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March 27, 2015
Faculty members should lead the process of redefining how colleges determine if students are ready for careers and life -- with the help of the Degree Qualifications Profile, Norm Jones and Harrison Kleiner argue.
March 26, 2015
Audrey Watters and Sara Goldrick-Rab challenge Kevin Carey's The End of College.

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March 29, 2015 - 9:00pm
The power of social media to polarize.
March 29, 2015 - 5:22pm
Should "taking the high road" be required?
March 29, 2015 - 5:10pm
I was talking with a friend of mine who is a long term highly regarded faculty member. This person has stood the test of time for decades: an excellent teacher who is also a published scholar and is always willing to serve his department and his school.

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May 21, 2007
People often ask me why I serve on so many committees. I usually tell them a story about my grandfather. When I was a young child, I often saw him in a T-shirt that read, “Don’t ask me, I’m not on a committee.” Beneath this motto was a trail of enigmatic paw prints. To my young eyes, the paw prints seemed to indicate a level of playfulness and mischief, but also perhaps an element of dehumanization. Even before I knew what a committee was, I made up my mind that I wouldn’t make the same mistake. I would be on a committee.
May 18, 2007
Shari Wilson considers what she's learned while teaching at a university and why she's happy to be moving to a community college.
May 17, 2007
Luis M. Proenza writes that it's time to rethink the way we compare universities -- and to move beyond grant totals.
May 16, 2007
Did a postmodern theorist conceal his Stalinist past? Scott McLemee looks down the memory hole.
May 15, 2007
Terry Caesar considers what he's learned writing his column.

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