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January 17, 2017
We in higher education need to engage in a serious dialogue about our role in exacerbating the opportunity gap and our obligation going forward to close it, argues Dan Greenstein.
January 16, 2017
We in higher education must act on our collective responsibility to support America's public universities, writes Harold M. Hastings.

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January 16, 2017
A potential breakthrough, courtesy of Rhode Island's governor.
January 16, 2017
Lessons from the closing of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
January 16, 2017
Most big problems happen bit by bit. 

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December 4, 2008
In Talking Out of School: Memoir of an Educated Woman (Dalkey Archive Press), Kass Fleisher reviews her education and her career in college teaching -- without holding back criticism of herself or academe. Sexual politics, class politics and academic politics all figure prominently. The following excerpt is from a section in which she recalls her years as an adjunct.
December 3, 2008
A new book explores the art of the public grovel. Scott McLemee takes notes.
December 2, 2008
As Harvard honors Sen. Edward Kennedy for his contributions to the nation, Wick Sloane, whose community college students depend on the financial aid he has fought for, is there.
December 1, 2008
Carolyn Foster Segal is less than impressed with the promise of her college and many others to teach "leadership."
November 26, 2008
John Fea offers a reminder of why academics should be thankful for the professional lives they lead.

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