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April 28, 2017
With tongue firmly in cheek, David Galef describes U of All People's quest for an appropriate commencement speaker.
April 27, 2017
Colleges need to focus more on the particular needs of international students, who can often feel as if they are valued merely for the money they bring to their institutions, argues Rick Turner.

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April 30, 2017
How might online learning align with the mission of your (small) college?
April 30, 2017
Women had a lot to do with it, just as masculinity has a lot to do with our current tech environment.
April 30, 2017
Ideas for creating a classroom that is equitable to all students.

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August 25, 2008
Helen Solterer, with Jean Delabroy, considers how one of the presidential candidate's speeches was used by a French university.
August 22, 2008
In a global academic market, colleges should shed their protectionist policies on transfer of credit, writes Richard C. Sutton.
August 21, 2008
Bell Curve author Charles Murray takes direct aim at higher education in his new book Real Education by asserting that we are wasting our time trying to educate too many people. Murray contends that only 10 to 20 percent of those enrolled in four-year degree programs should actually be there. His pessimistic view of people’s ability to learn ignores not just good evidence to the contrary but the real pressures the American economy is facing.
August 21, 2008
With the enactment of a new GI Bill, the time has come to once again recall former University of Chicago President Robert Maynard Hutchins' prediction that the original 1944 legislation benefiting World War II soldiers would convert colleges and universities into "educational hobo jungles." Perhaps it's unfair -- Hutchins, a veteran himself, was a noted legal scholar and philosopher whose influence on the university he led is still quite visible today. But that's the price you pay for being so spectacularly (and quotably) wrong about one of the great policy issues of our time.
August 20, 2008
Texting and instant messaging are the wave of the future? Scott McLemee is just too ecstatic.

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