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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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January 4, 2017
George R. Boggs provides advice on what trustees, presidents and candidates for presidencies can do to reduce the chances of a forced separation.
January 3, 2017
A. W. Strouse celebrates the crafting of lists -- the frivolous, the sinister, the objectionable, the inspirational -- in both literature and life.
January 3, 2017
Damaging stereotypes about writing and creativity continue to reinforce troubling dichotomies about the nature of creativity, writes Cydney Alexis.
December 21, 2016
Even though for-profit colleges may be poised to benefit under the Trump administration, they should not take a business-as-usual approach to their operations, argues Joseph R. D’Angelo.
December 20, 2016
We in higher education need to provide a diverse and inclusive environment that challenges people to stop surrounding themselves only with others whose views match their own, writes David P. Haney.

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