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June 21, 2018
Deborah Parker describes how it feels to be an Asian faculty member in Italian, a field in which there are very few minorities, and how greater diversification offers a way forward.
June 20, 2018
While the program has its downsides, schools looking to give their students a more equal footing as college candidates shouldn’t overlook the benefits, argues Ali Lincoln.

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June 20, 2018
It's hard to achieve the best of both worlds.  
June 20, 2018
Why online learning people are positive about the future of higher ed, and some things that they are worried about.
June 20, 2018
In order for universities to effectively contribute to social and regional development, it is crucial that they seek new ideas and good practices, and be open to reviewing and changing their models according to the needs of society. 

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November 9, 2010
Wick Sloane's annual look at the status of veterans at selective colleges finds some laggards -- and one pleasant surprise, at William & Mary.
November 8, 2010
A report provides both the rationale and a plan of action for colleges to recruit and retain more black, Latino and Native American students in STEM fields, writes Freeman A. Hrabowski III.
November 5, 2010
If you plotted our town on one of those vintage maps that show important products, we’d be an ear of corn, a fat green soybean, and a little black mortarboard. Even within the perimeter of the campus, we have farms for teaching and research. On one of these, a dairy farm of 200 cows, we are living out our destiny as a land-grant institution.
November 5, 2010
Last week Inside Higher Ed published a column by Scott McLemee entitled “Rude Democracy,” which discussed Jon Stewart’s Rally to Restore Sanity and apparent trends indicating a lack of political engagement among young people. McLemee’s argument was both intelligent and important, but I believe there’s another side to the story of Stewart’s rally, political civility, and turnout among college students and young voters in the 2010 midterm election.
November 4, 2010
Reflecting on the recent The Humanities and Technology conference (THAT Camp) in San Francisco, what strikes me most is that digital humanities events consistently tip more toward the logic-structured digital side of things. That is, they are less balanced out by the humanities side. But what I mean by that itself has been a problem I've been mulling for some time now. What is the missing contribution from the humanities?I think this digital dominance revolves around two problems.

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