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February 22, 2017
Abraham Flexner's The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge highlights how the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake has shown itself to be a powerful force in the world, writes Scott McLemee.
February 21, 2017
Entrepreneur mania seems to be sweeping higher education institutions, but an entire university based largely on those principles is problematic, argues Steven C. Ward.

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February 22, 2017
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February 22, 2017
Digital books, digital reading, and the conflict between concentrated ownership and research.
February 22, 2017
Shared governance is important. Does it really exist?

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July 28, 2009
President Obama's call for more Americans to earn college degrees may not be the best way to improve the economy, writes Michael Rizzo.
July 27, 2009
The overblown controversy over Clemson's approach to U.S. News shows not only the folly of rating colleges, but also the wisdom of good campus planning, Garrison Walters argues.
July 24, 2009
It's time to take a different approach to the debate over what happened to Henry Louis Gates Jr., writes Rob Weir.
July 23, 2009
A new report on board members reflects a bias of administrators in favor of a governance role that is far too limited, writes Anne D. Neal.
July 22, 2009
Whatever happened to educational television? Scott McLemee revisits his alma mater.

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