News you can use – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Chronicle of Higher Education Logo Spring 2018

The Chronicle of Higher Education is one of the best sources for the latest higher education news and information, as well as academic career information. We offer online access to past and current issues, through the IIT main campus library.

Personalized Email News

You can read Chronicle articles from anywhere on campus.  If you’d like, you can also sign up for the Chronicle’s email newsletters.  These include:

  • The Academy Today – morning headlines
  • Afternoon Update – the latest headlines delivered each afternoon
  • Weekly Briefing – a summary of each week’s news, delivered on Fridays
  • Breaking News Extra – alerts
  • Re:Learning – A weekly newsletter about the latest educational information
  • Graduate Students-  a weekly newsletter with news and advice for graduate students
  • Teaching – insights and new classroom techniques

Subscribing to Email Newsletters

To sign up, scroll to the bottom of any Chronicle page and click “Get Newsletters”:
Chronicle of Higher Education Get Newsletters Spring 2018

Check the newsletters you’d like to receive:
Sign up for Academe Today to get daily newsletters

Creating an Account

The bottom of the newsletter subscription page has a form to create a custom account with personalized settings. Fill in the form and be sure to select Illinois Institute of Technology as your institution:
Chronicle of Higher Education Sign Up FormYou will need to receive an email confirmation when you click “Sign Up”. Go to the link in the email to create your password and/or change your subscription settings.

If you are on campus, you can read articles by clicking the links in your email newsletters.

Off-campus Access

If you are off campus, you may find that some articles require a login. To access the Chronicle from off campus, go to the Library website, then go to our Databases page.
Library Databases Spring 2018

Click “Chronicle of Higher Education”:Chronicle Link on Library Databases page
You’ll be asked to sign in – use the login you use for your kentlaw email or myIIT.  You can then access articles by clicking the links on the Chronicle web page (you will not be able to use the links in your newsletter).

If you have trouble accessing anything, contact our reference desk at

About Debbie Ginsberg

Debbie was the Educational Technology Librarian at the Chicago-Kent College of Law until she left for a new job in 2021
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