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.


November 9, 2007
The Iranian president's Columbia visit created the impression that universities have two choices with such figures: keep them away or justify their visits by being rude. There's another possibility, writes Pat Hostetter Martin.
November 8, 2007
A federal judge’s ruling in an accreditation case should force states to do what most have long avoided, Alan Contreras argues: ensure the quality of colleges that operate within their borders.
November 7, 2007
Word got around some months ago that a French psychoanalyst had published a guide to talking about books without reading them. After seeing a few blog conversations on this development, news that the volume would be translated into English seemed anticlimactic -- redundant, even.
November 6, 2007
Don't count on voter mobilization efforts to bring young people into the political process, Daniel Shea and Melissa Comber write. Colleges -- and courses in American government -- have a crucial role to play.
November 5, 2007
Carolyn Foster Segal writes that plagiarism is just one of the ways faculty members steal -- and she considers how little is done about these crimes against colleagues.


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