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July 23, 2019
We would do well to replace them with more tangible queries about teaching and mentoring, argues Alex Small.
July 22, 2019
While the respect due to all people should never be compromised, academic freedom should be restricted only with the greatest caution, if ever, write 12 leading scholars.
July 22, 2019
The policies deserve a careful look, writes Jim Jump.

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July 23, 2019
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July 22, 2019
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July 22, 2019
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February 15, 2005
Scott McLemee takes a look at something more often practiced than theorized.
February 14, 2005
In the quest to measure university performance, both for valid or other reasons, we often latch on to statistics in ways that do more harm than good.
February 11, 2005
February 4, 2005
The federal system for determining students' financial needs is a complicated mess that deters low-income families. Ellen Frishberg's solution offers better information, not more money.
February 3, 2005
"You're too young to know about the cafeterias," said Julius Jacobson. "The cafeterias were wonderful," said Phyllis Jacobson. "There's nothing like them today." "The cafeterias and the automats were the center of New York intellectual life back then," they continued. Each one finishing the other's thought, as old couples often will. "You'd buy a sandwich or a piece of pie, both if you could afford it, but what you really went there to do was talk." They talked. And I listened, hoping, as ever, to be transported into their past, at least for a while.

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