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July 28, 2016
Lincoln University’s decision to suspend its history major ignores W. E. B. Du Bois’s belief in the power of history to shape lives in the present and his vision of the university as a center to help reconstruct the world, argues J. Mark Leslie.
July 27, 2016
In Return to Cold War, Robert Legvold gives a succinct, lucid, fairly dispassionate and almost incessantly even-handed presentation of relations between the United States and Russia, writes Scott McLemee.

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July 27, 2016 - 9:00pm
Any higher ed lessons from this very funny book?
July 26, 2016 - 9:07pm
A new book looks at the issues libraries face and proposes six steps toward “Reimagining the Academic Library.”
July 26, 2016 - 9:00pm
A wonderful novel that offers a bleak picture of American life in 2029.

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March 18, 2008
In June 2007 my partner Paula Treichler and I attended a series of events at Antioch College, in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Paula was on stage as a college alumna and member of the Antioch University Board of Trustees; I was in the audience as an alumnus and national president of the American Association of University Professors. The board had just announced that the college would close within a year. The message delivered by the chair of the board that day was clear: The college is hemorrhaging money; if we don't stop the flow, the whole university will die.
March 18, 2008
Laurence Musgrove reflects on applying the concepts of project management to the way professors plan programs.
March 17, 2008
The two candidates vying for the presidency of the AAUP lack tenure. Marc Bousquet considers what that means.
March 14, 2008
It's time to admit that many of those who enroll in United States colleges want to stay after graduation, and to make the case that this is advantageous, writes Gautham Pandiyan.
March 13, 2008
The “colleges as businesses” model may be flawed, but administrators and professors can ill afford to not to listen to the plaints of their students, Todd Diacon writes.

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