October 27, 2016
While it is impossible to “futureproof” a board, assessing its strengths and potential vulnerabilities can go a long way toward ensuring that it is prepared for what’s ahead, write Peter Eckel and Cathy Trower.
October 26, 2016
Intercollegiate athletics programs, which are only justifiable on our campuses if they can offer significant learning experiences, should be assessed for their educational impact, argues Michael G. Bowen.

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October 27, 2016
Transfer, censorship, school schedules and pumpkin carving.
October 27, 2016
The costs of child care.


February 12, 2009
The destructive impact of a form of discrimination shouldn't be used to justify solutions that may amount to public relations and violate the rights of innocent faculty members, writes Gary Rhoades.
February 11, 2009
Liberty Hyde Bailey was part Al Gore, part Indiana Jones. Scott McLemee looks into the revival...
February 10, 2009
Although not a member of the faith, Kent John Chabotar finds the role of silence and respect for minority opinions to be relevant in navigating college finances during the worldwide economic crisis.
February 9, 2009
Ron Baenninger -- having retired from a career as a professor at a university -- considers what it means to be First Man at a college.
February 6, 2009
Wick Sloane's previous offers to lead Harvard, the University of Iowa and the U.S. Education Department have been for naught. This time his alma mater has an opening, and he lays out his ideas for running the prestigious liberal arts college.


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