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
Five disguises you might don during graduate school.
October 26, 2016
An Open Access Week thought: Take that energy expended in fighting journal cancelations and put it somewhere useful - into open access to research.


April 6, 2009
Mark Twain once observed that “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” Twain may not have been referring to what scholars assume humanities publishers want out of the peer-review process, but he probably would have appreciated the application.
April 3, 2009
At U of All People, as at most colleges, professors examine their peers' teaching performance. David Galef reports on one such encounter.
April 2, 2009
Recent incidents with controversial campus speakers illustrate exactly why colleges must be open to such voices, writes Cary Nelson.
April 1, 2009
All the dark secrets of university life are known to insiders who subscribe to AcademoList. Scott McLemee reports, you decide...
March 31, 2009
Paul Lyons considers how to encourage undergraduates to talk about sensitive issues, including race, without fear of offending liberal dogma but showing respect for all.


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