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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 22, 2017
Responses prompt new questions.  
February 22, 2017
Digital books, digital reading, and the conflict between concentrated ownership and research.
February 22, 2017
Shared governance is important. Does it really exist?

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January 19, 2010
Are students lazy, technologically sophisticated or both? Jerry Pattengale evaluates the evidence.
January 18, 2010
With the system of higher education self-regulation under intense scrutiny, Judith Eaton envisions what its next iteration might look like.
January 15, 2010
Tracy Fitzsimmons considers what colleges are well positioned to do, what they may not be able to do, and why a long-term perspective is needed.
January 14, 2010
By urging mandated bachelor’s degrees for nurses, Carnegie Foundation’s important new report risks polarizing nursing education community, writes Beverly Malone.
January 13, 2010
A black, gay professor is murdered in cold blood in Bloomington. Scott McLemee looks into a hate crime.

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