Home > Uncategorized > The Chronicle of Higher Education Weekly Briefing

The Chronicle of Higher Education Weekly Briefing

Weekly Briefing

Monday, December 19, 2016


Sign up for this newsletter

This Week’s Highlights


Amid Lurid Allegations, Minnesota Football Team Drops Threatened Boycott

By Katherine Mangan

Last Thursday the team demanded that the university reinstate 10 players suspended for alleged sexual assaults. But by Saturday, extraordinary details of the gang rape had been disclosed.

After Trump’s Election, Political Scientists Feel New Urgency 

By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz

Some scholars say the field should focus on the defense of civic principles.

Why a Novel Way to Pay for College Appeals to Conservatives 

By Beckie Supiano

Proponents of income-share agreements, in which investors finance students’ educations in return for a percentage of their earnings, say the concept should have bipartisan support. But that might be elusive.

How Ethics Training Adds Value for Business Students

By Ruth Hammond

It make them attractive to employers, for one thing, says Joyce Russell, who became dean of Villanova University’s School of Business this past summer.

The Chronicle Review


Symbols and Speech 

By Jonathan Holloway and John Fabian Witt

An intellectual framework for the debate over renaming campus buildings.

Commentary


Racism Was Served by Silence. Justice Requires Free Speech for All.

By Jonathan Zimmerman

If students think a faculty member is racist, they have every right to say so. But nobody has a right to limit someone else’s speech.

Advice


From Doctoral Study to Administration

By Jennifer S. Furlong and Julie Miller Vick

What to expect and how to prepare for a career in campus administration.

People


How Politics Shapes the Making of Higher-Education Regulations 

By Beckie Supiano

Research shows that there tends to be more activity when Democrats have control of Congress and the White House. One expert explains why she still expects to see increased action under a Trump administration.

Lingua Franca

Where Are the Happiness Boys?

The caricature of the English-professor advocates of laxity with their “softness” and cozy professorships has endured down the decades, says Geoff Pullum. But where are they?

ProfHacker

Working Over

With the winter break almost upon us, Anastasia Salter offers tips for making the most of it.

Vitae — for Your Academic Life


How to Stretch Your Start-Up Dollars

Rule No. 1: Never pay retail in a new lab.

Revision Is Essential in Teaching, Too

You don’t expect to sit down and write a journal article in one go. Why would creating a course be any different?

Job-Market Diaries: An English Instructor

After six years of teaching, an adjunct lands a tenure-track position at a community college.

Do You Speak Résumé?

The first column in this series on transforming your CV examines how to effectively describe what you do on a résumé.

Tools & Resources


Use the Top-Rated Recruiting Practice
Learn why 94 percent of recruiters use, or plan to use, some form of social networking, such as Vitae, for their recruiting. Schedule your demo.

Your Guide to the Ins and Outs of Negotiating in Academe
Kudos on having an offer in hand. But that’s just the starting point for negotiations. Our experts tell you how to weigh the terms and broker a better outcome. Download it here.

THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION
1255 Twenty-Third St., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20037

 Like us on Facebook
 Follow us on Twitter
 Add us on Google+
Subscribe Today

Get the insight you need for success in academe.

Stop receiving this newsletter

Copyright © 2016 The Chronicle of Higher Education

In new window

The Weekly Briefing: Amid Lurid Allegations, Minnesota Football Team Drops Threatened Boycott

Inbox
x

The Chronicle <today@chronicle.com>

9:10 AM (22 minutes ago)

Reply
to me

 

Weekly Briefing

Monday, December 19, 2016


Sign up for this newsletter

This Week’s Highlights


Amid Lurid Allegations, Minnesota Football Team Drops Threatened Boycott

By Katherine Mangan

Last Thursday the team demanded that the university reinstate 10 players suspended for alleged sexual assaults. But by Saturday, extraordinary details of the gang rape had been disclosed.

After Trump’s Election, Political Scientists Feel New Urgency premium

By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz

Some scholars say the field should focus on the defense of civic principles.

Why a Novel Way to Pay for College Appeals to Conservatives premium

By Beckie Supiano

Proponents of income-share agreements, in which investors finance students’ educations in return for a percentage of their earnings, say the concept should have bipartisan support. But that might be elusive.

How Ethics Training Adds Value for Business Students

By Ruth Hammond

It make them attractive to employers, for one thing, says Joyce Russell, who became dean of Villanova University’s School of Business this past summer.

The Chronicle Review


Symbols and Speech premium

By Jonathan Holloway and John Fabian Witt

An intellectual framework for the debate over renaming campus buildings.

Commentary


Racism Was Served by Silence. Justice Requires Free Speech for All.

By Jonathan Zimmerman

If students think a faculty member is racist, they have every right to say so. But nobody has a right to limit someone else’s speech.

Advice


From Doctoral Study to Administration

By Jennifer S. Furlong and Julie Miller Vick

What to expect and how to prepare for a career in campus administration.

People


How Politics Shapes the Making of Higher-Education Regulations premium

By Beckie Supiano

Research shows that there tends to be more activity when Democrats have control of Congress and the White House. One expert explains why she still expects to see increased action under a Trump administration.

Blogs


Lingua Franca

Where Are the Happiness Boys?

The caricature of the English-professor advocates of laxity with their “softness” and cozy professorships has endured down the decades, says Geoff Pullum. But where are they?

ProfHacker

Working Over

With the winter break almost upon us, Anastasia Salter offers tips for making the most of it.

Vitae — for Your Academic Life


How to Stretch Your Start-Up Dollars

Rule No. 1: Never pay retail in a new lab.

Revision Is Essential in Teaching, Too

You don’t expect to sit down and write a journal article in one go. Why would creating a course be any different?

Job-Market Diaries: An English Instructor

After six years of teaching, an adjunct lands a tenure-track position at a community college.

Do You Speak Résumé?

The first column in this series on transforming your CV examines how to effectively describe what you do on a résumé.

Tools & Resources


Use the Top-Rated Recruiting Practice
Learn why 94 percent of recruiters use, or plan to use, some form of social networking, such as Vitae, for their recruiting. Schedule your demo.

Your Guide to the Ins and Outs of Negotiating in Academe
Kudos on having an offer in hand. But that’s just the starting point for negotiations. Our experts tell you how to weigh the terms and broker a better outcome. Download it here.

THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION
1255 Twenty-Third St., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20037

 Like us on Facebook
 Follow us on Twitter
 Add us on Google+
Subscribe Today

Get the insight you need for success in academe.

Stop receiving this newsletter

Copyright © 2016 The Chronicle of Higher Education

2 of 73

 
 
Print all
In new window

The Weekly Briefing: Amid Lurid Allegations, Minnesota Football Team Drops Threatened Boycott

Inbox
x

The Chronicle <today@chronicle.com>

9:10 AM (22 minutes ago)

Reply
to me

 

Weekly Briefing

Monday, December 19, 2016


Sign up for this newsletter

This Week’s Highlights


Amid Lurid Allegations, Minnesota Football Team Drops Threatened Boycott

By Katherine Mangan

Last Thursday the team demanded that the university reinstate 10 players suspended for alleged sexual assaults. But by Saturday, extraordinary details of the gang rape had been disclosed.

After Trump’s Election, Political Scientists Feel New Urgency premium

By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz

Some scholars say the field should focus on the defense of civic principles.

Why a Novel Way to Pay for College Appeals to Conservatives premium

By Beckie Supiano

Proponents of income-share agreements, in which investors finance students’ educations in return for a percentage of their earnings, say the concept should have bipartisan support. But that might be elusive.

How Ethics Training Adds Value for Business Students

By Ruth Hammond

It make them attractive to employers, for one thing, says Joyce Russell, who became dean of Villanova University’s School of Business this past summer.

The Chronicle Review


Symbols and Speech premium

By Jonathan Holloway and John Fabian Witt

An intellectual framework for the debate over renaming campus buildings.

Commentary


Racism Was Served by Silence. Justice Requires Free Speech for All.

By Jonathan Zimmerman

If students think a faculty member is racist, they have every right to say so. But nobody has a right to limit someone else’s speech.

Advice


From Doctoral Study to Administration

By Jennifer S. Furlong and Julie Miller Vick

What to expect and how to prepare for a career in campus administration.

People


How Politics Shapes the Making of Higher-Education Regulations premium

By Beckie Supiano

Research shows that there tends to be more activity when Democrats have control of Congress and the White House. One expert explains why she still expects to see increased action under a Trump administration.

Blogs


Lingua Franca

Where Are the Happiness Boys?

The caricature of the English-professor advocates of laxity with their “softness” and cozy professorships has endured down the decades, says Geoff Pullum. But where are they?

ProfHacker

Working Over

With the winter break almost upon us, Anastasia Salter offers tips for making the most of it.

Vitae — for Your Academic Life


How to Stretch Your Start-Up Dollars

Rule No. 1: Never pay retail in a new lab.

Revision Is Essential in Teaching, Too

You don’t expect to sit down and write a journal article in one go. Why would creating a course be any different?

Job-Market Diaries: An English Instructor

After six years of teaching, an adjunct lands a tenure-track position at a community college.

Do You Speak Résumé?

The first column in this series on transforming your CV examines how to effectively describe what you do on a résumé.

Tools & Resources


Use the Top-Rated Recruiting Practice
Learn why 94 percent of recruiters use, or plan to use, some form of social networking, such as Vitae, for their recruiting. Schedule your demo.

Your Guide to the Ins and Outs of Negotiating in Academe
Kudos on having an offer in hand. But that’s just the starting point for negotiations. Our experts tell you how to weigh the terms and broker a better outcome. Download it here.

THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION
1255 Twenty-Third St., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20037

 Like us on Facebook
 Follow us on Twitter
 Add us on Google+
Subscribe Today

Get the insight you need for success in academe.

Stop receiving this newsletter

Copyright © 2016 The Chronicle of Higher Education

Advertisements
Categories: Uncategorized
  1. No comments yet.
  1. No trackbacks yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: