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
Transfer, censorship, school schedules and pumpkin carving.
October 27, 2016
The costs of child care.


January 23, 2009
Karen Gross explains her reasons for teaching an undergraduate course beginning this week.
January 22, 2009
As the humanities and social sciences weather the financial crisis, perhaps the moment has arrived to reconsider their public purpose, writes Gabriel Paquette.
January 21, 2009
How to handle the constant pileup of scholarly publications? Scott McLemee takes a look at two alternatives.
January 20, 2009
Professors have an obligation to respond to the crisis of global climate change with a new form of engaging their students, writes Eban Goodstein.
January 19, 2009
It's time to shift the way contingent faculty members -- and their tenure-track colleagues -- think about their work and how to improve their treatment, writes Steve Street.


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