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August 3, 2015
Faculty members and their expertise need to be central to curricular review, but with checks and balances related to self-interests of departments, which may not reflect students' interests, write Alexandra W. Logue and Ian Shrank.  
July 31, 2015
When departments hire outside their areas of expertise, criticism can be no surprise, writes Cary Nelson.

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August 3, 2015 - 6:23pm
I have very few hopes for the future of higher education, and yet, I don't despair.
August 2, 2015 - 8:33pm
Open thoughts.
August 2, 2015 - 3:28pm
Early in my career, I had the pleasure of team teaching a course on the Economics of Higher Education with then Hofstra President Robert Payton.

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April 13, 2007
I’m not sure what is meant by professionalism. I suppose it has something to do with  knowing what you are supposed to know on the job. Nobody wants an amateur hair cut. But then, some professional athletes behave very unprofessionally and seem to have little concern for excellence or the level of their performances. Some professionals provide tangible services others need, and they have the tools (intellectual and materiel) to get the job done. Of course, they have skills which a relatively few possess.
April 12, 2007
Tony Keller writes that magazine compilations of information about higher education serve students and the public.
April 11, 2007
Shakespeare wrote one of the most savage plays in the canon. Scott McLemee visits the dark side.
April 10, 2007
The Ivy League's ever-increasing selectivity prompts a response from U. of All People, channeled by David Galef.
April 9, 2007
You don't need thousands of people and academic superstars to learn a lot, writes Jason Pickavance.

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