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January 23, 2017
Once a skeptic of “big data,” Danielle Caldwell is now convinced of its ability to empower institutions to match students to the right programs and provide individualized support through graduation.
January 20, 2017
Long-term data provide clear evidence that a Republican-led administration will play a significant -- and perhaps somewhat surprising -- role in influencing foreign student enrollments and study abroad, writes Bradley A. Feuling.

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January 23, 2017
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January 23, 2017
What appears to be the largest fake news scam of the fall election was perpetrated by a recent graduate of a “good” liberal arts college.  
January 22, 2017
How four-year colleges make the case to prospective students.

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August 27, 2008
The conflict between Russia and Georgia was a turning point of some kind. Scott McLemee wonders what's the big idea....
August 26, 2008
As David Horowitz would be quick to remind you, academics tend to skew to the left in their political outlook relative to the general population. I am no exception. Like so many of my colleagues, I have followed Barack Obama’s presidential campaign with interest and excitement. South Carolina had an early primary this year, and nearly all of the major candidates came to speak at Clemson University, where I teach.
August 25, 2008
Helen Solterer, with Jean Delabroy, considers how one of the presidential candidate's speeches was used by a French university.
August 22, 2008
In a global academic market, colleges should shed their protectionist policies on transfer of credit, writes Richard C. Sutton.
August 21, 2008
Bell Curve author Charles Murray takes direct aim at higher education in his new book Real Education by asserting that we are wasting our time trying to educate too many people. Murray contends that only 10 to 20 percent of those enrolled in four-year degree programs should actually be there. His pessimistic view of people’s ability to learn ignores not just good evidence to the contrary but the real pressures the American economy is facing.

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