Faculty and administrators know that, in principle, if you are never asked to examine, let alone defend, your beliefs, your
"This kind of government chilling of speech is precisely what the First Amendment to the United States Constitution is meant to prevent."
Diane Stone, University of Canberra Ignoring protest from around the world, the Hungarian government has fast-tracked legislation
We often talk about creating safe spaces for students to discuss sensitive topics in the classroom, but learning often isn't safe. Sometimes safe spaces can let you down.
For a president attempting to lead a strategic vision, it's seldom possible to move forward without controversy when the
The first time a student will face the decision about whether to disclose is while writing his or her college application essay.
Some years ago after having made a decision to engage in administrative work the litany from my colleagues began: "I guess you have decided to go to the dark side." Recalling Darth Vader's hope that Luke will see the "darkness," I began to wonder what had drawn me away from the light.
More than a few academics take umbrage, and secretly scoff, at the conceit of professionals in their field, that the latter
Michelle A. Williams, an epidemiologist and professor at the School of Public Health, will lead the school as its next dean
"Allyship, in its best form, is constant work." It's the difference between identifying as an ally - someone who supports change versus someone who is part of a long-term process where trust and accountability are developed.
Through university courses, conferences, and reports facilitated by academic staff, the utility industry and its trade association, the Edison Electric Institute, have boosted lobbying efforts targeting state government officials and decision makers.
I am submitting my annual Christmas list with the hope that you will recognize how good my fellow college presidents and I have tried to be during the past year. We have strived to remain student-centered, faculty-friendly, alumni-attentive, constituent-conscious, and donor-diligent.
Colleges and universities talk up a blue streak about their commitment to diversity, in their student bodies and faculty
The major argument for free public college and university education is the same as for free public education in general: like the free public elementary, middle, and high schools already existing in the United States, free public higher education provides educational opportunity for all.
In a time when college enrollment is booming and college tuition is at an all-time high, the prospect of getting an upper-level degree and working at a college or university would seem like a sure bet for anyone. And yet, in 2015, a PhD does not guarantee a great living.