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Tackling Pedigree Bias in Faculty Hiring

No more CV skimming: faculty search committees should consider an initial anonymized review of candidates’ research proposals, John M. Herbert writes.

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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.

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Test-Free Admissions: Why Wait?

While test-optional policies are already the norm, the University of California’s experience points toward test-free admissions as the next best step, Julie J. Park and OiYan Poon write.

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True Criminology

Scott McLemee reviews Gregg Barak’s Criminology on Trump.

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Student Housing at Sea

Higher ed has a student housing crisis, Ryan Craig writes.

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WVU Abandons Award-Winning Global Education

In cutting foreign language programs, West Virginia closes doors for its students and undermines the purpose of the university, Neil B. Weissman writes.

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Higher Ed, We Have a Problem

It’s time we start grappling with left-wing bias on campus and the problems that’s created for higher education, Billie Wright Dziech writes.

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Teaching the Good Life

“Good life” courses can help prepare students to live more purposeful, meaningful lives, write Kristina Callina, Alicia Lynch and Michael Murray.