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January 21, 2020
Liberal arts colleges can save themselves -- and perhaps our democracy -- by mining their backyards for and educating more students from working-class backgrounds via a new degree option, Rob Fried and Eli Kramer write.
January 21, 2020
Don't dwell on the Varsity Blues scandal, writes Ben Paris. Focus on the ways there are advantages, in plain sight, to cheat.
January 20, 2020
The lack of faculty diversity lies in the clash between the dual desire of universities to both increase diversity and satisfy their need for highly specialized professors, argues Katherine Newman.

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January 21, 2020
When the stabilizer needs a stabilizer.
January 20, 2020
Will robots take all the (campus) jobs?
January 20, 2020
Clemson's English lecturers are not paid in ways commensurate with their productivity. Does anyone care?

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December 6, 2019
Why is brazenly putting one's name on a text that someone else wrote repugnant? Should it be? Scott McLemee explores the issue.
December 5, 2019
More information about what works in competency-based programs is needed to inform policy and encourage the growth of this promising form of postsecondary education, writes Charla Long.
December 4, 2019
To ensure that our species endures, we must advance space-based technologies, Tuija Pulkkinen and Anthony Waas write, and that will require us to break our interdisciplinary boundaries.
December 3, 2019
Despite the efforts of many people in higher education, student experiences reflect and reinforce broader patterns of inequality, write Elizabeth Bradley and Candice M. Lowe Swift, who describe a large-scale and ongoing approach to help meet that challenge.
December 2, 2019
Should colleges require applicants to submit every SAT and ACT score they have earned? Jim Jump considers the issues.

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