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Academy of Arts and Sciences makes the case for increasing foreign language learning capacity in a political climate that's increasingly anti-global.
UNC board members want law school’s civil rights center to be barred from lawsuits and suing the state -- which the center has done with success in the past.
Education secretary's remarks astound many advocates for colleges that were created because black students were denied choices.
College Board pilots system to help colleges make admissions decisions about who is disadvantaged -- and evidence from one college suggests 20 percent of decisions might be different. But lack of emphasis on race concerns some advocates.
New paper casting doubt about the merits of online education raises concerns, but also questions from researchers who say it is "seriously flawed."

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’s assertion that faculty members tell students what to say and think distorts a basic fact: most professors are dedicated to teaching their students to think independently and critically, argues Susan Resneck Pierce.
We should acknowledge that many Americans believe that higher education is indoctrination in the dogmas of liberalism, writes Steven C. Bahls, and ask why this perception exists and what we can do to change it.

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While it’s usually not mentioned in job descriptions or part of any formal training, a major part of the unofficial duties of faculty members involves helping students deal with personal challenges, writes Angela B. Fulk.

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Confessions of a Community College Dean

February 28, 2017
It's time to be realistic about the costs of health insurance.  

GradHacker

February 28, 2017
Engage with the wider (non)university community

Call to Action: Marketing and Communications in Higher Education

February 28, 2017
Using established marketing practices as the foundation for planning and execution, Clarkson University created a unique event that brings alumni back to campus to connect with students.

Technology and Learning

February 27, 2017
5 questions for Marc Lo of the Sheridan Center at Brown University.

Library Babel Fish

February 27, 2017
Milo Yiannopoulos's fall was abrupt. Is there a tipping point for outrageous behavior?

Law, Policy -- and IT?

February 27, 2017
And its lessons.

Just Visiting

February 27, 2017
A recent study brings the myth closer to hand.

The World View

February 26, 2017
Higher education in emerging and developing countries struggles between past colonial influences and current challenges as the sector defines its social role in an increasingly competitive environment.

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