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October 19, 2018
In On the Future: Prospects for Humanity, Martin Rees encourages us to think beyond the new norms of diminished and collapsing expectations, writes Scott McLemee.
October 19, 2018
Many community colleges rely too much on associate degrees that have little labor market value and too rarely lead to a four-year credential, Ryan Craig argues.
October 18, 2018
Stephen J. Ceci, Scott O. Lilienfeld and Wendy M. Williams suggest a possible solution to the thorny debate over the practice.

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October 19, 2018
FAFSA, debt relief, comic relief.
October 19, 2018
The college presidency.
October 18, 2018
Why this excellent book gets higher education completely wrong.

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March 6, 2006
American colleges and universities, especially those that define themselves as public institutions because they are owned by states, carry on a continuous conversation with their faculty, students, trustees, legislators, alumni and friends about the distribution of benefits and costs between private and public entities. This conversation of many decades has gained considerable visibility lately in the form of a question: Are America’s public universities becoming private?
March 3, 2006
Rob Weir announces the Society for Intellectual Clarity and the rules for its new journal.
March 2, 2006
Michael A. Olivas reflects on how faculty colleagues reacted when they learned of his connection to the attorney general whose policies he opposes.
March 1, 2006
Two images of William Jennings Bryan have settled into the public memory, neither of them flattering. One is the fundamentalist mountebank familiar to viewers of Inherit the Wind, with its fictionalized rendering of the Scopes trial. In it, the character based on Bryan proclaims himself “more interested in the Rock of Ages than the age of rocks.” He is, in short, a crowd-pleasing creationist numbskull, and nothing more.
February 28, 2006
Deirdre Henderson offers a parent's view on fixing what she says is a broken process.

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