From a "sponsor message" sent to me by the Chronicle of Higher Education "on behalf of Campus Management": Institutions are facing a convergence of forces that, combined with an outdated technology infrastructure, have created the need for a new approach in education technology: the On Demand Model for Higher Education. Discover the cornerstones of this […]
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Columbia University president Lee C. Bollinger is the highest paid president in the Ivy League, according to data compiled by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Bollinger made $3,389,917 in 2012, the most recent year that financial documents are available for nonprofit institutions. Show More Summary
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In a recent article about Shirley Jackson, the president since 1999 of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) -- a private university located in Troy, New York -- the Chronicle of Higher Education revealed that, in 2012 (the latest year for which statistics are available), she received over $7 million from that institution. Show More Summary
Chronicle of Higher Education, 36 Presidents of Private Colleges Earned More Than $1-Million in 2012 (complete salary data of 537 private college presidents here): Bloomberg Boston Globe New York Times Wall Street Journal Washington Post
The Chronicle of Higher Education just released its annual ranking of the highest paid presidents of private colleges, finding that 36 of those leaders earned more than $1 million in 2012. The median president made nearly $400,000. The...Show More Summary
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s annual list of the best compensated private college and university presidents has just come out with the latest data, for 2012, and the people on it may surprise you. According to the Chronicle, 36 presidents of private institutions of higher learning earned more than $1 million in 2012, though the […]
Being president of Rensselear Polytechnic Institute paid more than 15 times as much as being president of the United States in 2012, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education 's latest pay survey. Shirley Ann Jackson's total compensation added up to $7,143,312 for the year, millions more than...
Writing about how “in America, black children don’t get to be children,” Stacey Patton, a senior enterprise reporter at the Chronicle of Higher Education, broke my heart in one paragraph. Not because I was shocked by what she wrote, but because I know she is right. America does not extend the fundamental elements of childhood to black […]
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Chronicle of Higher Education, Colleges’ Prestige Doesn’t Guarantee a Top-Flight Learning Experience: [T]his year’s National Survey of Student Engagement [Nessie], which was released on Thursday,... took a stab at identifying educational quality on the institutional level, an attribute that is as important to higher education as it is hard...
Photo illustration by Andrea Levy for The Chronicle Review Inflammatory title, isn't it. Puzzled by how it could possibly happen? Then read on!A few days ago, The Chronicle of Higher Education published a piece called Neuroscience Is Ruining the Humanities. Show More Summary
An article in the Chronicle of Higher Education (via the always-excellent Mind Hacks) argues cogently that as a new torrent of data about the brain looms, we need to ensure that it is balanced by a corresponding development in theory. That must surely be right: but I wonder whether the torrent of new information is […]
Chronicle of Higher Education, New Data on Tuition and Fees for Thousands of Colleges:
Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: The Chronicle of Higher Education has an excellent piece arguing for more focus on developing good theories of the brain amid the cascade of cash for neuroscience methods. Moving Beyond Left Brain, Right Brain, Neuroskeptic goes in-depth with Michael Corballis. More neuronerd goodness from […]
Chronicle of Higher Education: The Forever Professors: Academics Who Don’t Retire Are Greedy, Selfish, and Bad For Students, by Laurie Fendrich (Hofstra): The 1994 law ending mandatory retirement at age 70 for university professors substantially mitigated the problem of age discrimination within universities. But out of this law a vexing...
Seriously, the Chronicle of Higher Education is wondering. Which one of these characters, who tend t0 be great at stopping evil plans to take over the world but aren't really the most stable otherwise, would you entrust with undergraduate and graduate education? Read more...
There’s an interesting article on Dan Kahan in today’s Chronicle of Higher Education. Kahan, for those who don’t know, is the current guru of science communication. His updating of the work of Mary Douglas is valuable; I always liked Douglas even though I found her politics unappealing. Show More Summary
That’s the title of a piece of mine the Chronicle of Higher Education ran a little while ago. It’s paywalled but they have graciously given me permission to republish it here. A little while ago, the University of Warwick was in the news for all the wrong reasons. Its longstanding legal firm, SGH Martineau, put […]