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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 21, 2017
Iowa's proposal for political balance in faculty hiring.  
February 21, 2017
The real meaning of the WCET Distance Education Price and Cost Report.
February 21, 2017
The worldwide market for higher education is large – and shifting.

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June 22, 2009
While the Supreme Court nomination is significant for discussions of race and higher education, Sarita E. Brown writes that much of the rhetoric is overstated.
June 19, 2009
That's Joseph T. Johnson's prescription for how to contain undergraduate tuition -- and "rationalize the classroom" -- at public universities.
June 18, 2009
Douglas J. Amy opted to put his book online rather than seek a conventional scholarly publisher. He's glad he did.
June 17, 2009
Is microblogging the shortcut to generating buzz for university press books? Scott McLemee works up the attention span to find out....
June 16, 2009
Here’s a ray of hope to restore prestige and morale to our beleaguered flagship state universities: let’s have “A&M” stand for “Athletics & Medicine.”

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