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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 21, 2017
Iowa's proposal for political balance in faculty hiring.  
February 21, 2017
The real meaning of the WCET Distance Education Price and Cost Report.

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January 9, 2017
Samuel J. Abrams’s research demonstrates that, far from being a beleaguered and miserable minority, conservative professors are, in fact, quite happy in the academy.
January 6, 2017
While well intentioned, it’s apparent that the New York State tuition-free public college plan will not accomplish its desired goals, writes Robert Samuels.
January 6, 2017
As we in the humanities defend ourselves, we should not engage in the corollary of denouncing the sciences as unimportant.
January 5, 2017
A professor wonders whether the classroom has become an unsafe space for the faculty.
January 5, 2017
Colleges should establish a national exchange program that gives students the opportunity to get to know people in other parts of the country and in different settings, writes David J. Smith.

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