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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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September 28, 2009
The much anticipated premiere of “Community,” the NBC sitcom many community college faculty and administrators feared would damage the already less-than-desirable image of community colleges, is history. The first network comedy set on a community college campus and featuring a group of community college students had its debut on Thursday, September 17. It was a hit. Those who make a living by tracking TV viewership suggest that 7.7 million viewers tuned in to the comedy.
September 25, 2009
Robert Connor alienated his peers when he began using the language of assessment a decade ago, but the shift in discourse has taken hold, he argues.
September 24, 2009
To get through today's economic travails and what's to come, writes Jeff Abernathy, college administrators -- working closely with their faculties -- must try things they've never done before.
September 23, 2009
Irving Kristol was the godfather of neoconservatism. Scott McLemee goes to the mattresses.
September 22, 2009
Robert J. Nash offers principles for putting students -- not prestige or politics -- at the center of higher education.

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