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July 29, 2016
If enacted, a proposal by Donald Trump would result in only the wealthy gaining the benefits of the kind of liberal education that is the foundation for success, argues Lynn Pasquerella.
July 28, 2016
Lincoln University’s decision to suspend its history major ignores W. E. B. Du Bois’s belief in the power of history to shape lives in the present and his vision of the university as a center to help reconstruct the world, argues J. Mark Leslie.

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April 27, 2016
Scott McLemee reviews Life Beyond Boundaries: A Memoir, by Benedict Anderson, whose sense of scholarship, and of life itself, was that it ought to be a mode of open-ended exploration.
April 26, 2016
While speaking out about a presidential election as a college president can be difficult, writes Brian Rosenberg, remaining silent can sometimes be antithetical to the mission of higher education.
April 25, 2016
The diversity requirements at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst demonstrate a troubling shift from proscription of speech to prescription of political attitudes, argue Daphne Patai and Harvey Silverglate.
April 22, 2016
Several dozen faculty members, administrators, employers, and others recently came together to discuss how to measure student success in the humanities. Paula M. Krebs describes some of the strategies they identified. 
April 22, 2016
W. Robert Connor suggests five alternative -- and more effective -- ways to talk about the value of the humanities.

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