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May 23, 2018
Despite the negative connotations they incite, they have exactly the kind of insight and persistence that higher ed needs today, argue M. Soledad Caballero and Aimee Knupsky.
May 22, 2018
Jonathan Zimmerman considers the late writer's fiction and nonfiction on the subject.

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May 23, 2018
...there's some other things we should consider
May 23, 2018
The exit of an education startup and the future of college.
May 22, 2018
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April 19, 2011
I'll sketch out a claim that academic freedom flourished in the late 1960s and early 1970s, then consider why, then ask what may be learned from that time to help us understand and act in our time. My argument will not yield a happy ending, but maybe a bracing one.
April 18, 2011
For his students, Wick Sloane runs the Boston Marathon today. With endorsements from Doonesbury, Mint Milanos, and the Andover Shop.
April 15, 2011
This year’s National Collegiate Athletic Association men’s basketball tournament is likely to be remembered not only for a championship game in which both teams struggled to put the ball in the basket, but also for the extraordinary media coverage it attracted to the issue of whether big-time college athletes should be paid. Special shows on PBS and other networks about paying college athletes were promoted as aggressively as the games themselves.
April 14, 2011
If we had our choice, Sarah Lawrence would never be listed among the most expensive colleges in America.
April 13, 2011
A sociologist's new book tracks the proliferation of awards in American culture. Scott McLemee wonders if we're all really winners.

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