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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 21, 2017
Iowa's proposal for political balance in faculty hiring.  
February 21, 2017
The real meaning of the WCET Distance Education Price and Cost Report.

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March 13, 2008
The “colleges as businesses” model may be flawed, but administrators and professors can ill afford to not to listen to the plaints of their students, Todd Diacon writes.
March 12, 2008
A new book analyzes a famous photograph from Boston anti-busing protests. Scott McLemee takes a pre-post-racial look.
March 11, 2008
Colleges need to question their rush to the latest technological wonders and focus more on students, writes Michael Bugeja.
March 10, 2008
It's time for journal essays to replace books as the dominant mode of scholarly communication, writes Lindsay Waters.
March 7, 2008
Alan Groveman wants professors to be a little less quick to criticize their students' various inabilities.

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