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 27, 2016
Transfer, censorship, school schedules and pumpkin carving.
October 27, 2016
The costs of child care.


August 15, 2007
Higher education accreditation is badly flawed. But expanding the federal role, as Margaret Spellings proposes, is the wrong way to fix it, Jane S. Shaw writes.
August 14, 2007
The controversy over the push for standardized tests obscures the success and potential of faculty-driven systems to measure student learning, writes Donna Engelmann.
August 13, 2007
Recent federal proposals assume the source of accreditation shouldn't influence colleges' decisions on accepting students' academic credit. Constantine Curris argues otherwise.
August 10, 2007
Professors complain about growing workloads and often blame campus managers. But we’re drowning, too, writes Barbara Mainwaring.
August 9, 2007
Céleste Brotheridge and Raymond Lee are tired of non-academics who think professors live a life of leisure in the summer.


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