In 2014, I wrote that the "currents of change have propelled the sector toward, or onto, one rock after another." Two years later, higher education continues to evolve.
Tonight President Obama will deliver his final State of the Union address, where he will reflect on the incredible progress made during the past seven...
Free expression has not been stifled at Yale. We are functioning just the way a collegiate community should in attending to these challenges. Having surfaced important differences in experience and perspective, our campus community is searching in good faith for ways to recognize and address them.
The NCAA has come a long way since the leather helmet days of 1893, and fortunately for us all it continues to lead the effort to understand and prevent concussion among our student athletes --and, by extension, among all athletes.
Higher education leaders have a major problem from which they cannot hide. The transfer pathway from community colleges to four-year colleges and universities is badly broken. And, it's partly their fault.
Interview with Harvard's Legendary Dean Henry Rosovsky. The Secret of excellence and the prospects for Asian Higher Learning
As a new semester gets underway, the good news is that there are a number of ways for students to improve the climate for free speech at their colleges and universities.
As higher education institutions respond to the recent demands of their students, it is striking that not a single institution of which I am aware is calling for a paradigm shift for racial justice -- a reimagining of the university.
It's National Mentoring month and thus is a good time to explore mentoring as a career development tool. Mentoring can help organizations fill their leadership gaps by developing the next generation of individuals who will lead and manage the work of innovation.
Why is it that when it comes to the social world, not all speech is deemed equally worthy of protecting? That is a question that has been dogging me of late, as I listen to commentator after commentator caution student protestors about the importance of respecting freedom of speech and the trap of political correctness.
Its no secret grade inflation is cause célèbre at universities, but the pressure to give A's is a Frankenstein of our own design. Like hog futures, real estate, and diamonds, an A only holds the intrinsic value we assign it.
The University of Maine recently announced that it would start charging qualified students from Massachusetts the same tuition and fees that they would pay to attend the University of Massachusetts' flagship campus at Amherst.
At the age of twenty-five I was hired to teach my first college course. Since I was a grad student myself at the time, and accustomed to sitting through long lectures delivered by monotone professors that yielded little information I actually retained, I was determined to be different.
It is that time of year again -- the end of another college semester. Grades are in and well, the "whine season," as a fellow educator professed on his Facebook page, has begun.
As we look back at the many ups and downs of 2015, we are grateful for some areas of progress and at the same time, cognizant of changes that need to occur in order to improve the higher ed landscape.
Internships have become a key part of the college experience. Data shows that a majority of employers feel that internship experience is paramount as they consider recent college graduate job candidates.