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February 22, 2017
Abraham Flexner's The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge highlights how the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake has shown itself to be a powerful force in the world, writes Scott McLemee.
February 21, 2017
Entrepreneur mania seems to be sweeping higher education institutions, but an entire university based largely on those principles is problematic, argues Steven C. Ward.

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February 21, 2017
Iowa's proposal for political balance in faculty hiring.  
February 21, 2017
The real meaning of the WCET Distance Education Price and Cost Report.
February 21, 2017
The worldwide market for higher education is large – and shifting.

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October 5, 2009
Academe has a unique ability to promote political civility in the United States, writes Susan Herbst.
October 2, 2009
Benjamin Bleiberg and Joseph Storch propose a way to help victims combat the Web sites that vilify college students.
October 1, 2009
Joseph E. Aoun argues that all parties in higher education -- including leaders of private universities like his -- suffer when state colleges struggle financially.
September 30, 2009
Did humanity evolve with selfish genes? Scott McLemee looks into an alternative theory
September 29, 2009
Colleges need to embrace specific policies and also to promote flexibility if they want to recruit and retain female faculty members, write Karine Moe and Dianna Shandy.

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