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June 20, 2019
Innovations and advances raise questions of how new academic leaders should help choose the best products and develop the best practices, writes Terri E. Givens.
June 19, 2019
Evelyn N. Waiwaiole, Linda L. Garcia and Coral M. Noonan-Terry share the top five questions to ask when redesigning academic advising.
June 19, 2019
Pathways programs are about the entire student experience, advise Feleccia Moore-Davis and Sheri Rowland, who offer five key recommendations for putting an effective one in place.

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June 20, 2019
What does a good first outreach to a struggling student look like? I have a pretty good idea of what it shouldn’t look like. In my own freshman year of college, I was surrounded by affluent prep school graduates on a pretty campus in the middle of nowhere.  For reasons lost to the sands of time, I decided it would be a good idea to try to study Russian. As longtime readers know, it did not go well. 
June 19, 2019
How do you feel about your higher ed job?
June 19, 2019
On the idea that colleges should be liable for their students' loans.

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April 6, 2005
Michael Arnzen offers what he calls "behavior modification for the chronically tardy."
April 5, 2005
The "vulgarity debate" among Iranian bloggers raises questions about culture, power, and politics.
April 4, 2005
Professors need to figure out how new technologies can change their instruction, write Will Hochman and Chris Dean.
April 1, 2005
As Commissioner Bud Selig and several prominent players attempted to evade subpoenas for recent House of Representatives hearings on baseball’s steroid problem, Rep. Henry Waxman observed, “What strikes me is that baseball doesn’t want to investigate it and they don’t want us to investigate it.” The California congressman summed up baseball’s policy as “don’t know, don’t tell.”
March 31, 2005
When one interviews for a tenure-track position at Virginia Military Institute, the process often seems more like an orientation session than an exploration of a suitable match between the interviewee's credentials and the mission of the institute.

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