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A headshot of Florida governor Ron DeSantis, a 40-something white man with brown hair, speaking.
January 30, 2023
Florida’s decision to reject a new Advanced Placement class on African American studies raises unsettling questions, Lynn Pasquerella and Mary Dana Hinton write.
January 30, 2023
Jim Jump considers the Virginia attorney general’s fight with the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology.
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January 27, 2023
With trust in higher ed falling, higher ed needs to reimagine whom it serves and how, Taylor Randall writes.

Letters to the Editor

September 23, 2022
Some programs may be ending, but Mellon and ACLS still support dissertation work and early-career scholars.
September 20, 2022
Studies that don't clearly define key terms reinforce misunderstanding rather than guiding students and families.
September 13, 2022
Don't dismiss the efforts of fellow academics—and especially the hard work of junior professors—to keep the humanities vital.
August 16, 2022
University officials believed it needed to protect its First Amendment right to hire based on sincerely held religious beliefs and maintain a voluntary academic community based on a shared framework of faith.
August 4, 2022
Growing up was always hard to do. It’s getting harder, and universities are doing little to help.

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January 30, 2023
College admission tests are becoming a thing of the past.
January 30, 2023
Supporting and promoting innovation on campus.
January 30, 2023
Applying institutional graduation rates to individual students does real damage.

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January 23, 2023
ChatGPT raises questions about what we value in writing instruction, Hetal Thaker writes.
January 23, 2023
With the Supreme Court likely poised to bar affirmative action in admissions, it’s time to think about what we can consider, write Tom Bear and David Holmes.
January 20, 2023
Scott McLemee interviews author Robert T. Tally Jr. on J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit: Realizing History Through Fantasy: A Critical Companion.
January 20, 2023
Alfred University president Mark Zupan encourages other university administrators to continue to invest in Ukraine, its people and its future through scholarships.
January 19, 2023
Universities must do more to confront their complicity in slavery and colonization, moving beyond apologies and toward restitution and repair, Sharon Stein writes.

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