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September 1, 2015
Garrison Walters offers colleges and their leaders some things to think about as they weigh presidential perks. To wit, rationalization is the road to ruin, and if you really want art, buy it yourself. You can afford it.
September 1, 2015
K. Jamie Rogers says critics have misunderstood proposed changes in engineering accrediting standards, and that the possible shifts are still being modified.

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September 1, 2015 - 3:00am
If you think the cost of developing a shared brand across your campus is pricey, consider the opportunity cost of not doing so.
August 31, 2015 - 9:39pm
What skills do students need, regardless of major or career? What skills do we just expect all educated adults to have?
August 31, 2015 - 9:07pm
How to apply the lessons learned during an undergraduate athletic career to the pursuit of the Ph.D.

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April 17, 2006
When he ended up teaching anthropology in Hawaii, Alex Golub writes that traditional assumptions about ethnicity -- and how to talk about it in the classroom -- just didn’t work any more.
April 14, 2006
At its best, accreditation can work wonders, writes John D. Wiley, but too often it doesn't serve students or taxpayers.
April 13, 2006
At the small liberal arts college where I teach, we have recently undertaken a wholesale revision of our core liberal arts curriculum. This is the set of requirements -- some specific courses, some chosen from a range of options -- that all students at the college must take before graduation. For professors in the natural sciences, this revision has required a good deal of thought about the content and nature of science courses offered to a non-major audience.
April 12, 2006
People are bringing cell phones into libraries and academic conferences. Scott McLemee wants to take them out.
April 11, 2006
An  annual assignment from a dean leaves one professor thinking about how colleges really view the minority faculty members they say they value so highly.

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