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October 23, 2018
The ways that many board committees and task forces operate today no longer make sense, warn Peter Eckel and Cathy Trower.
October 22, 2018
A new report points to the need to challenge the cult of rankings, writes Jim Jump.
October 22, 2018
Assertions about the value of the humanities should not be predominantly defensive responses to those who mistakenly deride the economic outcomes of such an education, warns Robert Newman.

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October 23, 2018
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October 23, 2018
On the federal plan to deny that transgender people exist.
October 23, 2018
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March 10, 2005
Lacan, Zizek, Cornel West, Paradise Lost and Chairman Mao are all connected. Sort of....
March 9, 2005
How can public colleges remain relevant to citizens of their state? By using the ideas their scholars generate to transform lives, Richard A. Cherwitz argues.
March 8, 2005
A couple of years ago, a book appeared which might as well have had the title The Pedagogy of Zaniness. (Let's just call it that, to avoid giving it any more publicity.) The author was an academic; but more, he was also one wacky dude. And by following his instructions, you, too, could be a wacky dude, or dudette, as the case may be.
March 7, 2005
Like ancient Rome in its waning days, American higher education is corrupted by excess. According to a now infamous 2003 New York Times article, for instance, Ohio State University boasts a massive facility its peers call the "Taj Mahal," which features kayaking, canoeing, a ropes course and massages. Washington State University possesses the largest Jacuzzi on the West Coast, a tub that can accommodate up to 53 people. And that just scratches the surface.
March 4, 2005
Terry Caesar remembers when students dealt with bodily functions after class -- and considers their unwillingness to wait today.

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