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December 11, 2018
Their main shortcoming is in the false assurance they offer colleges and universities, argues Sigal Ben-Porath.
December 10, 2018
Jim Jump considers the reports of abuse and application fraud by a private school in Louisiana that has been highly praised.
December 10, 2018
We need to ask students why they want to go to college, writes Nicholas Soodik.

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December 11, 2018
Some interesting parallels between NPR's temps and higher ed contingent faculty. 
December 11, 2018
Young academics, branded as industry killers, should slay these higher education traditions, too.
December 11, 2018
Guaranteed admissions agreements.

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April 27, 2005
  Minutes of the English Department Meeting, April 23, 2005 Meeting begins at 4:15 instead of 4:00 as scheduled because somebody forgot the keys to the faculty lounge.  The chair, Professor Bigley, brings the meeting to order. Professor Twistwhistle, our Renaissance scholar, remarks that today is Shakespeare’s birthday.
April 26, 2005
This week, America turns off the TV. Yeah, right, says Scott McLemee.
April 25, 2005
It has been heartening to witness the recent runaway success of Princeton emeritus Harry G. Frankfurt’s latest book, On Bullshit. First published as an essay in 1988, Frankfurt’s splendid study is largely an effort to distinguish between lies and bullshit. A liar, Frankfurt notes, acknowledges truth-systems yet tries to pass off information that is not true.
April 22, 2005
Michael Bugeja thinks about Shakespeare, the Internet, footnotes and scholarship -- on the eve of the Bard's birthday.
April 21, 2005
A recent essay raises interesting questions about literary hoaxing.

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