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April 22, 2019
The focus on hyperselective colleges and the Operation Varsity Blues scandal misses the fact that most colleges accept more than half their applicants, writes Jim Jump.
April 22, 2019
It's time to confront the reality of everyday privilege, write Don Hossler and Jerry Lucido. A failure to act may result in government regulation, they warn.
April 19, 2019
Scott McLemee reviews Nicholas Wolterstorff's Religion in the University.

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April 22, 2019
Assessment pros are frustrated by our lousy tools. Me too. Some thoughts on what we can do differently.
April 22, 2019
Trying to put everything together.
April 21, 2019
Being a good recommender is one thing, but being a good recommendee is something different.

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February 9, 2007
When there are sound reasons, college presidents can eliminate football, writes Maravene Loeschke, who explains how and why she did so.
February 8, 2007
The creators of the Collegiate Learning Assessment reply to Trudy W. Banta's essay on measuring general intellectual skills.
February 7, 2007
When dissident intellectuals in Iran appeal to colleagues in the U.S. for solidarity, the silence is often deafening. Scott McLemee interviews an activist trying to change that.
February 6, 2007
In one of his Meditations, Marcus Aurelius, the Roman emperor and Stoic philosopher, wrote, "Time is like a river made up of events which happen, and a violent stream; for as soon as a thing has been seen, it is carried away, and another comes in its place, and this will be carried away too." This sense of being a part of a time of incessant change animates the 2006 report of the MLA Task Force on Evaluating Scholarship for Tenure and Promotion. Begun in 2004, it is a rich, important document for anyone who wishes to r
February 5, 2007
Wick Sloane, again a candidate, offers his common-sense platform for leading two top liberal arts colleges.

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