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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 14, 2016
In a new book, Timothy Recuber explores how the media cover disasters like the Virginia Tech shootings -- but sometimes in problematic ways, writes Scott McLemee.
December 14, 2016
Pete Mackey describes four pillars that must serve as the foundation for how colleges and universities communicate in this new era.
December 13, 2016
After getting the election wrong, academics are now at a crossroads, writes Elaine Howard Ecklund, and the way forward is to pursue something we don’t hear often on university campuses.
December 12, 2016
Dozens of academic disciplines can offer meaningful insight into our current political landscape, writes Brian Farkas, even those that seem less obvious on first blush.
December 12, 2016
Educators should seek to build campus ecosystems where those with certain qualities can shine, strengthen themselves and inspire others, writes Daniel R. Porterfield.

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