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April 27, 2017
Colleges need to focus more on the particular needs of international students, who can often feel as if they are valued merely for the money they bring to their institutions, argues Rick Turner.
April 26, 2017
In Paranoid Science: The Christian Right’s War on Reality, Antony Alumkal shows that hostility toward science -- including a kind of fearful contempt toward scientists -- is fairly palpable, writes Scott McLemee.

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April 26, 2017
Techniques that work for community colleges.  
April 26, 2017
It was during an era much like ours when the public library became an American institution.

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January 5, 2009
The recent reports on academic labor by the American Federation of Teachers and Modern Language Association are great news. The great news is not the information the reports present. They offer little that is new or heartening. Instead, they echo what most adjuncts and many academic labor activists already know: Exploitation of contingent academic laborers is growing in scale.
January 2, 2009
Admissions officers should be careful about assuming they have any control, write Doug Usher and Barry Reicherter.
January 2, 2009
Wrapped in high-minded rhetoric, public colleges' plea for federal stimulus funds is purely pork barrel politics, argues Jane S. Shaw.
December 30, 2008
Among Richard Vedder's 10 ways the economic downturn might change campus behavior: bigger teaching loads, more unionization, a truce in the athletics arms race -- and a slowing in college presidents' pay?
December 29, 2008
Carolyn Foster Segal considers -- with some fear -- the number of meetings professors must attend.

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