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October 22, 2018
A new report points to the need to challenge the cult of rankings, writes Jim Jump.
October 22, 2018
Assertions about the value of the humanities should not be predominantly defensive responses to those who mistakenly deride the economic outcomes of such an education, warns Robert Newman.
October 22, 2018
They prepare students for the challenges they will confront in their professional, political, social and cultural lives, argues Elizabeth H. Bradley.

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October 22, 2018
On the federal plan to deny that transgender people exist.
October 22, 2018
A book that made me wonder if IHE is a good place to have conversations across worldviews, and which also made me more worried about November 2020.
October 22, 2018
Fringe groups are suing EBSCO for cleverly hiding porn in its K12 databases - hiding it so cleverly only the porn hunters can find it.

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October 31, 2006
Lennard J. Davis explains the significance of the protests -- and offers some suggestions for both the student activists and their critics.
October 30, 2006
Sometimes we forget to appreciate what is most valuable to us until we are on the verge of losing it.  I fear this is the situation we are in with American higher education – a system most believe has been the best in the world. At times awareness of what matters most is restored by the comments or behavior of outside people who value and appreciate what we may have taken for granted. I was obliged to think about what matters most in American style, liberal arts, education when I attended a meeting in the Middle East.
October 27, 2006
Greetings Colleagues: I am a student of higher education. By that I mean that I attempt to understand some of the processes in place in higher education in order to better understand how works. I seek this information so that I can use it to prepare future higher education administrators. I am writing to ask you your thoughts about a dilemma posed to me by my students:
October 26, 2006
You've read the news about the shifts in early admission programs. Now David Galef explores some possible "alternatives."
October 25, 2006
Academic publishers are bringing out coffee table books. Scott McLemee takes a look at some recent titles.

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