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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 22, 2017
Shared governance is important. Does it really exist?
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February 21, 2017
Iowa's proposal for political balance in faculty hiring.  

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March 9, 2009
Generous financial aid packages will only go so far, writes Arlene Cash. Higher education needs to get involved in the lives of disadvantaged children well before they can apply to college, she says.
March 6, 2009
If colleges want to reach more students, and foundations and lawmakers want more graduates, they need to consider the real gender gap, writes Richard Whitmire.
March 5, 2009
After years of attacks on science, the election of a science-friendly president makes now the time to push for the politically unbiased use of science in education and policy making, write Joseph Karlesky, Richard Pepino and James Strick.
March 4, 2009
Whatever happened to cinephilia? Scott McLemee loses it at the movies....
March 3, 2009
President Obama's speech last week made good on his campaign promise to elevate higher eduation's domestic priority, writes Art Hauptman. But are his budget proposals adequate to meet the lofty goals he has now established?

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