A religion professor at the American University in Cairo says the university had no right to revoke his chair title after he resisted a donor's demands that he teach Islam in a preferential manner.
University of St. Thomas's separation from its conference -- for too much success -- has reinforced the disparities in wealth and size among Division III institutions.
Citing unsustainable price increases, leaders at Louisiana State University have decided to walk away from their comprehensive subscription deal with Elsevier.

Books and Publishing

Authors discuss their new book on "moral mess" of higher education.


Scott McLemee examines Anthony Ryan Hatch's Silent Cells: The Secret Drugging of Captive America.
Laurence Musgrove shares thoughts in poetry.

Career Advice

Institutions have significant work to do when it comes to inclusive practices for dual-career couples, writes Annmarie Cano.



May 24, 2019
Lessons from My First Year Post-Grad

Conversations on Diversity

May 24, 2019
Commencement Address at Augustana College -- May 19, 2019

Higher Ed Gamma

May 23, 2019
 Euphemisms designed to mislead

Student Affairs and Technology

May 23, 2019
Thoughts on staffing, inclusive language, cross-campus collaboration, communications, and digital engagement

Just Visiting

May 23, 2019
Some preliminary thoughts after a conference on finding a better way to measure institutions and learning.

Library Babel Fish

May 23, 2019
Complaints I hear at the end of the term.

The World View

May 21, 2019
By making what the minister considers a “very small cut”, it will be impossible for universities to conduct daily operations at even minimal standards of quality. 

University of Venus

May 21, 2019
Summer reading begins early in academia
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