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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
Shared governance is important. Does it really exist?
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February 21, 2017
Iowa's proposal for political balance in faculty hiring.  

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September 25, 2008
Barack Obama’s campaign slogan, “Change we can believe in,” will never be mistaken for a classic of the genre. It has none of the poetry of “morning again in America,” the precision of “a chicken in every pot,” or the back-slapping bonhomie of “I like Ike.”
September 24, 2008
A new book looks at the dumbing-down of American politics. Scott McLemee is surprised it's in one volume.
September 23, 2008
Times have changed, and just because the music and movie industries face challenges is no reason for them to turn higher ed into their enforcers, writes Kevin Carey.
September 22, 2008
The best approach to a mysterious process and unreasonable demands is to ignore them, writes Gary W. Lewandowski Jr.
September 19, 2008
Edward F. Palm, as a Vietnam vet and community college dean, offers some advice on what to say and do -- and what not to say and do.

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