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October 17, 2019
We can help win the battle against the disease in the classroom with our students, in our research and in our service, writes Dane Ward.
October 16, 2019
It’s not enough to passively continue with the same curriculum and hope that students, their families, politicians and the public at large re-recognize the value in what we do, argues Laura L. Behling.
October 15, 2019
Colleges and universities must have the flexibility to deal with matters of conduct without the government looking over their shoulders, argues Sigal Ben-Porath.

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October 16, 2019
How a keynote by Sean Michael Morris inspired me to ask some questions about the online program management industry.
October 16, 2019
What's underneath a word?

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October 19, 2005
Undergraduates aren't the only ones on campus who drink a lot. Shari Wilson explores the reasons.
October 18, 2005
This summer, Scott McLemee hoped academic librarians would blog more about their work. Voila! Introducing ACRLog.
October 17, 2005
Universities celebrate their achievements in an endless series of public pronouncements. Like the imaginary residents of Lake Wobegon, all universities are above average, all are growing, and all improve. In most cases, these claims of progress rest on a technically accurate foundation:   Applications did increase, the average SAT scores did rise, the amount of financial aid did climb, private gifts did spike upward, and faculty research funding did grow.
October 14, 2005
When I was just a few years out of graduate school I wrote a “treatment” for a television series to be called “The Young Professors.” The show tracked the adventures of three new assistant professors as they negotiated the ins and outs of life at Soybean State College, a medium-sized, teaching-intensive public institution somewhere in the Midwest.
October 13, 2005
Jerome Karabel's book about Ivy League admissions touches a bundle of raw nerves. Scott McLemee twitches in response.

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