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
The costs of child care.
October 26, 2016
Five disguises you might don during graduate school.
October 26, 2016
An Open Access Week thought: Take that energy expended in fighting journal cancelations and put it somewhere useful - into open access to research.


November 26, 2008
A new book considers how the brain responds to information overload. Scott McLemee thinks it's more than a distraction.
November 25, 2008
For the past two seasons I have been obsessed with the Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" and anxiously anticipated its return for a third season. I love the action, the characters and the storylines. However, it was not until recently that it dawned on me that my I enjoy the show because fishing opilio crab is not much different from modern-day enrollment work.
November 24, 2008
Ellen J. Goldberger writes that it's time to move past the customer service image for higher education. She proposes a new way to talk about what happens in academe.
November 21, 2008
There is still far too much data that we don't have about how higher education is performing, Dennis P. Jones argues.
November 20, 2008
From Iraq, Rich Morales, a Yale alum, White House fellow, and battalion commander, weighs in on the university’s debate over restoring an officer training corps to its campus.


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