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Wisconsin regents aren’t done changing the way faculty members are evaluated. This time, they are seeking to give administrators independent power over posttenure reviews -- a move faculty groups oppose.
Southern accreditor puts 10 colleges on probation, including Louisville for its governance problems, several for-profit art schools for financial woes and new University of Texas campus for an array of shortcomings.
After last-minute injunction halted a federal overtime rule, many colleges and universities will go ahead with planned changes.
For nearly three decades, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics has argued for reforming college sports. What impact has the panel had?
New book explores different classroom strategies for teaching first-generation, underrepresented students.

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In Exiled in America: Life on the Margins in a Residential Hotel, author Christopher P. Dum portrays not only inescapable squalor but also efforts to create order in seriously damaged lives, writes Scott McLemee.
In a democracy, students need to learn to live with a high tolerance for ambiguity, writes José Antonio Bowen.

Career Advice

Becoming a department chair is difficult under the best of circumstances, but even more so during a tumultuous political moment. Kerry Ann Rockquemore offers some strategies for moving forward.

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GradHacker

December 6, 2016
Strategies for developing a course plan with other teachers.

Library Babel Fish

December 6, 2016
A new report is out from Project Information Literacy. Make sure you read it before you get too far into a library renovation.

Just Visiting

December 5, 2016
Some recent advice in the paper of record is bad.

The World View

December 4, 2016
University rankings are largely based on what can be measured rather than what is necessarily relevant and important to the university.

Law, Policy -- and IT?

December 4, 2016
Crime, banks and the Internet

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