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Transparency Is First Step Toward More Diversity in Leadership

Colleges should be required to report demographic data for presidents, provosts, deans, department chairs and trustees, Andrea Silbert writes.

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The ‘Fourth Wave’ of International Student Mobility

COVID effects, shifts from China to India, protectionist policies, and growing attention to employability and retention are all factors that will likely impact international student recruitment over the next decade, Ragh Singh writes.

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Getting the President-Board Relationship Right

It is one of any president’s most important tasks, write Julie A. Peterson and Laurie Fenlason, who offer 10 best practices.

Quit: The power of knowing when to walk away by Annie Duke

‘Quit’ Academia

Academic careers, graduate programs and the power of knowing when to walk away.

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Politics and Beyond

Scott McLemee looks ahead to university press releases forthcoming this spring. 

The War on College Campuses

The university’s role in a society at war with itself.

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The Right-Wing Attack on Academia, With a Totalitarian Twist

New model legislation, ostensibly meant to overhaul general education, proposes a radical assault on faculty and academic freedom, John K. Wilson writes.