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August 4, 2020
The most tumultuous spring in generations has exacerbated the challenges these already vulnerable groups face in succeeding in higher education, writes Jack Markell.
August 4, 2020
Morgan Polikoff, Dan Silver and Shira Korn examine evidence from a nationally representative longitudinal survey.
August 3, 2020
Jim Jump writes that the problems facing the SAT and ACT go beyond the usual complaints.

Letters to the Editor

July 13, 2020
Layoffs disproportionately affect those who teach our students, rather than "slimming down the overstuffed, overpaid and frequently incompetent administration."
July 13, 2020
A "hateful and demeaning" slap at people with names "given to us at birth and not ours to choose -- as if we are all implicitly morally inferior."
July 10, 2020
The rules on international students are part of what is akin to a Denial of Service attack by the Trump administration on higher education.
July 9, 2020
I am dismayed by his dismissive use of a right-wing trope like “indoctrination” to denounce a viewpoint he dislikes.
July 8, 2020
Dr. Kim chooses not to address the substance of Dr. Kolnick’s article, whose concerns he claims to share, but instead seizes on a couple of generalizations about online learning in Dr. Kolnick’s piece.

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Blogs

August 4, 2020
What is the highest moral obligation of a university president?
August 4, 2020
How to prevent layoffs in one easy step.
August 3, 2020
Will our sector come to resemble tech, media and other industries?

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July 28, 2020
The skills measured by conventional standardized exams don't appear to be central to STEM success, Robert J. Sternberg writes, and colleges should not rely on such tests in isolation.
July 28, 2020
Colleges needn’t cut tuition to boost enrollment this fall -- they just need to offer students what they really want, argues Matt Wilkerson.
July 27, 2020
While the pandemic has created significant financial challenges for many higher education institutions, the campus itself may be the solution, Grace Winters and Elizabeth Levin write.
July 27, 2020
Does changing a college's name advance social justice? Reviewing some of the history of racism on campuses, John R. Thelin urges facing the past as well as erasing it.
July 27, 2020
Colleges need to make the case for recruiting international students once again, writes Anna Wise.

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