Views

Views

October 20, 2020
For faculty of color to accept a job at an isolated college often means a sort of social suicide, writes Ulises Ali Mejias, who offers a possible solution.
October 20, 2020
As COVID rages on, treating your communications team simply as campus mouthpieces is a missed opportunity and can have significant impact, argue Teresa Valerio Parrot and Erin Hennessy.
October 19, 2020
The University of California has work to do to reassure applicants and the public about fairness, writes Jim Jump.

Letters to the Editor

July 21, 2020
Is the self-preservation of colleges really to be balanced with human life?
July 17, 2020
"Why consolidate by two, when you could do the same with three or four? It follows the same argument while providing even greater efficiencies."
July 17, 2020
Proof that "while the internet comments section is not always a lovely place,... it is beneficial for these moments wherein a person makes a clearly ludicrous statement in need of a quick and hearty rebuttal."
July 16, 2020
"We need free and open dialogue as a community more than ever."
July 13, 2020
Layoffs disproportionately affect those who teach our students, rather than "slimming down the overstuffed, overpaid and frequently incompetent administration."

Pages

Archive

October 2, 2020
It is the rare president who hasn't had to deal with such a person on their institution's board, and getting rid of one is difficult, but Terry O'Banion offers some helpful strategies.
October 2, 2020
Criminals often target colleges for cyberattacks, and DeRionne P. Pollard shares lessons her institution learned firsthand in hopes of helping others prevent or respond to one.
October 1, 2020
Promoting democracy is a key part of higher ed's mission, writes Eric Mlyn, so why are our leaders not forcefully calling out President Trump for attacking the integrity of our election?
September 30, 2020
In-person instruction is more important than ever as our nation wrestles not only with a pandemic but also with myriad crises, write Viviana Geron, a student, and Marie Lynn Miranda, a provost.
September 30, 2020
General education represents the best and last chance for students to debate broad human problems, yet far too few institutions are giving them the opportunity, argue Andrew Delbanco and Jon Parrish Peede.

Pages

Back to Top