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September 21, 2020
Now is the best time to think in new ways about how to fulfill our responsibility to educate students for lifetimes of engagement, argue Lawrence S. Bacow and Rebecca M. Blank.
September 21, 2020
Our mission as educators must be laser-focused on equitable, long-term success for a wider spectrum of students, writes Lynn Perry Wooten.
September 21, 2020
Caleb Dunson describes his choice to attend Harvard, Princeton or Yale.

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September 21, 2020
Making decisions with imperfect information.
September 20, 2020
On COVID-19, the future of higher education and navigating an alternative academic career.
September 18, 2020
The pressure is on to provide a mechanism to enable students to control their own record of lifelong learning that recognizes both in-class and real-world experiences.

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April 18, 2005
David Galef on "What I Learned at the Associated Writing Programs Conference."
April 15, 2005
John V. Lombardi on why the student/faculty ratio owns a special place among the most spurious of higher education statistics.
April 14, 2005
Time to face up to reality: The world is flat....
April 13, 2005
Freedom of speech is crucial both to a healthy democracy and the life of the mind. The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibits Congress from any act that would abridge it and the charters of most of our colleges and universities recognize that freedom of thought and speech are essential to a healthy academic community.
April 12, 2005
Ask almost any American writer today for a list of his or her literary idols, and Frank Conroy’s name usually rises near the top. The author of one of the best books of our age, Stop-Time, published in 1967, as well as the director of the greatest incubator of literary talent ever assembled, the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Conroy was as close to legend as any living writer gets. Not to mention a Grammy winner—for best liner notes. Despite a rough beginning, he made the most of a life that ended last week, when he died at age 69 of colon cancer.

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