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.


January 5, 2009
The recent reports on academic labor by the American Federation of Teachers and Modern Language Association are great news. The great news is not the information the reports present. They offer little that is new or heartening. Instead, they echo what most adjuncts and many academic labor activists already know: Exploitation of contingent academic laborers is growing in scale.
January 2, 2009
Admissions officers should be careful about assuming they have any control, write Doug Usher and Barry Reicherter.
January 2, 2009
Wrapped in high-minded rhetoric, public colleges' plea for federal stimulus funds is purely pork barrel politics, argues Jane S. Shaw.
December 30, 2008
Among Richard Vedder's 10 ways the economic downturn might change campus behavior: bigger teaching loads, more unionization, a truce in the athletics arms race -- and a slowing in college presidents' pay?
December 29, 2008
Carolyn Foster Segal considers -- with some fear -- the number of meetings professors must attend.


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