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How to Avoid Getting Sued

Key legal issues that surround college teaching.

Is Higher Ed Tackling the Right Problems?

The most pressing issues campuses face aren’t access or affordability or completion rates.

The Culture War, Version 2.0

How today’s kulturkämpf differs from its late-20th-century predecessor.

Phantoms of the Opera

Can the most spectacular of the arts survive? Yes, but only if it adapts to a shifting environment—precisely what higher ed must do.

Have Elite Universities Become Too Student-Centered?

How to better channel their students’ idealism and energy.

The Glories of the Human Voice

Why we should care about choral music.

Is Political Moderation Overrated?

Let’s not exaggerate the value of civility, compromise, conciliation and consensus building.