March 20, 2018
Online education is an engine of racial inequality, argue Christopher Newfield and Cameron Sublett, and no good higher ed policy can be created ignoring that fact.
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March 20, 2018
Eloy Ortiz Oakley says California’s online community college will be a better public alternative to for-profit colleges for the “stranded workers” traditional college systems struggle to serve.

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March 21, 2018
Are we seeing a trend toward small cross-institutional gatherings?
March 20, 2018
Working with NYC street photographer Donato DiCamillo, San Antonio, Texas, January 2018.


August 12, 2009
A graduate student in Baltimore proves that a small press can hit the big time. Scott McLemee investigates.
August 11, 2009
The lack of attention paid to a recent federal study about the benefits of online learning reflects continuing bias against that mode of education, writes Jonathan Kaplan.
August 10, 2009
Gary Laderman has mixed feelings about becoming the "go to" professor when someone famous dies.
August 7, 2009
Because colleges spend what they earn, access to higher education won't really be increased until institutions are forced to compete on outcomes, not reputation, argue Robert Martin and Andrew Gillen.
August 6, 2009
I came across the story of University of Hawaii football coach Greg McMackin’s bad behavior a little late, which in this era of the 24-hour news cycle was approximately one day. This meant I was reading editorials rather than breaking news stories. What struck me most -- initially -- about the coverage of the incident was that I could not actually find the details of the incident itself. It took me quite a long time -- at least 10 minutes, which, in high-speed internet time, is a lengthy period -- to find out exactly what McMackin said.


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