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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 21, 2017
Iowa's proposal for political balance in faculty hiring.  
February 21, 2017
The real meaning of the WCET Distance Education Price and Cost Report.

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March 23, 2009
With so many good scholarly books going unread, and good conference papers unheard, it's time to rethink how we share information in academe, writes Ken Coates.
March 20, 2009
Higher education needs to get serious about materials found in electronic formats, writes Sara Kubik.
March 19, 2009
It's time for humanists to move beyond a Luddite approach on student learning, for strategic and educational reasons, David Scobey argues.
March 18, 2009
A prominent critic worries about college students' extracurricular reading. But Scott McLemee wonders about the best-seller lists....
March 17, 2009
When professors discuss their conditions with students, the positive consequences extend well beyond a course, writes Linda Kornasky.

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