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.


October 2, 2008
Responding to a journal editor's helpful essay about expectations for scholarly authors, Kevin Brown offers the flip side.
October 1, 2008
Bernard-Henri Lévy has become an American media superstar. Scott McLemee thinks his fifteen minutes are about up.
September 30, 2008
Todd Diacon wonders what today's students -- behind their closed doors -- don't know about their dormmates and how that lack of interaction is changing the nature of the college experience.
September 29, 2008
Timothy Burke looks at the changing economic landscape for higher education -- and sees a coming period of relative austerity.
September 26, 2008
It isn't as spiffy as the homeland security threat level system, but David Galef tries to explain the latest revision of U of All People's course coding system.


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