March 23, 2018
Scott McLemee reviews new and forthcoming titles from university presses that take up these interconnected subjects.
March 23, 2018
Most colleges and universities rarely kill academic programs for underperforming. They (and their students) would be better off if they regularly culled programs that aren’t giving graduates the skills they need, Ryan Craig writes.

Views Columnists


March 23, 2018
Reflecting on the impact of Dr. Hawking's life and work on graduate students with disabilities.
March 23, 2018
A focus on the positive.
March 22, 2018
Academic innovation gigs, learning as a lens, and the desire for a different kind of community of practice.


December 22, 2017
In the interest of peace on earth, Scott McLemee reviews some of the metrics that attempt to gauge the existence of other forms of life in the universe.
December 21, 2017
Such learning is not only possible but also measurable, write Rebecca and Daniel Haggerty, who describe an approach that other institutions might consider adopting.
December 20, 2017
For a variety of reasons, some historically black colleges and universities are in a death spiral and must seriously explore new options, writes Alvin J. Schexnider.
December 19, 2017
Title IX reforms offer fresh chances for students to reflect on sexual assault, writes Glen Retief, if more exceptions can be made to mandatory-reporting requirements.
December 18, 2017
Kevin Kruger and Catherine Parkay suggest three ways higher education can successfully use behavioral science to increase student completion.


What Others Are Reading

  • Viewed
  • Past:
  • Day
  • Week
  • Month
  • Year
Back to Top