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August 28, 2015
Domenick Scudera has been using the novel for years in a course for all freshmen at Ursinus College. If critics would read the book, he writes, they would find a work ideal for new college students.
August 27, 2015
Just because doctors and scientists need to understand more than biology and chemistry doesn't mean that rigorous study of those and other fields isn't essential, writes Adele Wolfson.

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August 30, 2015 - 4:26pm
While there is considerable anecdotal evidence that corruption is a serious international problem in higher education, it is difficult to define, confirm and catalog the phenomenon.
August 30, 2015 - 3:51pm
The article on increasing tuition discounting (Discounting Grows Again) in the Tuesday edition of Inside Higher Ed was no surprise whatsoever.
August 27, 2015 - 10:24pm
On the impact of unexpected and early senior leadership changes at large public research universities.

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September 4, 2007
The "ivory tower" analogy is outdated, and comparing colleges to businesses is shortsighted. Carolinda Douglass offers an alternative metaphor for higher education.
August 31, 2007
Science can't talk with faith, but philosophy can. Alan Contreras argues for a shift in who does the debating in our continuing national argument.
August 30, 2007
As we greet a new academic year, Laurence Musgrove considers how we greet one another.
August 29, 2007
Polemics seldom age well. But when Harold Cruse published The Crisis of the Negro Intellectual during the fall of 1967, he aimed his verbal artillery in so many directions that it seems as if some of the missiles are still landing four decades later. (At the time of his death in 2005, Cruse was professor emeritus of African-American studies at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.)
August 28, 2007
We're staring down the barrel of another academic year. Time for a refresher course in professional deportment -- by which I mean "The Ten Crack Commandments," by The Notorious B.I.G. All you professors starting out at new institutions (like me) will be getting orientation sessions to show you the academic ropes -- procedures on academic misconduct, FERPA guidelines, sexual harassment policies, etc., but you can save some time and just listen to hiphop.

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