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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 22, 2017
Responses prompt new questions.  
February 22, 2017
Digital books, digital reading, and the conflict between concentrated ownership and research.
February 22, 2017
Shared governance is important. Does it really exist?

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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.
January 11, 2008
In a January 8 article, Inside Higher Ed profiled former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee’s record on issues important to education.
January 10, 2008
NCAA colleges should agree to limit the use of male players in practices for women’s teams, argues Donna Ledwin.
January 9, 2008
Bleary from academic gabfests, drugged with prescription narcotics... Scott McLemee wonders how Hunter S. Thompson ever managed.
January 8, 2008
Professors complain about all the writing they have to do to get students into grad school, but Randal Doane wonders if they think enough about the process.

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