March 23, 2018
Scott McLemee reviews new and forthcoming titles from university presses that take up these interconnected subjects.
March 23, 2018
Most colleges and universities rarely kill academic programs for underperforming. They (and their students) would be better off if they regularly culled programs that aren’t giving graduates the skills they need, Ryan Craig writes.

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March 23, 2018
Reflecting on the impact of Dr. Hawking's life and work on graduate students with disabilities.
March 23, 2018
A focus on the positive.
March 22, 2018
Academic innovation gigs, learning as a lens, and the desire for a different kind of community of practice.


October 9, 2009
David Galef shares a memo distributed by the henchman (er, administrator) hired to enforce the furloughs at U of All People.
October 8, 2009
A strategy focused on coordination, goals, data and results (and a willingness to make adjustments) can change higher education, writes Alexandra W. Logue.
October 7, 2009
Need a guide to vocabulary in the focative case? Scott McLemee looks at the definitive study of "the F word."
October 6, 2009
While seeking to make college more affordable and accessible, the Obama administration has launched a worrisome but largely unnoticed assault upon the nation’s publishers and the vibrant market in online learning. The U.S. House has approved a White House-backed provision to provide $500 million to develop free, and “freely available,” online college courses.
October 5, 2009
Academe has a unique ability to promote political civility in the United States, writes Susan Herbst.


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