March 23, 2018
Scott McLemee reviews new and forthcoming titles from university presses that take up these interconnected subjects.
March 23, 2018
Most colleges and universities rarely kill academic programs for underperforming. They (and their students) would be better off if they regularly culled programs that aren’t giving graduates the skills they need, Ryan Craig writes.

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March 23, 2018
Reflecting on the impact of Dr. Hawking's life and work on graduate students with disabilities.
March 23, 2018
A focus on the positive.
March 22, 2018
Academic innovation gigs, learning as a lens, and the desire for a different kind of community of practice.


January 23, 2018
Joanne Berger-Sweeney cites the lessons learned from a controversy at her institution involving race, politics, campus safety and competing claims of ownership over who has the right to speak and what they can and cannot say.
January 22, 2018
Richard M. Freeland suggests three ways higher education leaders can respond to declining public support and confidence.
January 19, 2018
Scott McLemee explores Michael S. A. Graziano’s The Spaces Between Us: A Story of Neuroscience, Evolution and Human Nature, which describes how we are each surrounded by a kind of invisible bubble possessing remarkable qualities.
January 18, 2018
Susan Henking shares some of the fundamental lessons she learned in merging the college she led with another.
January 17, 2018
Rather than investing in expensive building projects that can create financial and public-relations risks, writes Loren Rullman, institutions should focus on the educational case for facility development.


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