March 23, 2018
Scott McLemee reviews new and forthcoming titles from university presses that take up these interconnected subjects.
March 23, 2018
Most colleges and universities rarely kill academic programs for underperforming. They (and their students) would be better off if they regularly culled programs that aren’t giving graduates the skills they need, Ryan Craig writes.

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March 23, 2018
Reflecting on the impact of Dr. Hawking's life and work on graduate students with disabilities.
March 23, 2018
A focus on the positive.
March 22, 2018
Academic innovation gigs, learning as a lens, and the desire for a different kind of community of practice.


April 4, 2011
In the context of the news that day in February, the announcement was almost jarring in its banality. On a day when legislators at all levels and all over the country were in full panic mode about budget deficits, and at a time when public investments in education, particularly higher education and most particularly the liberal arts, were being offered as examples of excessive government spending, a new commission had been formed.
April 1, 2011
Given widely acknowledged flaws in the federal rate, it's time for college and university leaders to propose a better way of measuring student success, John Bassett argues.
March 31, 2011
Professors need to question the assumptions behind proposals to kill various offerings at colleges and universities, write Howard Bunsis and Gwendolyn Bradley.
March 31, 2011
Far from the glare of the Final Four, John Wood shares lessons he has learned from his team of learning disabled basketball players.
March 30, 2011
Would a refined woman hire a hit man to kill her husband in cold blood? Scott McLemee investigates Janet Malcolm's new book.


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