October 27, 2016
While it is impossible to “futureproof” a board, assessing its strengths and potential vulnerabilities can go a long way toward ensuring that it is prepared for what’s ahead, write Peter Eckel and Cathy Trower.
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.

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October 26, 2016
Five disguises you might don during graduate school.
October 26, 2016
An Open Access Week thought: Take that energy expended in fighting journal cancelations and put it somewhere useful - into open access to research.


October 8, 2007
On a warm Tuesday at the very end of summer, my college held its twice-yearly faculty "in-service education" day. The theme: "improving student learning outcomes" as part of the transition from a "teaching institution" to a "learning community."
October 5, 2007
A comment on a dissertation chapter, writes Jason Pickavance, has him reflecting on the student-teacher relationship -- from both sides.
October 4, 2007
The country is pouring billions into science and math education. Let's make sure the money is being spent wisely, on programs proven effective through rigorous evaluation, says W. Robert Connor.
October 3, 2007
Is Todd Gitlin a "left conservative"? Scott McLemee interviews him for a podcast and considers some afterthoughts.
October 2, 2007
Having both positions gives Susan Herbst new ideas about their roles and their relationship.


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