The Higher Ed Stories You Need to Know About
Underground fraternities, student loan debt, free speech on campus are top issues for fall
(EWA Radio: Episode 215)
Where can you find reliable data on how your colleges and universities are handling sexual-assault allegations on campus? How do you develop better sources among the faculty senate leadership? And why is now the time to focus on Greek life on campus — and a growing number of students’ opposition to it? Sarah Brown, who covers the daily beat for the Chronicle of Higher Education, discusses the trend of “underground” fraternities operating beyond the reach of campus administrators, and efforts to build inclusive campus communities even as political divides widen for many student groups. she also offers tips for digging into the popularity and viability of Democratic presidential candidates’ proposals for addressing the student loan debt crisis.