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End the Student Loan Interest Racket

It’s time to stop charging interest on federal student loans, U.S. Representative Joe Courtney writes.

Pedagogy of Humanization: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute, part of University of St. Thomas Week: Chelda Smith Kondo, assistant professor of education, examines...

SUNY Potsdam May End 14 Degree Programs

The State University of New York at Potsdam may eliminate 14 academic programs—including its bachelor’s degrees in Spanish, French and...
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AAUP, Itself a Union, Is Locked in a Contract Fight With Its Own Staff Union

Sabbaticals, in-person workdays and guaranteed raises are elements of a dispute that’s meant staff members at the American Association of University Professors have been out of contract for a year.

For-Profit Art Institutes Shutter Remaining Campuses

The Art Institutes, a system of for-profit colleges, will close its eight remaining campuses by the end of the month...
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Academic Success Tip: Create a Syllabus Zine

A chemical engineering professor at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst redesigned her syllabus as a mini magazine to promote student engagement, share her beliefs and offer greater resources to her students.

Math instructor at the whiteboard with students in front of him raising their hands.

College Completion Most Influenced by Who’s Teaching and How

A new study found that high school GPA and socioeconomic status are not as determinative as instructors in helping students pass introductory college math and earn degrees. 

Weekly Wisdom | Interview with ASU VP & COO Dr. Chris Howard

Get inspired by this incredible conversation about leadership with ASU VP & COO Dr. Chris Howard