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August 24, 2017
While not as crude as those on display in Charlottesville, various forms of anti-Jewish sentiment are steadily becoming part of our culture, even and especially in higher education, argues Helene Meyers.
August 23, 2017
What stands out in Linda Gordon’s The Second Coming of the KKK is that the Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s tried to create a world unto itself through spectacle, mass communications and branding, writes Scott McLemee.

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August 23, 2017
How a dead Macbook Air caused me to worry about a total dependence on Google Drive.
August 23, 2017
That straighter line to the credential could bypass an education.

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December 28, 2009
Forget the conventional wisdom about how the recession and student interests in preparing for jobs are dooming the liberal arts, writes Mary B. Marcy.
December 23, 2009
Federal loans should go to those who are most likely to benefit from higher education, not to everyone who can enroll, writes Jackson Toby.
December 22, 2009
A federal investigation into admissions preferences for men will expose a serious problem, and raise the question of why college leaders won't talk about it, writes Richard Whitmire.
December 21, 2009
Forty-five large pizzas, one U.S. senator, and Aristotle and the rhetorical triangle. Wick Sloane and his students report from the land of late night classes.
December 18, 2009
Education Secretary Arne Duncan delivered a tough message to state colleges last month: Despite the cascading effects of the recession falling hardest on state governments, states should not expect the federal government to provide stopgap money to maintain business as usual. Duncan advised states to get creative. Lumina Foundation for Education agrees. To increase the percentage of Americans with high-quality degrees and credentials to 60 percent by 2025, as President Obama aims to do, the nation needs quantum improvements in productivity.

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