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
Transfer, censorship, school schedules and pumpkin carving.
October 27, 2016
The costs of child care.


January 4, 2008
It’s getting steadily harder for academically competitive universities to play big-time football without compromising themselves. Allen Sack suggests a new approach.
January 3, 2008
After a year in which it dominated the headlines, the student loan “scandal” has lost its head of steam. New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has largely moved on to other areas of interest. And the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, which have each passed different Sarbanes-Oxley-like versions of legislation to address the issue, have also taken up other matters for now.
January 2, 2008
The executive editor of MIT Press has been at his post for three decades. Scott McLemee checks in with a patriarch of academic publishing.
December 31, 2007
The disputes in Iowa reflect problematic attitudes that predate this election season and that should worry all who care about promoting civic engagement, writes John K. Wilson.
December 28, 2007
David Galef's latest dispatch from U of All People recalls a dean for whom administration was so effortless, it appeared he was doing nothing.


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