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March 18, 2019
Ramping up scrutiny of their admissions practices could threaten selective colleges' fund-raising efforts -- but the risks of not doing so are much greater, writes Ryan Craig.
March 18, 2019
With admissions systems receiving more scrutiny than ever, Jim Jump wonders how higher education will respond.
March 15, 2019
The most disheartening aspect of the recent admissions scandal is the absence of fundamental precepts of good character, write David Holmes and Robert Massa.

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March 17, 2019
Conflicting priorities in an era of tight budgets.  
March 17, 2019
I feel fortunate, because judging from popular opinion, liking one's job is relatively rare.

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October 5, 2006
It’s Monday morning and my head is so foggy I can hardly type these words. I just returned yesterday from a weekend with 19 Brownies and Junior Girl Scouts, and 4 other adults. Two nights at Camp Hickiwawa (the name has been changed to protect the location). It was easy to sign up for this event during the summer, when the word “camp” held its seasonal aura and time stretched out before me like the marathon run of a tortoise.
October 4, 2006
A graduate student has discovered a previously unknown poem by Robert Frost. Scott McLemee takes a passing glimpse.
October 3, 2006
The education secretary and her higher education commission started the right conversation, but missed some key themes, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy writes.
October 2, 2006
A colleague's question prompts Laurence Musgrove to consider the responsibilities of professors when making assignments.
September 29, 2006
Students need practical help, not deep relationships, write David C. Paris and Timothy E. Elgren.

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