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May 5, 2016
The values that undergird higher education as a guarantor of human dignity and enlightenment are under a special intensity of attack, argues Robert Weisbuch, while we in academe seem preoccupied with the little stuff.
May 4, 2016
The torture of a foreign student has become the synecdoche for uncounted thousands of people now in Egyptian prisons or graves, writes Scott McLemee.

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May 6, 2008
Kevin Carey sees flaws in the increasingly international business of rating colleges -- but also sees legitimate reasons for the comparisons.
May 5, 2008
The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed 2008 the International Year of Languages. Koïchiro Matsuura, director-general of UNESCO, has said: “Languages are indeed essential to the identity of groups and individuals and to their peaceful coexistence. They constitute a strategic factor of progress towards sustainable development and a harmonious relationship between the global and the local context.” To achieve these goals, cultures and languages can and should play a central role at all levels of education.
May 2, 2008
As the economy reels from the housing crisis, lawmakers should act now to ensure that higher education is not next, Richard Vedder and Andrew Gillen argue.
May 1, 2008
While opposing the push to regulate endowment spending, Sharon Herzberger writes that institutions of means could make more of a difference for low-income students beyond their own campuses.

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