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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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December 20, 2016
Universities must work together to confront a large, adaptive and well-camouflaged apparatus that aspires to mimic and rival legitimate science, argues U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse.
December 19, 2016
Why do our most progressive institutions have lousy race relations? Because diversity policies have often walled off minorities from the centers of university life, argues Robert Maranto.
December 16, 2016
Boards are at the apex of the institutions they serve, so the buck stops with them. They should not hide, as they should have nothing to hide, write Cathy Trower and Peter Eckel.
December 16, 2016
Dennis Jett casts a satirical eye on Professor Watchlist.
December 15, 2016
Our country must appreciate the value of postdoctoral education and do more to ensure that it flourishes, writes David Silbersweig.

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