Views

Views

June 25, 2018
How have institutions like the University of Oxford endured for centuries through so many dramatic changes, asks Reverend John I. Jenkins, and what might their staying power teach us now?
June 22, 2018
Scott McLemee reviews Alex de Waal's Mass Starvation: The History and Future of Famine.

Views Columnists

Blogs

June 24, 2018
The questions to ask about enrollment.  
June 24, 2018
What would happen if every residential course was designed in the same way as our best online courses?

Archive

May 28, 2009
Michael D. Yates recalls frustrations with students over preparation -- and how he turned to unlikely sources to try to inspire a change.
May 27, 2009
The Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities was held in Washington last week. Scott McLemee experiences "the wisdom of repugnance."
May 27, 2009
In response to an essay last week, four financial aid directors explain their reasons for supporting President Obama's student loan proposal.
May 26, 2009
On a personal note: My students this semester knew I was writing about my experience teaching while serving as a college president. Several times as we approached the end of the term, I shared with them that I had learned a lot this semester and would miss them. One student in the class expressed surprise -- he had not thought about my learning during the semester. This last column is an effort to explain something about the co-learning that transpired. In a sense, this is a “thank-you” note to my students. ***
May 22, 2009
Kenneth P. Ruscio sees advantages in having new graduates addressed at commencement by someone who isn't a celebrity.

Pages

What Others Are Reading

  • Viewed
  • Past:
  • Day
  • Week
  • Month
  • Year
Back to Top