Careers News - Higher Education
After Decades of Pushing Bachelor’s Degrees, U.S. Needs More Tradespeople

After Decades of Pushing Bachelor’s Degrees, U.S. Needs More Tradespeople

by Matt Krupnick, The Hechinger Report | September 6, 2017
FONTANA, Calif. — At a steel factory dwarfed by the adjacent Auto Club Speedway, Fernando Esp [...] Read more
Scholar: Graduate Research Internships a Resource to Fill STEM Workforce Gap

Scholar: Graduate Research Internships a Resource to Fill STEM Workforce Gap

by Erick C. Jones | August 30, 2017
Expanding opportunities for more students to take advantage of graduate research internships mi [...] Read more

Diversity Remains a Challenge in Academic Libraries

by Gia Savage |
A new survey reveals that leadership roles within academic libraries become less diverse as emp [...] Read more
Experts: True Equality for Women Still not a Reality

Experts: True Equality for Women Still not a Reality

by | August 27, 2017
Despite 97 years of progress fighting for gender equality in political offices, in the workplac [...] Read more
Study: One-fifth of Americans Find Workplace Hostile or Threatening

Study: One-fifth of Americans Find Workplace Hostile or Threatening

by Paul Wiseman, Associated Press | August 14, 2017
WASHINGTON — The American workplace is grueling, stressful and surprisingly hostile. So concl [...] Read more

Report: Good Jobs Available for Those Without Bachelor’s

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | July 26, 2017
Despite the decline of manufacturing that made good jobs for high school graduates a rarity, th [...] Read more

ACE Names Ted Mitchell President

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | July 20, 2017
Former U.S. Under Secretary of Education Ted Mitchell has been named as the 13th president of t [...] Read more
Veterans Groups’ Objective: Defend Educational Protections

Veterans Groups’ Objective: Defend Educational Protections

by Monica Levitan | July 18, 2017
After hearing that the Trump Administration is taking action to decrease students’ financial [...] Read more
Women of Color Remain Invisible in Leading College Athletics

Women of Color Remain Invisible in Leading College Athletics

by A.K. Brunini | July 16, 2017
Women of color continue to be an invisible minority when it comes to college sports. A recent s [...] Read more
Industry Pitching In to Support Higher Ed ESL

Industry Pitching In to Support Higher Ed ESL

by Lois Elfman | June 27, 2017
At the request of companies within its community, Bucks County Community College in Pennsylvani [...] Read more

Professor Durden’s Firing Highlights Adjuncts’ Shaky Footing

by Catherine Morris | June 26, 2017
Lisa Durden never thought a fiery exchange on a Fox News show would have any impact on her empl [...] Read more
Mystery of Missing Chinese Scholar Shakes Up University of Illinois

Mystery of Missing Chinese Scholar Shakes Up University of Illinois

by Michael Tarm and Didi Tang, Associated Press |
CHICAGO — Yingying Zhang, the daughter of a working-class factory driver from China, took the [...] Read more
U.S. Government, Georgetown Offer Tuition Aid to Federal Employees

U.S. Government, Georgetown Offer Tuition Aid to Federal Employees

by Monica Levitan | June 20, 2017
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management is partnering with Georgetown University’s School of [...] Read more
Want to Increase Graduation Rates? Hire More Underrepresented Faculty

Want to Increase Graduation Rates? Hire More Underrepresented Faculty

by Renée Byng Yancey | June 19, 2017
While overall college graduation rates have been increasing, the gap between graduation rates f [...] Read more
Trump Puts Focus on Wisconsin’s Growing Apprentice Program

Trump Puts Focus on Wisconsin’s Growing Apprentice Program

by Scott Bauer, Associated Press | June 12, 2017
MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker once told then-candidate Donald Trump “we don’t need an [...] Read more