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Glenn, David – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
First-year college students are significantly more likely to drop out if their high-stakes "gatekeeper courses" are taught by part-time instructors, according to the findings of a study presented during the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association last week. The paper is the latest in a long parade of studies suggesting that…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Adjunct Faculty, Part Time Faculty, College Faculty
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2005
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This March 4, 2005 issue of "Chronicle of Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "Advanced Symptoms of Advanced Degrees" (Douglas, Lawrence; George,…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Mathematics Education, Biology, Student Financial Aid
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2005
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This March 11, 2005 issue of "Chronicle of Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "Don't Get Goggle-Eyed Over Google's Plan to Digitize" (Herring, Mark Y.);…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Literature, Foreign Countries, Islam
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2005
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This May 27, 2005 issue of "Chronicle of Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "Fullbright of the Mind" (Phelps, Christopher); (2) "The Matchmaker:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, College Faculty, Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2005
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This May 20, 2005 issue of "Chronicle of Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "At Franklin & Marshall, Ringing in the New Generation" (Biemiller,…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Higher Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2004
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This January 9, 2004 issue of "Chronicle of Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "Regional Accreditors Penalize 13 Institutions in New England and the…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), State Legislation, Physicians, Publishing Industry
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2004
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This June 18, 2004 issue of "Chronicle for Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "What Would Higher Education Do with $6-Billion a Year?" (Shireman,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Finance, Language Patterns, Foreign Countries
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2004
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This March 19, 2004 issue of "Chronicle of Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "A Support Group for Terminal Grad Students" (Douglas, Lawrence; George,…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Higher Education, Creative Teaching, Affirmative Action
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2004
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This July 9, 2004 issue of "Chronicle of Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "Learning Communities Can Be Cohesive-And Divisive" (Jaffee, David); (2)…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Freshmen, Cooperative Learning, College Presidents
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2004
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This July 2, 2004 issue of "Chronicle of Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "The Provost as Gatekeeper: A Former Provost Offers Advice on Managing the…
Descriptors: Department Heads, Tenure, College Faculty, Plagiarism
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2004
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This November 26, 2004 issue of "Chronicle for Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "A Question of Degrees" (Contreras, Alan); (2) "Democratize the…
Descriptors: Academic Degrees, Higher Education, Democracy, Textbooks
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2004
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This December 17, 2004 issue of "Chronicle for Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "Here's the Problem with Being So 'Smart'" (Williams, Jeffrey J.); (2)…
Descriptors: Social Change, Higher Education, Tuition, Popular Culture
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2004
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This May 28, 2004 issue of "Chronicle for Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "Thailand to Open a University in Muslim Region, to Defuse Tension"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Muslims, Access to Education, Immigrants