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February 22, 2017
Abraham Flexner's The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge highlights how the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake has shown itself to be a powerful force in the world, writes Scott McLemee.
February 21, 2017
Entrepreneur mania seems to be sweeping higher education institutions, but an entire university based largely on those principles is problematic, argues Steven C. Ward.

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February 21, 2017
Iowa's proposal for political balance in faculty hiring.  
February 21, 2017
The real meaning of the WCET Distance Education Price and Cost Report.

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February 8, 2008
Erik M. Jensen thinks it's time for professors to start dressing like professors, and he has some fashion rules to share.
February 7, 2008
After years of delay and defensiveness by some leaders in higher education, Congress is poised to start getting the cost crisis under control, writes Rep. Howard P. (Buck) McKeon.
February 6, 2008
Historians think Hurricane Katrina may have been a turning point for America. Scott McLemee isn't swept away....
February 5, 2008
Higher education can’t solve the problem of student access merely by having a few wealthy colleges replace grants with loans, write William Durden and Robert Massa.
February 4, 2008
It's time to use the term "corporate intellectuals," writes Jeffrey R. Di Leo, to reflect the realities of the way the public engages with thinkers and their ideas.

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