ERIC Number: EJ715309
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jan-23
Reference Count: N/A
Chronicle of Higher Education. Volume 50, Number 20, January 23, 2004
Chronicle of Higher Education, v50 n20 Jan 2004
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This January 23, 2004 issue of "Chronicle for Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "Never Mind: An Assistant Professor Who Thought about Quitting Academe has a Change of Heart" (Thomas, Mandy); (2) "Should I Go to Law School? Two Former Graduate Students Talk about Why They Abandoned Academe for the Legal World" (Basalla, Susan); (3) "The Academic Pyramid Club: The Getting and Giving of Letters of Recommendation Is a Chain of Favors Constantly Repaid" (Lang, James M.); (4) "Legislation to Improve Graduation Rates Could Have the Opposite Effect" (Swail, Watson Scott); (5) "Hesperus Readers Must Be Accompanied by a Minor" (Romano, Carlin); (6) "Texas' 10-Percent Plan: The Truth behind the Numbers" (Tienda, Marta; Niu, Sunny); (7) "The Tyranny of Choice" (Schwartz, Barry); (8) "Cataloging Harvard's Ephemera" (Biemiller, Lawrence); (9) "Blair Government Proposes Raising Tuition, Angering Many in Britain" (Labi, Aisha); (10) "Hindu Protesters Attack Prestigious Research Institute in India" (Overland, Martha Ann); (11) "2 Nigerian Universities Impose Dress Codes: Student Leaders and Women's Groups Attribute the Change to the Growing Influence of Islamic Fundamentalists" (Kigotho, Wachira); (12) "Top Chinese University to Introduce Tenure: Move by Peking U. is Called a Key to Becoming 'World Class', but Some Professors Oppose It" (Lin-Liu, Jen); (13) "NCAA Convention Goes Small-Time: Tightening of Rules in Division III Takes the Spotlight, but Not All Changes Are Approved" (Jacobson, Jennifer; Suggs, Welch); (14) "Show Them You Care: Want to Get into College? E-Mail that Admissions Officer Now" (Young, Jeffrey R.); (15) "Faculty Pressure Helps U. of California Cut a Deal with Major Journal Publisher" (Foster, Andrew L.); (16) "Professor Wants to Offer High-Speed Internet at Low Cost to Detroit's Poor" (Carnevan); (17) "At the University of Michigan: A Flu Vaccine that Skips the Needle" (Blumenstyk, Goldie); (18) "Colleges Criticize Congressional Proposal to Dictate Credit-Transfer Rules" (Burd, Stephen); (19) "A House Divided over Tuition-Control Bill: Republicans Are Split on Proposal to Penalize Colleges for Raising Prices" (Burd, Stephen); (20) "Q&A: The Democratic Candidates on Higher Education"; (21) "How the Democratic Candidates View Academe: Presidential Contenders Criticize Colleges for Rising Costs and Low Graduation Rates" (Selingo, Jeffrey); (22) "Mars Mania: Weary but Ecstatic, University Scientists Grab Their Chance to Explore the Red Planet" (Monastersky, Richard); (23) "Verbatim" (Jacobson, Jennifer); (24) "College of the Ozarks Fires 5 Whistle-Blowing Instructors" (Foster, Andrea L.); (25) "Women Underrepresented in Sciences at Top Research Universities, Study Finds" (Wilson, Robin); (26) "Louts in the Lab: Duke U. Looks for Ways to Stop the Discrimination and Harassment that Women Continue to Face in Physics; Some Male Professors Call It a Smear Campaign" (Wilson, Robin); (27) "Racing toward a Cure" (Lipka, Sara); and (28) "Endowments Post First Gain in 3 Years, but Some still Lag" (Pulley, John L.).
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Persistence, Law Schools, Graduate Students, Legislation, Graduation Rate, College Admission, Access to Education, Foreign Countries, Tuition, Activism, Dress Codes, Islamic Culture, Tenure, College Athletics, Publishing Industry, Poverty, Access to Computers, Disease Control, Educational Legislation, College Credits, Political Candidates, Astronomy, Women Faculty, Science Education, Gender Discrimination, Job Security, Endowment Funds, Medical Research
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Journal Articles
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: Teachers; Administrators
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Identifiers - Location: China; India; Michigan; Nigeria; Texas; United Kingdom