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September 21, 2017
By concentrating so heavily on graduation rates, policy makers are ignoring danger signs that the amount that students are learning in college may be declining, writes Derek Bok.
September 20, 2017
Scott McLemee reviews Manhunt: Unabomber, a dramatic miniseries about Theodore Kaczynski and his capture by the FBI.

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September 21, 2017
Not teaching for the first time in 17 years and recognizing what I'm missing out on.
September 21, 2017
Could the big idea that has captured so much of our higher ed imagination actually be wrong?

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March 26, 2009
The National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division I men's basketball tournament resumes today. After the nets have been cut at the end of this year’s Final Four, after CBS plays “One Shining Moment” for the umpteenth time, another batch of freshmen will declare themselves eligible for the National Basketball Association draft after only one year in college.
March 25, 2009
One university press shifts to digital, and more will eventually. Scott McLemee wonders if there's more to it than "YouTube with footnotes"...
March 24, 2009
Given the competition, acceptance to selective colleges has become almost a random process. Why not end the myth, Chad Aldeman writes, and admit qualified students using a raffle?
March 23, 2009
With so many good scholarly books going unread, and good conference papers unheard, it's time to rethink how we share information in academe, writes Ken Coates.
March 20, 2009
Higher education needs to get serious about materials found in electronic formats, writes Sara Kubik.

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