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March 20, 2019
The people who support academic boycott, divestment and sanctions are demanding academic freedom for themselves and their fellow boycotters but denying it to their students, argues Tammi Rossman-Benjamin.
March 20, 2019
Certain ways of framing and covering the scandal are misleading and only reinforce exaggerated or inaccurate views of higher education, argues Margaret Dunning.
March 20, 2019
As learners and employers seek education and training that is cheaper, faster and better, forward-looking colleges and universities are embracing new roles as curators, certifiers and integrators, Kathleen deLaski and Rufus Glasper write.

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March 20, 2019
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March 20, 2019
Recognizing the parallels between your work as a graduate student and that of labor organizers in academia. 
March 20, 2019
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June 7, 2012
Elizabeth Popp Berman considers the negative consequences of portraying the value of higher education primarily in terms of boosting the economy.
June 7, 2012
Congress and the White House are deadlocked over expensive ways to keep the interest rate low on some student loans for a year. Jason Delisle offers a long-term alternative that would help more students and cost the government nothing.
June 6, 2012
University presses head to the publishing industry's annual confab. Scott McLemee tags along.
June 5, 2012
With concern growing about the cost of federal student aid, policy makers need a better tool for gauging how program changes would affect different students and colleges. Bill Goggin proposes one.
June 4, 2012
Mary E. Daly writes about why academics in Ireland – and any country that relies on oral history – are closely watching a fight over access to testimonies held at Boston College.

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