October 27, 2016
While it is impossible to “futureproof” a board, assessing its strengths and potential vulnerabilities can go a long way toward ensuring that it is prepared for what’s ahead, write Peter Eckel and Cathy Trower.
October 26, 2016
Intercollegiate athletics programs, which are only justifiable on our campuses if they can offer significant learning experiences, should be assessed for their educational impact, argues Michael G. Bowen.

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October 27, 2016
The costs of child care.
October 26, 2016
Five disguises you might don during graduate school.
October 26, 2016
An Open Access Week thought: Take that energy expended in fighting journal cancelations and put it somewhere useful - into open access to research.


December 14, 2007
Leonard V. Kaplan, a faculty member who was ensnared in a controversy over remarks he says were misreported, reflects on the larger issues for academe raised by the fracas.
December 13, 2007
The colleges considering leaving the NCAA’s nonscholarship competitive level risk hurting their institutions and turning off students, W. Kent Barnds writes.
December 12, 2007
An unfilmable novel about literary life hits the cineplex. Scott McLemee interviews the author.
December 11, 2007
Debra Carney considers the lessons of coaching students in Cambodia and the United States.
December 10, 2007
If in the name of accountability, higher education is forced to focus obsessively on reducing expenses, the results won't yield the kind of institutions Americans want and need, writes William G. Durden.


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