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January 23, 2019
Partisan politics prevents those on the political left from seeing threats to campus free expression, argue Jeffrey Aaron Snyder and Amna Khalid.
January 22, 2019
Maria Shine Stewart describes taking the exam almost four decades after her first try.
January 22, 2019
The college deserves praise for being honest about its financial challenges, but that transparency may not help with admissions, writes Jim Jump. The issues are particularly challenging for early decision.

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August 11, 2006
Nancy Cantor considers which kinds of dialogue have the most potential for success -- and why such efforts are vital for higher education and society.
August 10, 2006
Many people think they know what we should produce with the process we call a college education.  Unfortunately, they don’t agree with each other, so the topic of measuring college success provides an endless opportunity for self-assured clarity about what is not at all clear.  The current occasion for the revival of this topic, which has had various other high and low points on the national accountability agenda, comes from the Spellings commission’s discussion and draft reports that call for colleges and un
August 9, 2006
A public intellectual at Harvard has published a long-awaited collection of essays. Scott McLemee wishes you luck in finding a copy.
August 8, 2006
Another summer of scandals suggests anew the problems with big-time college sports, writes Steve Bahls, a college president.
August 7, 2006
Summer goals -- met and missed -- leave Amy L. Wink thinking about taking time to find the right answers, in the classroom and in an academic career.

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