October 26, 2016
Intercollegiate athletics programs, which are only justifiable on our campuses if they can offer significant learning experiences, should be assessed for their educational impact, argues Michael G. Bowen.
October 25, 2016
For all President Obama, Jill Biden and Martha Kanter have done for the institutions, Wick Sloane offers his thanks. Now it's up to the colleges themselves, he writes.

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October 26, 2016
Large scale efforts to quantify and standardize student learning are destined to miss the meaningful.
October 26, 2016
The Jisc Digital Leaders Programme
October 26, 2016
Gender, class, and challenges to the helicopter parent model.  


October 13, 2016
The debate over whether institutions like the University of Pennsylvania should be tax exempt focuses far more on the economic than the civic role they play, writes Matthew Fernandez.
October 12, 2016
Scott McLemee interviews the author of a new book about the pre-eminent author and political thinker W. E. B. Du Bois, whose legacy remains highly relevant today.
October 11, 2016
Matt Grossmann and David A. Hopkins explore how the conservative movement undermined trust in academe and the news media while building its own alternatives.
October 10, 2016
Even though academic departments are crucial for universities, Robert Weisbuch says, we have not thought enough about how to avoid dysfunctional ones.
October 7, 2016
A student-led course at the University of California, Berkeley, raises fundamental questions about academic freedom and pedagogical responsibility, write eight members of the Alliance for Academic Freedom.


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