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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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July 7, 2009
Jeffrey R. Di Leo explores issues of identity, dialogue and the practice of keeping identities secret in many practices of the academy.
July 6, 2009
If professors want to be good teachers, they need to stop making fun of their students, writes Larry D. Spence.
July 2, 2009
G. Thomas Couser explains to a student why excuses for academic dishonesty won't fly with him.
July 1, 2009
New digital tools help you manage your research files. Scott McLemee gazes into "the cloud."
June 30, 2009
Publishing -- especially university press publishing -- is a tough business. Recently, many presses have come under greater financial pressure or the threat of being closed completely. Much of this is due to the downturn in the economy, which strains state budgets and makes so-called ancillary operations like scholarly publishing expendable.

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