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January 9, 2015

The Great Books can be relevant and life-changing for classes of low-income students and for those fortunate to teach them, writes Tamara Mann.

December 19, 2014

As we debate the Obama administration's plan for rating colleges, it's worth noting that the most important thing that goes on in higher ed is missing from the framework, write Carol Geary Schneider and Daniel F. Sullivan.

December 15, 2014

To promote real growth by students, colleges need to stop helping them avoid everything that dismays or offends, writes Judith Shapiro.

December 2, 2014

It's time for professors to move beyond complaining about how students are distracted by social media, writes Michelle Miller. Faculty members need to teach about why attention matters.

November 24, 2014

Current efforts devalue learning and the responsibility of students for their own success, writes Christopher B. Nelson.

November 13, 2014

Much of the analysis in the humanities in recent decades has been embarrassing and has hurt serious scholarship, writes Mark Bauerlein.

October 30, 2014

Andrew Joseph Pegoda wonders about the unintended messages and pressure created by the current emphasis at many colleges.

October 9, 2014

The public discussion of a recent speech, from behind bars, to Goddard graduates incorrectly portrayed the speaker and the college, writes Jan Clausen.

September 10, 2014

Professors are sometimes too quick to decide on the intellectual ability of students and colleagues, writes Heather Dubrow.

September 9, 2014

Students learn something from the way professors respond, even to messages that never should have been sent, writes Danielle DeRise.

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