March 23, 2018
Scott McLemee reviews new and forthcoming titles from university presses that take up these interconnected subjects.
March 23, 2018
Most colleges and universities rarely kill academic programs for underperforming. They (and their students) would be better off if they regularly culled programs that aren’t giving graduates the skills they need, Ryan Craig writes.

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March 23, 2018
Reflecting on the impact of Dr. Hawking's life and work on graduate students with disabilities.
March 23, 2018
A focus on the positive.
March 22, 2018
Academic innovation gigs, learning as a lens, and the desire for a different kind of community of practice.


November 13, 2009
Most colleges' cost cutting decisions so far have avoided rigorous reviews of academic programs. It's time for that to change, writes Tim Mann, who offers some pointers.
November 12, 2009
Debates over affirmative action divert attention from the need for a massive research project to understand -- and close -- the racial achievement gap, write Thomas J. Espenshade and Alexandria Walton Radford.
November 11, 2009
40 years ago, Monty Python brought deconstruction to the telly. Scott McLemee looks on the bright side of life.
November 10, 2009
Until the canes and coffins stop, essays on meter and imagery are banned, writes Wick Sloane.
November 9, 2009
Colleges want Congress to give higher ed reform money to them, but lawmakers should channel the funds through the states. writes Robert H. Atwell.


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