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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 22, 2017
Responses prompt new questions.  
February 22, 2017
Digital books, digital reading, and the conflict between concentrated ownership and research.
February 22, 2017
Shared governance is important. Does it really exist?

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February 13, 2009
Economic turmoil, change in Washington and demographic shifts make this an ideal time to rethink the way colleges recruit and admit students, write Jerome A. Lucido and Morton Owen Schapiro.
February 12, 2009
The destructive impact of a form of discrimination shouldn't be used to justify solutions that may amount to public relations and violate the rights of innocent faculty members, writes Gary Rhoades.
February 11, 2009
Liberty Hyde Bailey was part Al Gore, part Indiana Jones. Scott McLemee looks into the revival...
February 10, 2009
Although not a member of the faith, Kent John Chabotar finds the role of silence and respect for minority opinions to be relevant in navigating college finances during the worldwide economic crisis.
February 9, 2009
Ron Baenninger -- having retired from a career as a professor at a university -- considers what it means to be First Man at a college.

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