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April 25, 2018
Civic engagement and social change are not priorities of faculty members -- the very individuals responsible for inspiring, teaching and guiding our future leaders, writes Samuel J. Abrams.
April 24, 2018
College presidents today are confronting challenges that they did not create and often can’t control, writes Susan Resneck Pierce.

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November 4, 2010
Reflecting on the recent The Humanities and Technology conference (THAT Camp) in San Francisco, what strikes me most is that digital humanities events consistently tip more toward the logic-structured digital side of things. That is, they are less balanced out by the humanities side. But what I mean by that itself has been a problem I've been mulling for some time now. What is the missing contribution from the humanities?I think this digital dominance revolves around two problems.
November 3, 2010
In a new collection of essays, scholars assess the presidency of George W. Bush. Scott McLemee takes a look.
November 2, 2010
When some colleagues thought they would enhance student reading of Walden by reconstructing Thoreau's cabin, they ran into bureaucracy that offered its own lessons, writes Michael Smith.
November 1, 2010
Higher education's efforts to assure continuation of student insurance plans reflect a need to clear up ambiguity in the law, write Terry Hartle and Steven Bloom.
October 29, 2010
It's time for the Obama administration to look at the disconnect between its education agenda and the goals of teachers and parents, writes Marc Bousquet.

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