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February 22, 2017
Abraham Flexner's The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge highlights how the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake has shown itself to be a powerful force in the world, writes Scott McLemee.
February 21, 2017
Entrepreneur mania seems to be sweeping higher education institutions, but an entire university based largely on those principles is problematic, argues Steven C. Ward.

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February 21, 2017
Iowa's proposal for political balance in faculty hiring.  
February 21, 2017
The real meaning of the WCET Distance Education Price and Cost Report.

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August 25, 2009
President Obama recently chose John Silvanus Wilson Jr. to be the new director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, replacing George W. Bush's appointee, Leonard Haynes. Although Wilson is a Morehouse College graduate, he has an Ivy League pedigree much like the president. His professional background is at majority institutions, including George Washington and MIT.
August 24, 2009
Timothy L. Wood didn't write an essay comparing Obama and Hitler. He shares his story about what happened online and in his life when some people thought he did.
August 21, 2009
Gregg Chenoweth's experience at the famed Oxford Round Table, at its 20th anniversary, offered a melding of mind and matter, pub and pulpit, enchantment and irritation.
August 20, 2009
While a new agenda for changing the approach to key courses may challenge professors and administrators, it's possible and it's vital, writes Julio de Paula.
August 19, 2009
Obama is a totalitarian illegal alien! He's going to execute grandma! Scott McLemee takes refuge with a classic study of political mania.

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