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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 21, 2017
Iowa's proposal for political balance in faculty hiring.  
February 21, 2017
The real meaning of the WCET Distance Education Price and Cost Report.
February 21, 2017
The worldwide market for higher education is large – and shifting.

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April 2, 2008
Readers come up with names for the era now winding down. And Scott McLemee looks back on it all....
April 1, 2008
Academics can strengthen the online encyclopedia and benefit from doing so, writes Mark A. Wilson.
March 31, 2008
Bruce Simon writes about how the debate looks when your institution's entire budget would be a rounding error for Harvard, and offers suggestions for the wealthiest universities.
March 28, 2008
Universities that want to really have an impact on global climate change should focus on their research and spurring the creation of green businesses, writes Larry Edward Penley.
March 27, 2008
Terry Caesar recalls presentations in search of an audience, and other awkward moments.

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