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 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.


January 18, 2008
Mitchell Lipton, a dean, recalls three scenes that illustrate how something terribly wrong has happened to the system.
January 17, 2008
Rob Weir nominates eight academic fights to give up in '08
January 16, 2008
A new book looks at media bias in coverage of women running for president. Scott McLemee considers the talking points.
January 15, 2008
Contractual relationships with corporations have tarnished higher education's public image. College presidents and trustees must work to restore it, writes Constantine W. Curris.
January 14, 2008
Groups should be more honest about the job market and find ways to force departments to treat applicants with some courtesy, writes Michael Bowen.


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