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The cover of Kathryn Hughes's book "Catland: Louis Wain and the Great Cat Mania," featuring a drawing of the face of a cat.

Wain’s World

Scott McLemee reviews Kathryn Hughes’s biography of Louis Wain, Catland.

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Title IX Regs Treat Students as Political Pawns

Students are not well served by the political nature of ever-changing Title IX regulations, Chris Linder writes.

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The New Hall Monitor

David Galef considers the privacy implications of logging on to his university’s Wi-Fi network.

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The GOP’s Bad Faith Focus on Campus Antisemitism

The party’s assault on DEI only undermines the ability of colleges to address antisemitism, Jonathan Feingold writes.

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Enrollment Planning in the Specter of Closure

Misunderstandings about enrollment management and changing student needs can make a bad situation worse, Mark Campbell and Rachel Schreiber write.

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Noncredit Pathways: A Federal Policy Blind Spot

States should lead the way in expanding opportunity for noncredit learners, writes Kenyatta Lovett.

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A Plan to Save Small Colleges

Small colleges could join forces through a supporting-organization model, Michael Alexander writes.

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Today’s Students Expect More. Are You Listening?

Students today are more willing to take a stand and advocate for each other than their predecessors, so higher ed leaders can tap into these voices to transform campus life for the better, writes student affairs VP Matt Gregory.