October 27, 2016
While it is impossible to “futureproof” a board, assessing its strengths and potential vulnerabilities can go a long way toward ensuring that it is prepared for what’s ahead, write Peter Eckel and Cathy Trower.
October 26, 2016
Intercollegiate athletics programs, which are only justifiable on our campuses if they can offer significant learning experiences, should be assessed for their educational impact, argues Michael G. Bowen.

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October 27, 2016
Transfer, censorship, school schedules and pumpkin carving.
October 27, 2016
The costs of child care.


March 16, 2009
In Part II of her series on a president returning to the classroom, Karen Gross offers early reflections on faculty roles and rewards, viral communication, and creating critical thinkers.
March 13, 2009
Maybe they're not like this at your college or university. But David Galef offers insights into "types" of leaders found in higher education -- or at least at U of All People.
March 12, 2009
Robert E. Cummings argues that the popular online encyclopedia -- much derided by many professors -- can provide guidance that no instructor alone can offer.
March 11, 2009
To Kindle or not to Kindle? Scott McLemee thinks that's not really the question....
March 10, 2009
States are ultimately responsible for college quality, but 50 definitions of quality are too many. It's time to cooperate on state approval of higher education, Alan Contreras writes.


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