Notes in the Margins: Weak presidents, academic fraud and law students online

The Not-So-Empty Nest: More Young Adults Choose To Live With Parents Interestingly, the data signifies that Millennial males have been more likely to remain in the nest when compared to their female counterparts. Whereas the number of guys living with parents has rather steadily increased since 2000, the number of young women choosing to do so only started inching upward in 2003, peaking in 2010 and coming off ever so slightly (0.8%) this year. (Forbes via NAICU)

Academic Fraud Hits the Big Time While it is true that out and out fraud in academic circles is very rare, a Times story on a recent fraud case shows one element extends far beyond just one academic fraudster. (Center for College Affordability)

Yale QB May Have To Choose Between Rhodes Interview And Harvard Game It's a decision every young adult has to face at some point: Go to a Rhodes Scholarship interview in Atlanta or play quarterback for Yale against Harvard. (The Huffington Post)

Law Students Face Higher Consequences Online Your online persona may have a greater impact on law school chances than in other disciplines. (U.S. News & World Report)

Why university presidents refuse reform As the crisis continues to escalate, there is a conspicuous lack of leadership from the presidents and chancellors of educational institutions. Many responsible administrators privately admit that there are enormous problems with our system, but almost all of them are unwilling to speak out publicly or put major reforms first on their agenda. Why? (The Washington Post)

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