Available city seeks college

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity has been investing heavily in new domestic cam­puses of late. Under the banner of its North­eastern Uni­ver­sity Global Net­work, the pri­vate Boston-​​​​based insti­tu­tion has moved to create graduate […]

This entry was posted in . Bookmark the permalink.

Restroom unrest

Also speaking out was the pres­i­dent of North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, which is based in Boston but has a campus in Char­lotte. A state­ment from Joseph E. Aoun, the pres­i­dent, said, “At […]

This entry was posted in . Bookmark the permalink.

Meltdown and move on

A month ago, as the spring semester began to ramp up, I found myself on the edge of a minor melt­down. While attempting to create reading lists and sched­ules for […]

This entry was posted in . Bookmark the permalink.

Whistling ‘Dixie’

If any­thing, even Perot was a late­comer. In the opening pages of Nut Country: Right-​​​​Wing Dallas and the Birth of the Southern Strategy (Uni­ver­sity of Chicago Press), Edward H. Miller […]

This entry was posted in . Bookmark the permalink.

The power of a football boycott

It’s the eco­nomic impact players have on a uni­ver­sity — whether at a large foot­ball pro­gram like Mis­souri or a smaller insti­tu­tion, like Gram­bling State — that can empower athletes […]

This entry was posted in . Bookmark the permalink.

Northeastern offers discounts to parents, siblings

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity on Sat­urday announced that it will offer the par­ents and sib­lings of cur­rent under­grad­u­ates a 25 per­cent dis­count on grad­uate pro­grams. “Ensuring that we make expe­ri­en­tial, life­long learning […]

This entry was posted in . Bookmark the permalink.

Inflexible partners and women’s careers

One of the authors, Kathrin Zippel, asso­ciate pro­fessor of soci­ology at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, said this could be because it was more dif­fi­cult to con­vince part­ners with a full-​​​​time job to […]

This entry was posted in . Bookmark the permalink.

The myth of summer break

Last Spring, as the weather warmed and the semester began to wind down, I, like many of you, began to look for­ward to summer vaca­tion. This break was par­tic­u­larly exciting […]

This entry was posted in . Bookmark the permalink.

Differentiation is hard. But necessary.

I’ll add that it isn’t a sur­prise to anyone who works in mar­keting that col­leges and uni­ver­si­ties look and sound more alike than dif­ferent. And please note: I’m refer­ring toreal […]

This entry was posted in . Bookmark the permalink.

Going online, being digital

Kevin Bell, who serves as exec­u­tive director for online cur­riculum devel­op­ment and deploy­ment at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, put it some­what more force­fully: “There needs to be a dig­ital strategy for face-​​​​to-​​​​face […]

This entry was posted in . Bookmark the permalink.

Coming out from the cloister

A couple of years ago, New York Times colum­nist Nicholas Kristof stirred up a bit of con­tro­versy with a piece he pub­lished in the paper’s “Sunday Review” sec­tion titled “Professors, […]

This entry was posted in . Bookmark the permalink.