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October 13, 2015
At a time when higher ed is subject to report cards and other scrutiny about its worth, the news media should more accurately depict the public's opinion, says Keith R. Martel.
October 12, 2015
If we can't rid campuses of guns, we must create security checks throughout them, argues Jeffrey Ian Ross.

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October 13, 2015 - 3:43am
The new for-profit model.
October 13, 2015 - 3:38am
How we decide what "good" teaching is. 
October 13, 2015 - 3:00am
How can your institution better move prospects to inquire, visit, apply, deposit, and matriculate?


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The "ivory tower" analogy is outdated, and comparing colleges to businesses is shortsighted.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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