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September 27, 2016
Well-meaning administrators and faculty members have put processes into place that show little awareness of the hurdles students confront, says Bridget Burns.
September 26, 2016
Three major experiences shape student motivation to stay in college and graduate, writes Vincent Tinto.

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September 27, 2016
Lofty (yet unsubstantiated) claims of “high-quality teaching” or graduates who “go on to start amazing careers in a variety of well-known companies” don’t cut it for international prospects. Real evidence is needed.
September 26, 2016
An interview with instructional designer Kes Schroer.
September 26, 2016
Thinking about our research soundscapes.

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May 14, 2007
John Around Him is a student in the Bunker Hill Community College English class that was the subject of Wick Sloane's last column. The class focuses on writing as a skill to manage your own destiny -- a job letter, for example, or a memorandum to make something happen.
May 11, 2007
News of New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo’s investigation of questionable student loan practices was initially met with dismissive contempt from most of the permanent players in the loan programs. The student loan industry lost precious crisis-management time to cognitive dissonance with the very idea of an enforcement agency that it didn’t control.
May 10, 2007
Alexander C. McCormick writes about the problem with 'U.S. News' rankings that nobody talks about.
May 9, 2007
How much excitement can you take? Scott McLemee looks at some scholarly scandals that seem faintly familiar.
May 8, 2007
Adam Weinberg writes that it is time to pay less attention to numbers of students and more to what they learn and how programs are structured.

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