Ask a group of faculty members why they're wary of experimenting with new ways of teaching, and they're likely to assert that trying new things -- especially if they misfire -- can bring down their student evaluation numbers, and in turn hurt their chances for tenure or promotion.
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Modern institutions of higher education are finding it increasingly difficult to accomplish their primary mission.
Study challenges the idea that it is primarily parenthood that hinders women’s careers – but in Germany, the picture is very different
Chinese universities record strong performance in graduate employment, with 34 universities entering the world's top 500 universities for graduate employability, a latest ranking showed.
Wherever you live, and wherever you stand on the political spectrum, you probably believe that a significant share of the political elite in your country is irredeemably corrupt and unethical.
Two academic journals accepted, and then refused, a research paper on differences in intelligence between the sexes.
Since 2011, dozens of institutions have sworn not to undertake military-related research, but the country is now calling on academics to strengthen its defences
An accreditor places each college of the for-profit Center for Excellence in Higher Education on probation, finding misrepresentations to students and -- at one campus -- discriminatory attitudes toward students.
The past year has seen a significant uptick in concern by activists, companies and others about the impacts of plastic pollution on people and the environment.
Volkswagen has found a new way to use a 3D printer: To mass produce car parts.