April 10, 2020
Scott McLemee reviews A Brief History of Fascist Lies by Federico Finchelstein.
April 10, 2020
Colleges and universities can't tell economic victims of COVID-19 that they should borrow tens of thousands of dollars for the privilege of sitting in classrooms for years with no guaranteed path to a good job, Ryan Craig argues.
April 9, 2020
Colleges must start planning now for reopening in the fall, Karen Gross writes, as adjusting to our new educational environment won’t be fast or easy.

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April 10, 2020
Four ways to connect with current and prospective students while navigating the unknowns of COVID-19.
April 10, 2020
An apology, working from home, enrollment projections and a quirky fact.
April 9, 2020
Who gets to think and write freely in higher ed?


July 28, 2005
A brief look at Rene Girard -- literary theorist, interdisciplinary thinker, and admirer of the new pope.
July 27, 2005
Janice McCabe and Brian Powell explore the world where all the professors are above average (and tough graders).
July 26, 2005
Honoring the best tendencies in conservative thought means ignoring the worst. Scott McLemee has some idea where to start.
July 25, 2005
Donald E. Heller, in a memo to the producer of The Scholar, says it's time to get Ph.D. students some visibility.
July 22, 2005
Too few students are graduating, and Congress and the states should hold colleges more accountable, Kati Haycock argues.


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