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On December 13th, 2019, Dr. Kevin Guskiewicz became the 12th chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
On December 13th, 2019, Dr. Kevin Guskiewicz became the 12th chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
 
Professor John Ellis has served on college faculties since 1963 and is now an emeritus professor at the University of California-Santa Cruz.
Professor John Ellis has served on college faculties since 1963 and is now an emeritus professor at the University of California-Santa Cruz.
 
College athletics is big business. And head coaches of successful teams have the salaries to prove it, particularly in football and men’s basketball.
College athletics is big business. And head coaches of successful teams have the salaries to prove it, particularly in football and men’s basketball.
 
The coronavirus pandemic has injected uncertainty into nearly every aspect of society—and higher education is no exception.
The coronavirus pandemic has injected uncertainty into nearly every aspect of society—and higher education is no exception.
 
Elizabeth Loftus is perhaps one of the world’s most renowned cognitive psychologists.
 
Timely graduation rates reveal a lot about how well colleges are fulfilling their academic mission.
 
What do conservatives want to conserve?
 
In the span of a few days, coronavirus has upended American higher education.
 
I will concentrate today on the economics of higher education—why it is so costly, and a few things we can do about it.
I will concentrate today on the economics of higher education—why it is so costly, and a few things we can do about it.
 
Education has lost one its most important disruptors: Clayton Christensen, PhD and distinguished professor at Harvard Business School.
Education has lost one its most important disruptors: Clayton Christensen, PhD and distinguished professor at Harvard Business School.
 
As the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus quickly rises in America, colleges have started to take action.
As the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus quickly rises in America, colleges have started to take action.
 
North Carolina public universities are more than just institutions of higher learning.
 
Once a hot degree, the MBA is now being questioned by more and more people.
 
In the spring of 2019, three professors at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill conducted a study to understand free speech and constructive dialogue on campus.
In the spring of 2019, three professors at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill conducted a study to understand free speech and constructive dialogue on campus.
 
Tara Westover and her family lived off the grid on Buck’s Peak, a mountainside in Idaho so remote that life there was anchored in “circles of perpetual change that, when complete, meant that nothing had changed at all.”
Tara Westover and her family lived off the grid on Buck’s Peak, a mountainside in Idaho so remote that life there was anchored in “circles of perpetual change that, when complete, meant that nothing had changed at all.”
 
It’s no secret that many of today’s students are ignorant of American history and of how American democracy works.
It’s no secret that many of today’s students are ignorant of American history and of how American democracy works.
 
In yet another window into the country’s polarized political environment, in 2017 the Pew Research Center surveyed Americans regarding their views of major civic institutions.
In yet another window into the country’s polarized political environment, in 2017 the Pew Research Center surveyed Americans regarding their views of major civic institutions.
 
It’s been a couple of months since Randy Ramsey became the chairman of the University of North Carolina System Board of Governors.
It’s been a couple of months since Randy Ramsey became the chairman of the University of North Carolina System Board of Governors.
 
Two recent stories that dominated academic Twitter were the cancellation of the Western Art History course at Yale and the incorporation of the 1619 Project in the school curricula in Buffalo, New York and Washington DC.
Two recent stories that dominated academic Twitter were the cancellation of the Western Art History course at Yale and the incorporation of the 1619 Project in the school curricula in Buffalo, New York and Washington DC.
 
At TEL Library we’ve taken a major step toward reducing the cost of college with the launch of our Courses-on-Demand program.
At TEL Library we’ve taken a major step toward reducing the cost of college with the launch of our Courses-on-Demand program.
 
The federal government has grown in importance for higher education for decades.
 
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education was founded in 1999 by University of Pennsylvania professor Alan Charles Kors and Boston civil liberties attorney Harvey Silverglate.
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education was founded in 1999 by University of Pennsylvania professor Alan Charles Kors and Boston civil liberties attorney Harvey Silverglate.
 
As students are pushed to attend college more than ever before, many of them are beginning to push back.
 
Food insecurity among American college students is a significant problem.
 
In 2014, the North Carolina legislature passed a law to curb “pension spiking” among public employees.
 
Private colleges that compete with public schools are scrambling to find a way to keep attracting students.
Private colleges that compete with public schools are scrambling to find a way to keep attracting students.
 
As college textbook prices have increased 88 percent since 2006, education reformers wonder how universities can make books more affordable.
As college textbook prices have increased 88 percent since 2006, education reformers wonder how universities can make books more affordable.
 
In his recent article, “Are Christian Colleges Worth the Debt Burden?” Douglas Oliver argues that Christian colleges have a responsibility to reduce the tuition they charge their students to avoid excessive borrowing.
In his recent article, “Are Christian Colleges Worth the Debt Burden?” Douglas Oliver argues that Christian colleges have a responsibility to reduce the tuition they charge their students to avoid excessive borrowing.
 
University marketers and grant-writers rely on people not being able to question their claims here.
University marketers and grant-writers rely on people not being able to question their claims here.
 
At a time when only 41 percent of college students graduate in four years—and only 56 percent in five years—colleges and universities across the country are phasing out the only truly objective measure of academic excellence and student success in the application process: standardized tests.
At a time when only 41 percent of college students graduate in four years—and only 56 percent in five years—colleges and universities across the country are phasing out the only truly objective measure of academic excellence and student success in the application process: standardized tests.
 
For years, a contentious and sometimes emotionally heated debate has raged over the issue of letting people discharge their student loan debts in bankruptcy.
For years, a contentious and sometimes emotionally heated debate has raged over the issue of letting people discharge their student loan debts in bankruptcy.
 
For most of the past century, the United States was the pre-eminent nation in science and technology.
 
On the recommendations of Washington and Lee’s “Commission on Institutional History and Community,” the board voted to close off the Recumbent Statue of Robert E. Lee in the university chapel that bears his name and to remove the name of John Robinson from an important campus building.
On the recommendations of Washington and Lee’s “Commission on Institutional History and Community,” the board voted to close off the Recumbent Statue of Robert E. Lee in the university chapel that bears his name and to remove the name of John Robinson from an important campus building.
 
The idea of a campus “safe space”—a university-sanctioned oasis where students can go to destress and feel at ease—has had its share of ridicule.
The idea of a campus “safe space”—a university-sanctioned oasis where students can go to destress and feel at ease—has had its share of ridicule.
 
Researchers have been grumbling about the state of scientific publishing for years.
Researchers have been grumbling about the state of scientific publishing for years.
 
After years of expansion, Communist Party-funded Confucius Institutes have seen the tide turn against them at American colleges.
After years of expansion, Communist Party-funded Confucius Institutes have seen the tide turn against them at American colleges.
 
The University of North Carolina system boasts a diverse set of institutions.
 
As director of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Campus Free Expression Project, I am always eager to get beyond the DC beltway to learn how students understand free expression on their particular campus.
As director of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Campus Free Expression Project, I am always eager to get beyond the DC beltway to learn how students understand free expression on their particular campus.
 
In the light of this hope I accept the topic which not only usage but the nature of our association seem to prescribe to this day—the American Scholar.
In the light of this hope I accept the topic which not only usage but the nature of our association seem to prescribe to this day—the American Scholar.
 
As we move into 2020, it is important to assess where we are with the uniquely American phenomenon of elite, commercialized college sports.
As we move into 2020, it is important to assess where we are with the uniquely American phenomenon of elite, commercialized college sports.
 
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