Tag: Graduate Education

  • Where Graduate Enrollments Are Booming

    Where Graduate Enrollments Are Booming

    Throughout the many reports of declining enrollment during the pandemic, graduate education has been an unexpected bright spot. But federal data show that much of the growth in graduate enrollments came from unlikely sources. It wasn’t from the doctoral institutions often considered to be the bedrock of graduate studies. Instead, graduate enrollment increased at many […]

  • A Dean Tried to Replicate a Popular College Ranking. He Couldn’t.

    A Dean Tried to Replicate a Popular College Ranking. He Couldn’t.

    There was a lot that Anjani Jain liked about Bloomberg Businessweek’s ranking of business schools. It was only when the deputy dean at the Yale School of Management dug deeper that it stopped making sense to him. Like most publications that rate institutions of higher education, this one chose certain categories to evaluate, such as […]

  • U. of California Lecturers Call Off Strike, Celebrate Tentative Agreement

    U. of California Lecturers Call Off Strike, Celebrate Tentative Agreement

    A two-day strike by University of California lecturers was called off early Wednesday morning after the union and university system reached a tentative agreement on a contract that establishes rehiring rights, expands eligibility for paid family leave, and raises pay an average of 30 percent over five years. About 6,000 lecturers at all nine UC […]

  • ‘The Biggest Mess’

    ‘The Biggest Mess’

    Before the night was over, Liz Kelman would have a better idea of who Jeffrey T. Parsons really was. At the moment, he appeared to be having the time of his life. As a tray of liquor shots circulated around the party at the Stonewall Inn, an iconic gay landmark in New York City, Kelman […]