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Two long skinny pieces of yellow caution tape, in an X, printed with the word "CANCELLED."
October 5, 2022
Poor training in teaching is one of several deeper organizational problems underlying issues like cancel culture and self-censorship, Kyle Sebastian Vitale writes.
A pro–abortion rights demonstrator holds a sign that says "My body my choice."
October 4, 2022
Restrictions on abortion access will negatively impact student mental health, and colleges and counseling centers must be prepared, Carla Chugani writes.
Five labor demonstrators, dressed in warm coats, carry picket signs reading "ON STRIKE."
October 3, 2022
Juliet Shields hopes the dismantling of tenure seen at Emporia State and elsewhere might give way to a better system for protecting faculty rights—unionization.

Letters to the Editor

September 23, 2022
Some programs may be ending, but Mellon and ACLS still support dissertation work and early-career scholars.
September 20, 2022
Studies that don't clearly define key terms reinforce misunderstanding rather than guiding students and families.
September 13, 2022
Don't dismiss the efforts of fellow academics—and especially the hard work of junior professors—to keep the humanities vital.
August 16, 2022
University officials believed it needed to protect its First Amendment right to hire based on sincerely held religious beliefs and maintain a voluntary academic community based on a shared framework of faith.
August 4, 2022
Growing up was always hard to do. It’s getting harder, and universities are doing little to help.

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October 5, 2022
What’s missing from the proposed new educational models for the post-COVID era.
October 5, 2022
Responsible uses of back channels.
October 5, 2022
Whether you consider teaching an art, craft, science or profession, it is clear that K-12 teachers are more fully prepared than many of us who teach in higher ed.

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October 4, 2022
Restrictions on abortion access will negatively impact student mental health, and colleges and counseling centers must be prepared, Carla Chugani writes.
October 3, 2022
Juliet Shields hopes the dismantling of tenure seen at Emporia State and elsewhere might give way to a better system for protecting faculty rights—unionization.
October 3, 2022
Nursing school admissions practices need to change if the field is to become more diverse, writes Mindy N. Galvan.
September 30, 2022
An essay calling on professors to teach students to be builders, not critics, rests on a false dichotomy, Stephen Pasqualina writes.
September 30, 2022
“… is to draw up a list of things that would never occur to him!” A Thomas Schelling quote prompts Julius Nagy to reflect on the value of a liberal arts education.

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