Liz McMillen, longtime editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education, explains how a substantial body of evidence suggests that female academics, who were already disproportionately burdened, have been hit especially hard by the pandemic.
Teresa Manning, Policy Director for the National Association of Scholars, argues that the qualified immunity that public college administrators enjoy when making decisions about student constitutional freedoms has resulted in a culture that lac
Host Daniel Barwick interviews authors Laura Hamilton and Kelly Nielsen, who argue that California has made decisions about UC that have impoverished campuses in a number of ways, limited access, and created segregation.
The 4th season of the Mortarboard begins with a bang...Dr. Daniel Barwick discusses the recent proposals for free community college, and examines a never-before-used threat to tenure at John Carroll University, in an interview with Inside Highe
According to Lumina Foundation, with enrollment dropping steadily and the majority of costs fixed, colleges and universities are currently spending $50B a year on space, services, and personnel they don't need, says Lumina CFO Brad Kelsheimer.
UNC-Chapel Hill's history professor Jay Smith talks to host Daniel Barwick about how the university mismanaged its original COVID planning, and then mismanaged its responses to the resulting outbreaks.
Online education expert Joe Sallustio explains to host Daniel Barwick that the pandemic will only accelerate the demolition of the theoretical, psychological, and practical barriers to online education.
Professor and game designer Ian Bogost explains to host Daniel Barwick that worries about the fate of higher ed are misguided, because prominent critics mistake college’s secondary purpose, education, for its primary one, collegiate life.
In this two-guest episode, Dan talks to Nancy Reasland of Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa, about how the college has been so successful fighting the spread of Covid-19, and Jeff Selingo explains how the college admissions process is built
Eddy Conroy of Temple University's Hope Center explains how the Center collects data about the plight of students both prior to and during the pandemic, and offers next steps for helping students meet the challenges they face.
Higher education requires students to sign COVID-19 waivers, behavior codes, and pledges, and then expels them when they break the rules. Behavioral specialist Jennifer Howell of the University of California - Merced explains why the push to bl
What are the long-term effects of the pandemic on collegiate sports? Daniel Barwick interviews Doshia Woods, Heach Coach of the University of Denver's women's basketball team, and Kiyoshi Harris, of Netflix's "Last Chance U" fame and Head Coach