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October 7, 2015
Writer, professor, tattoo artist … not so daring now, but 60 years ago, it was another story. Scott McLemee on the lost essays of a wild one.
October 6, 2015
A poem by Laurence Musgrove for Umpqua Community College.

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October 7, 2015 - 3:39am
What can, or should, a department do when it knows one of its own isn’t getting it done?  
October 6, 2015 - 9:00pm
How professional gatherings mimic and illuminate postsecondary instructional practices.
October 6, 2015 - 6:37pm
How to pick up a new skill set through online courses during grad school


January 30, 2007
Scott Eric Kaufman provides the ABC's of being a doctoral student.
January 30, 2007
Now that Education Secretary Margaret Spellings is using the report of her Commission on the Future of Higher Education to stake out accreditation as the de rigueur battlefront/seed ground/hammer/hoe, we are seeing institutions and accrediting agencies and higher education associations alike scrambling to raise their hands high to the Department of Education in a show-and-tell fest, unprecedented since another commission’s re
January 29, 2007
For the second time in seven years, a highly visible and prestigious private institution has announced a decision not to increase tuition. In 2000, Williams College announced a tuition freeze for the coming academic year, and in 2007 Princeton University did the same. In both cases, the institutions cited substantial endowment gains as a central reason allowing them to hold tuition constant for one year. What are we to make of these episodic pricing decisions?
January 26, 2007
Trudy W. Banta makes the case against using standardized tests of general intellectual skills to compare how well colleges educate students.
January 25, 2007
I can’t say I was surprised that some of the inquiries and interviews that followed my appointment in 2005 as the fifth president of Hampshire College, in Massachusetts, had to do with the fact that I arrived at the president’s house not with a wife, and certainly not alone, but with my partner of now 27 years. Of our nation’s several thousand college and university presidents and chancellors, an exceedingly small number are known to be gay or lesbian.


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