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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
Shared governance is important. Does it really exist?
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February 21, 2017
Iowa's proposal for political balance in faculty hiring.  

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June 8, 2009
It's high time for states to make significant change in their public higher ed systems, argues Gordon Davies -- who describes the four essential attributes they'll need.
June 5, 2009
Many colleges make similar errors in economic downturns -- and they can't afford to do so now, writes Kent John Chabotar.
June 4, 2009
Andrew Gillen supports the goals of President Obama's proposal to end the guaranteed student loan program, but challenges the budget math behind the administration's promises.
June 3, 2009
Is the digital future inevitable for university presses? Scott McLemee goes to Book Expo to ask around.
June 2, 2009
We are living in an era in which accountability is a public mandate. The pressures of a global market and domestic economic failures have refocused our attention more clearly on ensuring that institutions -- whether banks, government agencies, or universities -- are producing the results that they promise.

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