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September 30, 2016
A new report from the Council of Economic Advisers details how the Obama administration's higher ed policies over the last seven years have begun to pay off, write Sandra Black and Jason Furman.
September 30, 2016
A major criticism from students who have dropped out of graduate school is the lack of support they received from their professors, write Melissa A. Brevetti and Dana Ford.

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October 1, 2016
Anyone who reads the vast, rapidly expanding literature on innovation in higher education will be struck by the pervasiveness of certain discourses and tropes.  Three stand out.
September 29, 2016
Others are planning on the university of the future, and most aren't going to like it.
September 29, 2016
Cognitive dissonance made me do it. If you want social justice, why do you let your research be locked up for profit?

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March 12, 2009
Robert E. Cummings argues that the popular online encyclopedia -- much derided by many professors -- can provide guidance that no instructor alone can offer.
March 11, 2009
To Kindle or not to Kindle? Scott McLemee thinks that's not really the question....
March 10, 2009
States are ultimately responsible for college quality, but 50 definitions of quality are too many. It's time to cooperate on state approval of higher education, Alan Contreras writes.
March 9, 2009
Generous financial aid packages will only go so far, writes Arlene Cash. Higher education needs to get involved in the lives of disadvantaged children well before they can apply to college, she says.
March 6, 2009
If colleges want to reach more students, and foundations and lawmakers want more graduates, they need to consider the real gender gap, writes Richard Whitmire.

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