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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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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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