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14 juin 2015

CAEPed Crusader Ousted

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation has weathered more than its fair share of turbulence in its few years in existence, perhaps the inevitable result of its origins (a merger between two unequal and competing accreditors) and its mission (tougher standards in a field long criticized for settling for lesser ones). That the organization has accomplished what it has, let alone survived at all, is arguably a victory. Read more...

14 juin 2015

Among Students Bound for College, Confusion Persists on Paying for It

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . Report: “studentPOLL”
Organizations: Art & Science Group and ACT
Summary: The latest iteration of “studentPOLL” asked a national sample of college-bound students who had taken the ACT about paying for college. The survey was conducted in February, after students had applied to college but before most admissions and financial-aid decisions had been made. More...

14 juin 2015

Education Dept. Official Responds to Inquiry Into Release of Student’s Therapy Records

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . A U.S. Education Department official expressed concern in a letter this week over an apparent loophole in the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, or Ferpa, that could allow colleges to view and release students’ counseling records. More...

14 juin 2015

Education Dept. Says It Will Forgive Debt of Many Corinthian Students

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . As it announced a plan on Monday to forgive the debt incurred by many former students of Corinthian Colleges, the U.S. Department of Education promised reforms that could make it easier for other students who feel they have been defrauded by colleges to seek loan forgiveness. More...

14 juin 2015

Little Love Lost in the Letters Between Dick Durbin and ITT

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . The letters that passed between the 19th-century poets Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning are renowned for their lyrical expressions of mutual love. The much-more-recent correspondence between U.S. Sen. Richard J. Durbin and executives of ITT Educational Services? Not so much. More...

14 juin 2015

Barnard Joins Growing List of Women’s Colleges That Welcome Transgender Applicants

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . Barnard College announced on Thursday that it would join the fast-growing number of women’s colleges with clarified admissions policies for transgender students. More...

14 juin 2015

‘The Washington Post’ Shares Dozens of Accounts of Campus Rape

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . Often lost in the conversation about campus sexual assault are the voices of victims — both male and female.
A new project by The Washington Post features those voices prominently. A new page on the Post’s website, with short features on 50 victims of sexual assault, is part of the project. More...

14 juin 2015

Two-Thirds of Older Tenured Faculty Members Will Work Past 67, Report Says

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . Two-thirds of tenured faculty members age 50 or older plan to work past the age of 67, a survey by the TIAA-CREF Institute has found. More...

14 juin 2015

Female Scientists Mock Nobel Laureate’s Remarks With #DistractinglySexy Campaign

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . Earlier this week the biochemist Richard T. (Tim) Hunt unleashed the following monologue to an unsuspecting audience at a journalism conference in South Korea:

Let me tell you about my trouble with girls. Three things happen when they are in the lab: You fall in love with them, they fall in love with you, and when you criticize them they cry.

Since he made those remarks, which prompted Mr. Hunt to apologize and resign from an honorary professorship at University College London, women in the lab have added a fourth item to the list of things they do: mock Mr. Hunt on Twitter. More...

14 juin 2015

Will You Make Me the Happiest Co-Author in the World? (She Said Yes.)

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . Maybe the paleontologist Caleb M. Brown wanted to give his acknowledgments section some extra spice. See if you can spot the anomaly in the fine print of a recent paper, “A New Horned Dinosaur Reveals Convergent Evolution in Cranial Ornamentation in Ceratopsidae,” that he co-wrote in the journal Current Biology. More...

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