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After a Decade, Purdue’s Mitch Daniels Calls It Quits

Mitchell E. Daniels Jr., the president of Purdue University, announced on Friday that he would step down at the end…

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Georgetown Reinstated Him After a Controversial Tweet. He Quit Anyway.

Ilya Shapiro quit his job at Georgetown University’s law school before he ever really started it. Shapiro, a former vice…

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The Uneven Climb From College to Career

Ask students why they go to college, and they cite one reason more often than any other: To get a…

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What 4 Billionaires With Russia Ties Have Donated to American Colleges

The United States and the European Union have set their sights on Russian billionaires as one focus of economic sanctions…

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Tenure Without Teeth

On top of a landfill, watching birds gobble up garbage, Shawn R. Smolen-Morton got to talking about tenure. Smolen-Morton is…

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The Attendance Conundrum

Sarah Craig was frustrated. In late September, a vice provost at Georgetown University, where Craig is a junior majoring in…

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How Time-Management and Other Tools Can Help Students With Mental Illnesses Stay Enrolled

This article first appeared in a new Chronicle special report, Recruiting and Retaining Students in a Challenging Market, which includes…

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The Problem With Venting About Your Students

The professors thought that they were having a private conversation. Instead, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported, their harsh assessment of their…

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