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Activists hold a lime-green banner that says "Invest in the Planet/Divest from Fossil Fuels."
December 1, 2022
We’re in a climate emergency, and it’s time for universities to take action, Sheldon Pollock and Jacqueline Goodman write.
A pencil and a piece of graph paper with numerous algebra problems written on it.
November 30, 2022
Ashley Flood writes of enrolling in a developmental math course and convening a study group to help students who had failed before find success. 
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November 30, 2022
Colleges should design pathways to meet students’ different preparation levels and goals rather than foist algebra on everyone in the name of numeracy, Ben Weng writes.

Letters to the Editor

November 14, 2022
The online encyclopedia remains deeply problematic as a higher education tool.
November 14, 2022
New offerings in computing and data science are just one element of the college's continued expansion and evolution.
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.

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November 30, 2022
The missing link between the humanities and the social sciences, the psychological and the social—and scholars and general readers.
November 30, 2022
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November 30, 2022
Ashley Flood writes of enrolling in a developmental math course and convening a study group to help students who had failed before find success. 
November 30, 2022
Colleges should design pathways to meet students’ different preparation levels and goals rather than foist algebra on everyone in the name of numeracy, Ben Weng writes.
November 29, 2022
Concerned by the frequency in presidential transitions, Mark Putnam calls for a change in perspective.
November 28, 2022
Hollis Robbins shares her takeaways from that academic freedom conference at Stanford.
November 23, 2022
Accessible and affordable childcare is a driver of college completion, Jhenai Chandler writes.

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