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February 17, 2017
Lee Burdette Williams provides a tongue-in-cheek look at an institution's effort to differentiate itself.
February 16, 2017
State policy isn’t the only way to tackle low community college student transfer rates, write Josh Wyner and Alison Kadlec. Institutional action matters, too.

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February 19, 2017
What we can learn from this SEC filing about edtech communications.
February 19, 2017
From Truthiness to #DayofFacts
February 17, 2017
What if tenure is now more impediment than benefit for meeting our goals?

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September 17, 2009
Colleges should educate their students about the Internet, not try to shield them from it, Joseph Storch argues in the first of a two-part series.
September 17, 2009
David Galef describes how the men, women and children of U of All People are welcoming in the new academic year.
September 16, 2009
Jim Carroll and Paul Ricoeur looked death in the face and wrote about it. Scott McLemee reads the fragments....
September 15, 2009
It’s not easy to find a country in the Middle East whose universities honor academic freedom as we know it in most Western countries. Syria is a police state, comparable in some ways to North Korea or Myanmar. Iran has substantially become one. Egypt’s security police maintain a chilling presence on campus. The one country that maintains academic freedom is Israel, though of course not in the occupied territories. The comparative climate for intellectual debate in the region is too often ignored or slighted in discussions promoted by the various boycott movements.
September 15, 2009
A trip to the movie theater and an offhanded comment from an employee prompt Karen Gross to reflect on the similarities between cooking and presiding over a college.

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