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March 20, 2019
The people who support academic boycott, divestment and sanctions are demanding academic freedom for themselves and their fellow boycotters but denying it to their students, argues Tammi Rossman-Benjamin.
March 20, 2019
Certain ways of framing and covering the scandal are misleading and only reinforce exaggerated or inaccurate views of higher education, argues Margaret Dunning.
March 20, 2019
As learners and employers seek education and training that is cheaper, faster and better, forward-looking colleges and universities are embracing new roles as curators, certifiers and integrators, Kathleen deLaski and Rufus Glasper write.

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March 20, 2019
Getting digital with the student experience
March 20, 2019
It’s hard to focus on, say, microbiology when you don’t know where your next meal is coming from.
March 20, 2019
Recognizing the parallels between your work as a graduate student and that of labor organizers in academia. 

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October 19, 2005
Undergraduates aren't the only ones on campus who drink a lot. Shari Wilson explores the reasons.
October 18, 2005
This summer, Scott McLemee hoped academic librarians would blog more about their work. Voila! Introducing ACRLog.
October 17, 2005
Universities celebrate their achievements in an endless series of public pronouncements. Like the imaginary residents of Lake Wobegon, all universities are above average, all are growing, and all improve. In most cases, these claims of progress rest on a technically accurate foundation:   Applications did increase, the average SAT scores did rise, the amount of financial aid did climb, private gifts did spike upward, and faculty research funding did grow.
October 14, 2005
When I was just a few years out of graduate school I wrote a “treatment” for a television series to be called “The Young Professors.” The show tracked the adventures of three new assistant professors as they negotiated the ins and outs of life at Soybean State College, a medium-sized, teaching-intensive public institution somewhere in the Midwest.
October 13, 2005
Jerome Karabel's book about Ivy League admissions touches a bundle of raw nerves. Scott McLemee twitches in response.

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