October 21, 2016
Personal liability insurance implicitly asserts that individual instructors should be treated as isolated defendants in workplace matters, write Caley Horan and Andy Urban.
October 21, 2016
When we advise students about their academic pathways, we must understand diverse students’ practical concerns as well as their distinct cultural value systems, argues June Y. Chu.

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October 23, 2016
How higher education can adapt to today’s volatile environment  
October 20, 2016
Reading PEN America's recent report on free speech on campus and thinking about the never-neutral library.
October 20, 2016
Preparing for life after the dissertation defense.


September 5, 2007
The late Al Shanker was both labor leader and ideological warrior. Scott McLemee interviews his biographer for a podcast.
September 4, 2007
The "ivory tower" analogy is outdated, and comparing colleges to businesses is shortsighted. Carolinda Douglass offers an alternative metaphor for higher education.
August 31, 2007
Science can't talk with faith, but philosophy can. Alan Contreras argues for a shift in who does the debating in our continuing national argument.
August 30, 2007
As we greet a new academic year, Laurence Musgrove considers how we greet one another.
August 29, 2007
Polemics seldom age well. But when Harold Cruse published The Crisis of the Negro Intellectual during the fall of 1967, he aimed his verbal artillery in so many directions that it seems as if some of the missiles are still landing four decades later. (At the time of his death in 2005, Cruse was professor emeritus of African-American studies at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.)


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