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Has The College Sports Arms Race Spiraled Out Of Control?

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

$10.3 billion. That's how much college athletic programs have received in student fees and other subsidies in just the last five years, according to an analysis from The Huffington Post and The Chronicle for Higher Education. On this...Show More Summary

Kansas Professor On Leave Because Her 'Discourse' Is Allegedly 'Uncomfortable, Unhelpful, and Blatantly Discriminatory'

Does the University of Kansas harbor a racist in its midst? That’s the implication of this story, from the Chronicle of Higher Education: A professor at the University of Kansas at Lawrence is on leave while the university investigates a complaint accusing her of racially discriminatory behavior in class, the Lawrence Journal-World reports. Show More Summary

Here's Why College Costs So Much

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

  Last week, The Huffington Post and The Chronicle for Higher Education published an investigation revealing that public universities are subsidizing their athletic programs to the tune of $10.3 billion a year. Millions of students are paying fees they don’t know about to support sports they don’t watch. Show More Summary

Morning Reads – Tuesday, November 17, 2015

An in-depth investigation by the Chronicle of Higher Education and the Huffington Post uncovers massive subsidies of college athletic programs by students who are mostly disinterested in college athletic programs. Their prime example? GSU (the one in Atlanta). In Macon, GPB asks what comes after public housing? More on the Palmetto Pipeline, Kinder Morgan, and …

Hey, The Chronicle of Higher Education used my photo of Camille Paglia for its interview.

Here. I put a Creative Commons license on it, and they gave me credit, so it's perfectly legit. Here's the old blog post from 2005, with numerous photos, covering an appearance by Paglia in a local Borders Bookstore: "Try to surviveShow More Summary

Writer Says Women Shouldn’t be Able to See Ultrasound of Their Baby Before an Abortion

Washington Post opinion writer Catherine Rampell has impressive credentials, including previous stints at the New York Times, NPR, and the Chronicle of Higher Education. So since her work includes an “emphasis on data-driven journalism,” you might think she would at least consider the possibility that the advocacy piece she relies on for her most recent […]

The Chronicle of Higher Education Does Sledgehammer

I have written here frequently about the sham trials that Turkey’s strongman Recep Tayyip Erdogan used – along with his then allies, the Gülen movement – to topple the secularist establishment and solidify his hold on power. Among those targeted...

Weekly Legal Education Roundup

Above the Law, Ask The Professor: Who’s To Blame For The Falling Bar Exam Pass Rates? David Barnhizer (Cleveland State), A Quartet of Essays on Scholarship Chronicle of Higher Education, How Fafsa’s New Reliance on Older Tax Data Could Affect Colleges Education Dive, Law School Admissions Officers Predict First Application...

Do Facts Matter in the Battle Over Guns on College Campuses?

Today the Chronicle of Higher Education featured a story about the battle over concealed carry on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin. In June, Texas passed “campus carry,” which will eventually allow concealed-carry permit holders to carry weapons into buildings on campus. Show More Summary

Alice Goffman’s implausible defense

More than a month after the Chronicle of Higher Education published a 10,000-word article pointing out that it’s likely a lot of incidents related in Alice Goffman’s book On the Run didn’t actually happen, including several that she claimed to have witnessed herself, this is apparently the best defense she has been able to elicit […]

Whistle-blower alleges academic misconduct in UCLA men’s basketball program

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

A report in the Chronicle of Higher Education details how the UCLA men’s basketball program kept some of its players academically eligible despite missed classes, instances of plagiarism and grade changes that appeared to violate school policy. The accusations were brought by Will Collier, the basketball team’s academic coordinator until January, when he left for […]

Non-Sequiturs: 10.09.15

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

A biting take on legal system reform. [The Onion] A law school class that actually changed something. [Chronicle of Higher Education] Justin Bieber's lawyers send around nasty notes after naked pics of the singer go viral. [TMZ] Paid justice? Prosecutors are paid by an insurance company for "handling" their cases. Show More Summary

Academic Journal Rockets To #1 Scholarly Impact Ranking Through Self-Citation

Chronicle of Higher Education, What Happens When a Scholarly Journal Constantly Cites Itself?: The Journal of Criminal Justice has been on a roll. Once considered a somewhat middling publication — not in the same league as top journals like Criminology and Justice Quarterly — it is now ranked No. 1...

TaxProf Blog Weekend Roundup

Saturday: This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts IRS Releases Summer 2015 SOI Bulletin Chronicle Of Higher Education: The Law School Co-Deaning Trend The IRS Scandal, Day 870 Sunday: Columbia Memorial Service For Marvin Chirelstein The Top 5 Tax Paper Downloads Public Attitudes Towards Prayer, Wealth, Health, And Tax...

Chronicle Of Higher Education: The Law School Co-Deaning Trend

Following up on my previous posts (links below) on the growing practice of law school co-deans: Chronicle of Higher Education, A Deanship Divided in 2: Sometimes, it seems, just the right person to fill a top post is two people. The provost of the University of New Mexico concluded as...


There's an interesting article in the Chronicle of Higher Education on an antitrust suit challenging an alleged no-poaching agreement between Duke and UNC. Cooperation or Collusion? Lawsuit Accuses Duke and UNC of Faculty Non-Poaching Deal. It may not match the...

14 Queer People Get Candid About Day-To-Day Life In College

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

14 college students recently sat down at a Campus Pride event to discuss day-to-day life navigating higher education as LGBTQ people. Released by The Chronicle of Higher Education, the #ASKME video's intention is for faculty and staff...Show More Summary

What LGBTQ Students Want Their Teachers to Know

For those young people fortunate enough to go to college, the years of classes, grades, and campus life are a time of questioning, learning, and expanded horizons. But as a video shared today by the Chronicle of Higher Education shows,...Show More Summary

Thousands of graduates of a bankrupt college who still owe billions in loans finally got some good news

A US bankruptcy court in Delaware approved a liquidation plan for Corinthian Colleges Inc. that included a potential win for former students of the for-profit college chain, The Chronicle of Higher Education reported last week. The court...Show More Summary

A Postcard from–

My Johns Hopkins colleague Hollis Robbins (director of the JHU Center for Africana Studies and chair of the humanities department at the Peabody Institute)  recently wrote an article for The Chronicle of Higher Education’s The Chronicle Review that dovetailed with some of the thinking I was… Continue reading ?

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