October 27, 2016
While it is impossible to “futureproof” a board, assessing its strengths and potential vulnerabilities can go a long way toward ensuring that it is prepared for what’s ahead, write Peter Eckel and Cathy Trower.
October 26, 2016
Intercollegiate athletics programs, which are only justifiable on our campuses if they can offer significant learning experiences, should be assessed for their educational impact, argues Michael G. Bowen.

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October 27, 2016
The costs of child care.
October 26, 2016
Five disguises you might don during graduate school.
October 26, 2016
An Open Access Week thought: Take that energy expended in fighting journal cancelations and put it somewhere useful - into open access to research.


October 16, 2008
The death of the poet Reginald Shepherd has Alan Contreras puzzling over how to judge a student prize in his memory.
October 15, 2008
Is digital shorthand the end of literacy? Scott McLemee listens to a linguist.
October 14, 2008
Kevin Carey wonders why pathetically low graduation rates are accepted -- even as lawmakers focus renewed attention on inner city public high schools.
October 13, 2008
The PMLA, the publication of the Modern Language Association, the major association of professors of English, has called for papers on new directions in literary criticism for the 21st century.
October 10, 2008
And four other questions about the community college puzzle that Wick Sloane, after 18 months in the trenches, still can’t answer.


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