The Chronicle of Higher Education | Faculty

  1. After Silent Sam’s Fall, Calls to Rename a Building at Duke Grow Louder
    The building that houses Duke’s history department is named for Julian Carr, a philanthropist and “an architect of white supremacy in the early 20th century,” the department chair says.
  2. As Cornell Finds Him Guilty of Academic Misconduct, Food Researcher Will Retire
    Brian Wansink says his retirement has been “in the works for a long time,” but it comes as a university investigation takes him to task for “misreporting of research data, problematic statistical techniques,” and other violations.
  3. Journals Retract 6 More Articles by a Controversial Cornell Food Scientist
    Brian Wansink called the latest retractions, which bring his total to more than a dozen, “very unjust.” Meanwhile, the university said its own investigation of the researcher is about to conclude.
  4. How Notre Dame Rethought Its Core Curriculum
    The university recategorized core courses into “ways of knowing” and added flexibility to its requirements.
  5. U. of Pennsylvania Says It Will Be First Ivy to Offer Online Bachelor’s Degree
    The program, aimed at nontraditional students, illustrates the growing credibility and popularity of online education.