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March 22, 2017
When the time comes to decide on a college, the factors at the forefront of a teenager’s mind will continue to remain impenetrable to even the most sophisticated empirical analyses, writes Austin Lyke.
March 22, 2017
The condition of a refugee scholar is a 21st-century reality, writes Scott McLemee, so one of the oldest academic presses in the world has added a new periodical to its catalog.

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March 22, 2017
A small step to help.
March 22, 2017
Do reverse transfer agreements encourage students to leave early?
March 22, 2017
The surprising resilience of a 27 year old technology.

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April 20, 2009
In California, and to a lesser extent in many states, the problem of overcrowded community colleges and public universities is getting worse. To address this problem, many institutions are choosing to offer online programs, and students are enrolling. While online degree programs can help solve this crisis, there are program delivery, retention and degree-completion challenges posed by this type of learning that must be addressed if we are to serve students well.
April 17, 2009
College leaders are understandably focused on short-term financial woes. But they'll err -- and do long-term damage, Peter Stokes writes -- if they hunker down and avoid asking basic questions about what they do.
April 16, 2009
A decidedly non-academic meeting leaves Patricia G. Greene and Heidi M. Neck thinking about how higher education needs to change.
April 15, 2009
John Summers' work has shed light on C. Wright Mills and other anarchists. In an interview, Scott McLemee shines a light on Summers himself ...
April 14, 2009
Academics who tsk-tsk at the perverse rewards that spurred the financial crisis, Christoph Knoess says, shouldn't act smug; the faculty rewards structure itself is flawed and destructive.

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