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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 21, 2017
Iowa's proposal for political balance in faculty hiring.  
February 21, 2017
The real meaning of the WCET Distance Education Price and Cost Report.

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June 15, 2009
Charles Crowell reviews his own experience using readers in courses -- and sees both financial and pedagogical benefits.
June 12, 2009
If tenure and peer review are under attack, the professoriate may have brought it on itself through failure to defend its social contract, Neil W. Hamilton argues.
June 11, 2009
Federal policy needs to change to support our capacity to serve low-income, minority students, write Marybeth Gasman and Gary Rhoades.
June 10, 2009
'The Sopranos' left viewers with an aporia they couldn't refuse. Scott McLemee looks beyond the irony.
June 9, 2009
The U.S. News frenzy is about how to succeed without really succeeding, but is probably here to stay, write Burton A. Weisbrod and Evelyn D. Asch.

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