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When a Chinese company seeks to buy an American music college, opponents of the sale raise academic freedom concerns. Over the last several years, Chinese buyers have purchased a number of campuses in the U.S.
Stanford study finds that U.S. News and other rankings are based on factors that don't actually reflect what students and parents say they want in a college.

Faculty, Programs and Enrollment, The Curriculum

College doubles down on its residential liberal arts mission with new core curriculum.
As a judge gets ready to hear the evidence, defenders and critics of affirmative action eye the broader audience and politics of the dispute.
A potential Democratic House takeover would likely entail far more congressional scrutiny of the Education Department's agenda under Betsy DeVos.

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The Policy Debate, Teaching and Learning

Seizing the Teachable Moment
Colleges should use current events like the U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings of Brett Kavanaugh to foster understanding in our students, writes Karen Gross.

Career Advice

Sometimes, despite all your carefully laid plans, the results are not what you expect, says Erica A. Gobrogge.
Data lake versus data warehouse−what’s the difference and which one is right for your institution? Read this primer on the most commonly used analytics terms to help you make the right choices for your school.

Blogs

GradHacker

October 15, 2018
Graduate Student-led cooperative programs to help strengthen job application documents.

Conversations on Diversity

October 15, 2018
When we speak of identity groups in essentialist and deterministic ways, we are doing more damage than we think.

Just Visiting

October 12, 2018
The best atmosphere for learning I ever experienced had nothing to do with school.

Student Affairs and Technology

October 11, 2018
Why humour matters in HE marketing and communications

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