who allegedly committed sexual assault.

February 12, 2018

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The Boston Globe, MA

When Will Technology Disrupt Higher Education? - Opinion Piece

When Will Technology Disrupt Higher Education? - Opinion Piece

February 12, 2018

Kenneth Rogoff writes: Perhaps change in tertiary education is so glacial because the learning is deeply interpersonal, making human teachers essential. But wouldn’t it make more sense for the bulk of faculty teaching time to be devoted to helping students engage in active learning through discussion and exercises, rather than to sometimes hundredth-best lecture performances?
Kenneth Rogoff writes: Perhaps change in tertiary education is so glacial because the learning is deeply interpersonal, making human teachers essential. But wouldn’t it make more sense for the bulk of faculty teaching time to be devoted to helping students engage in active learning through discussion and exercises, rather than to sometimes hundredth-best lecture performances?

February 12, 2018

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Newsday.com

A Balancing Act for Today’s Universities - Opinion Piece

A Balancing Act for Today’s Universities - Opinion Piece

February 12, 2018

Robert A. Scott writes: Trustees are most effective when they know the mission and purpose, the students, the competitive landscape and the comparative advantages of the institutions they serve. The most helpful are those who ask questions about that which they do not understand or with which they disagree. 
Robert A. Scott writes: Trustees are most effective when they know the mission and purpose, the students, the competitive landscape and the comparative advantages of the institutions they serve. The most helpful are those who ask questions about that which they do not understand or with which they disagree. 

February 12, 2018

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Green Bay Press Gazette, WI

Colleges Face Growing Requests to Allow Emotional Support Animals to Live on Campus

Colleges Face Growing Requests to Allow Emotional Support Animals t...

February 12, 2018

Decisions about allowing emotional support animals in rental housing, including public and private college dormitories, are governed by the Fair Housing Act, which prohibits property owners from turning away any person with a mental or physical disability who has a certified emotional support animal.
Decisions about allowing emotional support animals in rental housing, including public and private college dormitories, are governed by the Fair Housing Act, which prohibits property owners from turning away any person with a mental or physical disability who has a certified emotional support animal.

February 12, 2018

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