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October 25, 2021
Especially if trained to do so, we faculty members should shift our mind-sets and become much more a part of students’ network of mental health care, writes Krista Speicher Sarraf.
October 25, 2021
Rebecca Vidra knew recommendation letters as a recipient of them, but not as the mother of an applicant.
October 22, 2021
Has the pandemic shown us how and why shared governance is fatally flawed? Timothy Kaufman-Osborn explores the answer to that question.

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October 19, 2021
Leaders sometimes misuse ther authority "with the support of the very structures that are meant to mediate and adjudicate issues for employees" who lack power.
October 1, 2021
A reader wonders if critical race theory courses challenge students to consider alternative viewpoints.
September 29, 2021
Schuler Foundation's effort to bring low-income and minority students to small liberal-arts colleges reflects misconceptions of "white-led foundations who really don’t get it."
September 22, 2021
A physicist explains why academic standards matter.
September 14, 2021
Most private employers, including colleges and universities, and their employees will still have a choice.

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October 25, 2021
It is dismayingly short-sighted for public four-year schools to advocate against free community college. 
October 25, 2021
Given their endowments’ soaring value, elite universities have a moral duty to expand access and do more to contribute to the public good.
October 25, 2021
A test case for an unusual move.

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October 22, 2021
Has the pandemic shown us how and why shared governance is fatally flawed? Timothy Kaufman-Osborn explores the answer to that question.
October 21, 2021
We should require that people take a basic civics test -- along the lines of a citizenship exam -- as a prerequisite for holding public office, argues Harvey J. Graff.
October 20, 2021
As the pandemic has forced students to make shifts in their career decisions, career centers can help equip them to adapt, writes Austin Wechter.
October 19, 2021
While certainly not opposed to saving students money, Stuart Barbier questions the assumption that free or low-cost textbooks are a better choice for students simply for that reason.
October 18, 2021
Andrew Delbanco and Loni Bordoloi Pazich describe a model for engaging students who seek respite from the pre-professional treadmill and for expanding teaching opportunities for faculty.

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