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Academic Freedom, Leadership, State Policy

Ray Rodrigues, a light-skinned man with receding dark hair wearing a business suit.
Ray Rodrigues, a light-skinned man with receding dark hair wearing a business suit.
Only eight applicants applied to lead the State University System of Florida, a job that went to Ray Rodrigues, a Florida state senator and ally of Republican governor Ron DeSantis.
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Illustration of the concept of a network, with figures standing inside circles connected by a web of lines.
Illustration of the concept of a network, with figures standing inside circles connected by a web of lines.
Prior research demonstrates insular faculty hiring practices within certain disciplines. A new study finds them across fields. What does that mean for knowledge production?
Students evaluate internships and experiential learning opportunities, including virtual roles that the pandemic made more widely available, and how stronger partnerships and other efforts would help.
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The Times Higher Education logo, a red T, purple H, and blue E.
The Times Higher Education logo, a red T, purple H, and blue E.
Move is significant because China, Japan, South Korea and India are among the top 10 research producers.

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Cover of Status and Culture by W. David Marx.
Cover of Status and Culture by W. David Marx.
Scott McLemee reviews W. David Marx’s Status and Culture: How Our Desire for Social Rank Creates Taste, Identity, Art, Fashion, and Constant Change.

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An illustration on the concept of creativity, of paper airplanes flying toward a lightbulb.
An illustration on the concept of creativity, of paper airplanes flying toward a lightbulb.
Too many people confess they can’t wait to retire so they can finally write what they really want. They spend years living and working in ways that are conditional and constraining, writes Deborah J. Cohan.

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