Controversy over paper in favor of colonialism sparks calls for retraction as well as worries that academics are relying more on erasure than counterargument to challenge unpopular scholarship.
Medieval studies professors’ arguments on white supremacy lead to accusations of doxxing, racial insensitivity, as well as the use of expletives -- all on public forums, with concerns that one side has more power than the other.
After fatal shooting of a student, experts question why Georgia Tech doesn’t arm its officers with stun guns.
President who apologized for cotton centerpieces at event for black students now is sorry for a menu that many see as insensitive for being stereotypically black cuisine.
White House ends months of waiting by naming new leader of its HBCU initiative. Some observers cautiously welcome the pick, while others note his lack of experience working in academia or government.


Those who defend them should consider whether they’d require them indefinitely and whether such a requirement is consistent with good race relations in the country America is becoming, argues Roger Clegg.

Career Advice

Deborah J. Cohan suggests strategies for generating discussion and engagement in large classes.


Technology and Learning

September 19, 2017
Using Instructure’s revenues and market share to make an estimate.


September 19, 2017
Advice for getting your finances in order.

Just Visiting

September 19, 2017
Two articles outline a problem that's already arrived.

Call to Action: Marketing and Communications in Higher Education

September 19, 2017
Is life coming at you too quickly to consume as much higher ed marketing content as you’d like? Let’s help each other by crowd-sourcing truisms.


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Building and maintaining 'global regionalisms' in the higher education sector

The World View

September 17, 2017
The Sustainable Development Goals by the United Nations in September 2015 have given renewed consideration to the importance of education for development.

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