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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.
January 20, 2017
Long-term data provide clear evidence that a Republican-led administration will play a significant -- and perhaps somewhat surprising -- role in influencing foreign student enrollments and study abroad, writes Bradley A. Feuling.

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January 23, 2017
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January 23, 2017
What appears to be the largest fake news scam of the fall election was perpetrated by a recent graduate of a “good” liberal arts college.  
January 22, 2017
How four-year colleges make the case to prospective students.

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September 10, 2008
We reached the island on the morning of Labor Day, as the last of the vacationers were closing up their summer rentals; they caught the afternoon ferry back to New Bedford. At peak times, there may be 300 people on Cuttyhunk. It is a tiny island with a peculiar shape, located about two hours from Boston -- one hour each by land and by sea. A retired academic couple, Marvin and Betty Mandell, had lent my wife and me use of their place for a few days.
September 9, 2008
Like many professors, I have a policy about cell phones in my classroom. I struggle with this policy every semester, trying to prevent their usage from disrupting my class (trying to prevent their usage at all, in fact), but also recognizing that draconian measures might not have the best effect on classroom atmosphere.
September 8, 2008
Jane Arnold is enrolled in an online doctoral program, but wants to be sure higher education preserves the traditional classroom.
September 5, 2008
Under pressure from its accreditor to go high-tech, U of All People -- ever the maverick -- heads in the other direction. David Galef reports.
September 4, 2008
Like all good Ohio State University alumni (M.P.A. '95), I've been preparing to obsessively follow the highly-ranked Buckeyes football team from the pre-season all the way to the traditional blowout loss in the National Championship game on January 8th. But this year my loyalties are divided. I have a new favorite team: the aptly-named Mavericks of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, which recently had the temerity to issue a press release announcing that it may be doing a particularly good job of helping its students learn.

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