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March 23, 2017
Most trustees come to the board table with no clue about what to expect. Cathy Trower and Peter Eckel examine the individual competencies they should have to improve how the board governs.
March 22, 2017
When the time comes to decide on a college, the factors at the forefront of a teenager’s mind will continue to remain impenetrable to even the most sophisticated empirical analyses, writes Austin Lyke.

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December 4, 2008
In Talking Out of School: Memoir of an Educated Woman (Dalkey Archive Press), Kass Fleisher reviews her education and her career in college teaching -- without holding back criticism of herself or academe. Sexual politics, class politics and academic politics all figure prominently. The following excerpt is from a section in which she recalls her years as an adjunct.
December 3, 2008
A new book explores the art of the public grovel. Scott McLemee takes notes.
December 2, 2008
As Harvard honors Sen. Edward Kennedy for his contributions to the nation, Wick Sloane, whose community college students depend on the financial aid he has fought for, is there.
December 1, 2008
Carolyn Foster Segal is less than impressed with the promise of her college and many others to teach "leadership."
November 26, 2008
John Fea offers a reminder of why academics should be thankful for the professional lives they lead.

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