Wick Sloane's annual Veterans Day survey of highly ranked private colleges shows signs of progress amid the usual (major) disappointments.
The tragic murders in Charleston highlight how much society has failed on issues of race, and why colleges need to consider whether they are moving beyond lip service in addressing these issues, writes Gail DiSabatino.
After the horrific murders in Charleston, Michelle Asha Cooper writes, will higher education and American society be ready for honest discussions about race?
It's time for new ideas to confront an old problem: the gap between the wealthiest colleges and all others. Karen Gross offers several bound to stimulate an argument.
Responding to a recent critique, three humanists argue that academic meetings, done right, can spur collaboration and add value for participants, for the humanities, and for higher education and beyond.
With apologies to Helen Reddy, Judith Shapiro questions the rationale offered by some for women's colleges to admit transgender students.
Sean Decatur describes how Kenyon College took a stand against anonymous online bullying.
As too many male students fail to enroll or succeed in higher education, writes Rocco L. Capraro, the ideas of men's studies point to a path forward.
A gay faculty member writes about what it's like to be teaching at a Christian college at a time that many such institutions are seeking exemptions from anti-bias laws.
Colleges that participated in the slave economy or engaged in other forms of discrimination must engage with the past to shape their cultures now, writes Michele Minter.
What Others Are Reading