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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

4 weeks 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 ?

Behind Science Fraud, Chapter 10

(Steven Hayward) Time to update our series on science fraud from a few months ago, with news of a blockbuster research review effort that is making waves this week. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports today: A decade ago, John P.A. Show More Summary

Does Student Assessment Work? Yes.

Following up on Wednesday's post, Why Don't We Ever Assess The Value Of The Student Assessment Mania?: Chronicle of Higher Education op-ed: Does Assessment Make Colleges Better? Let Me Count the Ways, by Joan Hawthorne (University of North Dakota): Erik Gilbert’s recent commentary in The Chronicle, "Does Assessment Make Colleges...

The Real History of Assessment

It’s been a long time since I’ve let myself be annoyed by something in the Chronicle of Higher Education. I take some pride in that because one of the Chronicles’ chief purposes is to keep us all informed where, when, and for what reason the sky is falling. Yesterday, Prof. Joan Hawthorne, the Director of… Read More ?

Chronicle Of Higher Education: Why Don't We Ever Assess The Value Of The Student Assessment Mania?

Chronicle of Higher Education op-ed: Does Assessment Make Colleges Better? Who Knows?, by Erik Gilbert (Associate Dean, Arkansas State): Has anyone looked into whether assessing student-learning outcomes over many years has made American colleges, or students, better in some way? Has anyone tried to compare institutions with different approaches to...

Barton: The Upside Of The Law School Crisis

Following up on my previous post (here and here): Chronicle of Higher Education, The Upside of the Legal Profession's Crisis, by Benjamin H. Barton (Tennessee); author, Glass Half Full The Decline and Rebirth of the Legal Profession (Oxford University Press, 2015)): Four different interlocking trends are squeezing American lawyers and...

Torture Psychology and the American Psychological Association (APA): An Excellent Overview

An excellent overview written by Tom Bartlett in the Chronicle of Higher Education about Torture Psychology and the APA. What a Bombshell Report Tells Us About the APA’s Abetting of Torture by Tom Bartlett (@tebartl) Chronicle of Higher Education 13 July 2015 Read the article here


Chronicle of Higher Education: @AcademicsSay: The Story Behind a Social-Media Experiment, by Nathan Hall (McGill): I am not an intellectual, leading expert, or public scholar. I am a rank-and-file academic with the job of balancing respectable research with acceptable teaching evaluations and sitting on enough committees to not be asked...

Nobel Laureate: Replace Student Evaluations With Compliance With Best Practices

Chronicle of Higher Education, Amid Criticism of Student Evaluations, Nobel Laureate Offers Alternative: The list of complaints about how colleges conduct course evaluations is long and seems to keep getting longer. A survey released last week of thousands of professors by the American Association of University Professors found that student...

Daily dose: Training worker drones edition

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Business Can Pay to Train Its Own Work Force (Chronicle of Higher Ed) -- This is how employment is supposed to work. Companies hire broadly educated workers, invest in appropriate training, and reap the profits of a specialized work force. Show More Summary

Supervisor’s Support of Adjunct Union Did Not Taint Election, NLRB Rules

By Peter Schmidt, The Chronicle of Higher Education The National Labor Relations Board has upheld a unionization vote by adjunct instructors at a California college after determining that the election had not been tainted by a supervisor’s support for their organization.

A Leftish Defense of the Objectivity of Truth

Here in The Chronicle of Higher Education. You know you are dealing with a lefty when he gets off the phrase, "climate-change denial." Memo to Peter Lupu: I would like to hear your opinion of this article. You might subject...

"Politics, and the Ouster of a Popular President, Cloud UNC’s Search for a New Leader "

The Chronicle of Higher Education has an article on the search for a new UNC system president and how the Board of Governors denies that they are trying to destroy the university system but this is what is truly galling: In fact, turnout was light at all four of the...

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