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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
Responses prompt new questions.  
February 22, 2017
Digital books, digital reading, and the conflict between concentrated ownership and research.
February 22, 2017
Shared governance is important. Does it really exist?

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January 5, 2017
Colleges should establish a national exchange program that gives students the opportunity to get to know people in other parts of the country and in different settings, writes David J. Smith.
January 4, 2017
George R. Boggs provides advice on what trustees, presidents and candidates for presidencies can do to reduce the chances of a forced separation.
January 3, 2017
A. W. Strouse celebrates the crafting of lists -- the frivolous, the sinister, the objectionable, the inspirational -- in both literature and life.
January 3, 2017
Damaging stereotypes about writing and creativity continue to reinforce troubling dichotomies about the nature of creativity, writes Cydney Alexis.
December 21, 2016
Even though for-profit colleges may be poised to benefit under the Trump administration, they should not take a business-as-usual approach to their operations, argues Joseph R. D’Angelo.

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