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.
October 25, 2016
For all President Obama, Jill Biden and Martha Kanter have done for the institutions, Wick Sloane offers his thanks. Now it's up to the colleges themselves, he writes.

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October 26, 2016
Why we see postsecondary digital learning innovation everywhere but the statistics on costs, access, and quality.
October 26, 2016
Large scale efforts to quantify and standardize student learning are destined to miss the meaningful.
October 26, 2016
The Jisc Digital Leaders Programme


December 22, 2008
Entertainment companies should stop policing illegal downloading by college students, Joseph Storch argues, and head to the new frontier: the mobile device as all-purpose media-access machine.
December 22, 2008
Arthur Levine writes that colleges could easily miss an opportunity offered by the presidential transition, but that the right kind of conclave could make this a constructive moment for tackling key issues.
December 19, 2008
Every American decade has its archetypes. If you were heading off to business school in the 1980s, you might have wondered – or even worried – you’d end up like Alex Keaton from the hit TV series "Family Ties." Alex scoffed at the Peace Corps past of his parents, and believed he could amass all the wealth and status that he wanted without being too concerned about the political affairs of the world around him -- beyond, perhaps, advocating for lower tax rates on capital gains.
December 18, 2008
Ralph Hexter sees similarities between the reward structures of the business world and the college world -- and thinks academics should offer a different model.
December 17, 2008
An author's diaries are where the will to write is forged. Scott McLemee sneaks a guilty peek.


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