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May 16, 2022
Students for Fair Admissions’ brief to the Supreme Court shows its real target is the Grutter ruling, writes Jim Jump.
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May 16, 2022
Stymied by California’s outdated master plan for higher education, the state should look to Texas’ approach to supporting emerging research universities, Adela de la Torre writes.
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May 13, 2022
Scott McLemee reviews Ron E. Hassner’s Anatomy of Torture.

Letters to the Editor

May 16, 2022
We already know a lot about what works to improve teaching, and it takes a team.
May 16, 2022
Osteopathic medical colleges take this goal very seriously.
May 7, 2022
More evidence of what's wrong with the current state of the humanities.
May 5, 2022
Anxiety, depression and ADHD are treatable conditions, but they have no current cure, and treatment often isn't sufficient.
April 28, 2022
Examining only pass rates of students who enroll in college-level course ignores students who fail at any point during long sequences of remediation.

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May 16, 2022
Resistance against gender inequality and promoting equity don’t have to be big gestures.  
May 16, 2022
Offering a nifty idea for other campuses to try.
May 15, 2022
Quality in direct proportion to the status of virtual attendees.

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May 13, 2022
Scott McLemee reviews Ron E. Hassner’s Anatomy of Torture.
May 12, 2022
Colleges should reach across the campus and collaborate with established resources in the community rather than relying on traditional models of campus counseling, writes Eric Wood.
May 12, 2022
A peer-counseling program at St. Lawrence University aims to break the stigma around issues of student athlete mental health, Elisa Van Kirk and Carolyn Holran write.
May 11, 2022
Congress’s investigative arm accurately diagnosed the problem outside providers play in driving online tuitions higher, but the government needs to act more aggressively, John Katzman argues.
May 11, 2022
A fictional tale by Mark Edmundson explores the “ethical commitments” professors are and are not being invited to make.

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