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January 24, 2017
Robert Massa contends that early-decision admissions programs do not, in fact, necessarily act against the inclusion of disadvantaged students at the nation’s most prestigious institutions.
January 23, 2017
Once a skeptic of “big data,” Danielle Caldwell is now convinced of its ability to empower institutions to match students to the right programs and provide individualized support through graduation.

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January 24, 2017
Pushing back, hard, on the narrative that colleges should be run like businesses.
January 24, 2017
Deb Maue lists eight professional New Year’s resolutions for higher ed marketing leaders to consider.

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June 2, 2008
Robert Brooker sympathizes with his students' complaints about the books' costs, but argues that their value is worth it.
May 30, 2008
Alexander Maxwell argues that eliminating a German department may be an entirely appropriate decision for a university to make.
May 29, 2008
A recent loss reminds Rob Weir of the importance of looking for ideas in unorthodox places.
May 28, 2008
Last week, Intellectual Affairs gave the recent cable TV miniseries “Sex: The Revolution” a nod of recognition, however qualified, for its possible educational value. The idea that sex has a history is not, as such, self-evident. The series covers the changes in attitudes and norms between roughly 1950 and 1990 through interviews and archival footage. Most of this flies past at a breakneck speed, alas. The past becomes a hostage of the audience’s presumably diminished attention span.
May 27, 2008
The U.S. government's new plan for keeping lenders in the loan program -- requested by lenders themselves -- resuscitates an appealing idea that they rejected a decade ago, Donald M. Feuerstein writes.

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