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January 18, 2017
Scott McLemee reviews Robert E. Denton Jr.’s scholarship on the American presidency, which highlights how immediately coping with the lack of any guidebook is one of the most urgent demands of the office.
January 17, 2017
We need to engage in a serious dialogue about our role in exacerbating the opportunity gap and our obligation to close it, argues Dan Greenstein.

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January 18, 2017
On the benefits of arguments over empathy.
January 18, 2017
Teach-ins, protests and more.

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December 12, 2008
Myles Brand, president of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, has been embarking lately on a peculiar public relations campaign. With NCAA member institutions increasingly worried about the consequences of Title IX, a federal statute that governs the gender distribution of athletic opportunity, Brand has been loudly urging them all to, well, shut up about it.
December 11, 2008
The economic crisis points to the need to change antitrust policies so that private colleges can agree on joint steps that would cut costs, writes William G. Durden.
December 11, 2008
It's time to acknowledge and reverse the shameful spiral of disinvestment in public higher education, writes Ed Ray.
December 10, 2008
Eighty years ago, a prominent black intellectual disappeared from the historical record. Scott McLemee talks to the man who rescued him from oblivion. With a podcast.
December 9, 2008
Memo to President-elect Obama: History shows that expanding access to higher education is a smart investment during economic downturns, writes John Aubrey Douglass.

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