October 27, 2016
While it is impossible to “futureproof” a board, assessing its strengths and potential vulnerabilities can go a long way toward ensuring that it is prepared for what’s ahead, write Peter Eckel and Cathy Trower.
October 26, 2016
Intercollegiate athletics programs, which are only justifiable on our campuses if they can offer significant learning experiences, should be assessed for their educational impact, argues Michael G. Bowen.

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October 27, 2016
Transfer, censorship, school schedules and pumpkin carving.
October 27, 2016
The costs of child care.


November 6, 2008
Amy Overman found rewards, but not those she expected, in her first experience offering a class through distance education.
November 5, 2008
What should the president-elect study between now and the inauguration? Scott McLemee presents a reading list.
November 4, 2008
Wick Sloane offers the presidential candidates his one-year plan for a federal role in education when most attention will be elsewhere.
November 3, 2008
Christopher Conway knows why traditional publishing models aren't working, but he writes that scholars should still resist a bit -- and mourn what is being lost.
October 31, 2008
I distinctly recall the first day of graduate school. Some of my classmates knew the field’s top-tier journals, the term “anonymous peer reviewing,” and each professor’s research area of expertise. I was a neophyte with raw, analytical skills, no publications, a healthy ego and a desire to teach at a small, liberal arts college, much like my alma mater. I soon learned my discipline – the jargon, the journals and the gossip.


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