March 23, 2018
Scott McLemee reviews new and forthcoming titles from university presses that take up these interconnected subjects.
March 23, 2018
Most colleges and universities rarely kill academic programs for underperforming. They (and their students) would be better off if they regularly culled programs that aren’t giving graduates the skills they need, Ryan Craig writes.

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March 23, 2018
Reflecting on the impact of Dr. Hawking's life and work on graduate students with disabilities.
March 23, 2018
A focus on the positive.
March 22, 2018
Academic innovation gigs, learning as a lens, and the desire for a different kind of community of practice.


September 25, 2009
Robert Connor alienated his peers when he began using the language of assessment a decade ago, but the shift in discourse has taken hold, he argues.
September 24, 2009
To get through today's economic travails and what's to come, writes Jeff Abernathy, college administrators -- working closely with their faculties -- must try things they've never done before.
September 23, 2009
Irving Kristol was the godfather of neoconservatism. Scott McLemee goes to the mattresses.
September 22, 2009
Robert J. Nash offers principles for putting students -- not prestige or politics -- at the center of higher education.
September 21, 2009
Despite social scientists' legitimate opposition to helping the Pentagon in ways that violate scholarly ethics, their research and perspective are needed to shift U.S. policy, writes David Vine.


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