October 27, 2016
While it is impossible to “futureproof” a board, assessing its strengths and potential vulnerabilities can go a long way toward ensuring that it is prepared for what’s ahead, write Peter Eckel and Cathy Trower.
October 26, 2016
Intercollegiate athletics programs, which are only justifiable on our campuses if they can offer significant learning experiences, should be assessed for their educational impact, argues Michael G. Bowen.

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October 26, 2016
Five disguises you might don during graduate school.
October 26, 2016
An Open Access Week thought: Take that energy expended in fighting journal cancelations and put it somewhere useful - into open access to research.


January 29, 2009
Poets -- and others in the humanities -- should be wary of the National Survey of Student Engagement and other assessment tools, but should also look for ways to use them that make educational and disciplinary sense, writes Anna Leahy.
January 28, 2009
A new book chronicles the aftermath of the MLK assassination. Scott McLemee interviews the author.
January 27, 2009
Some academics and critics may sneer at Malcolm Gladwell, but Rachel Toor celebrates the New Yorker writer's love of ideas, his entertaining and inviting writing style -- and, yes, his hair.
January 27, 2009
Once at the core of their colleges, faculty members are being marginalized and increasingly ignored by their institutions and, now, by the federal government, Bernard Fryshman argues.
January 26, 2009
The stimulus package offers an opportunity to provide student aid in a way that would also generate revenue and appeal to our national roots, writes Arthur Levine.


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