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College credentials still loom large in hiring. But a new survey of HR leaders finds growing interest in skills-based hiring, online microcredentials and prehire assessments.

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Bennett College will have to appeal to keep its accreditation, while St. Augustine's was taken off probation. Although the historically black institutions' fates may be different, both struggled under the same pressures.
Catholic University says tenured faculty member admitted to sexual relationship with graduate student he hired as assistant. UPDATE: The professor responds.
Some fear that institutions are too focused on tuition revenue.

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Scott McLemee reviews Jeffrey Melnick's Creepy Crawling: Charles Manson and the Many Lives of America's Most Infamous Family.

Career Advice

Seemingly consensual relationships are not truly so when power differentials are vast, argues an anonymous Ph.D. student.

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GradHacker

December 14, 2018
Figuring out your purpose in graduate school, with a little help from watching 90's Sci-Fi.

Library Babel Fish

December 14, 2018
Don't look down on amateurs - they know more than we realize.

Call to Action: Marketing and Communications in Higher Education

December 14, 2018
Higher ed marketers must work closely with fundraisers to ensure their institution’s success in the era of 24/7 fundraising

Conversations on Diversity

December 14, 2018
Why did the New Yorker piece on the Kevin Hart / Oscars scandal ignore his race?

Technology and Learning

December 13, 2018
Should sustainable economic growth be our first priority?

Confessions of a Community College Dean

December 13, 2018
What’s the best campus (or corporate) acronym you’ve seen?

Just Visiting

December 13, 2018
Mark Bresnan of Colorado St. University asks a common question with a complicated answer.

Online: Trending Now

December 12, 2018
The growing use of voice search and virtual digital assistants will have an increasing impact on how we deliver, search for and market higher education.

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