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New Programs: Public Safety, Business, Product Safety

Aims Community College is starting a bachelor of applied science in public safety. It is the first bachelor’s degree at...

Florida’s Failed Searches

A search for a president at Florida Gulf Coast University and a provost at the University of South Florida both failed recently. Critics see the failures as fallout from Florida’s thorny politics.

Faculties So White

A new report underscores how faculty diversity and student success go “hand-in-hand” and asks, “Why are university faculties so white?”

F. Scott and the Qatar World Cup

In watching the World Cup in Qatar in a world rife with whataboutism, David S. Busch reflects on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s definition of intelligence.

First-Person Singular

Scott McLemee highlights forthcoming university press books of a more personal nature.

A Chill at BYU

Faculty members are being let go from Brigham Young University, and an opaque new office of the LDS church is apparently calling the shots. A common thread is LGBTQ issues.

Why I Enrolled in Developmental Math

Ashley Flood writes of enrolling in a developmental math course and convening a study group to help students who had failed before find success.

Deficiency Mind-Set Bedevils Developmental Math

Colleges should design pathways to meet students’ different preparation levels and goals rather than foist algebra on everyone in the name of numeracy, Ben Weng writes.