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October 15, 2019
Colleges and universities must have the flexibility to deal with matters of conduct without the government looking over their shoulders, argues Sigal Ben-Porath.
October 14, 2019
Jim Jump considers the implications of the ACT scoring changes.
October 14, 2019
We're not teaching students enough about weapons of mass destruction -- and it shows, warns Sarah Bidgood.

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October 15, 2019
Eli Saslow’s excellent Rising Out of Hatred demonstrates how campuses can work magic -- even on the most vile racists.
October 15, 2019
A diversity strategy that relies on wealth.
October 14, 2019
What higher ed can learn from the TV revolution.

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February 1, 2005
As Scott McLemee introduces his new column, he feels a little bit like the fictional German philosopher created by Thomas Carlyle.
January 27, 2005
Beware the power of the syllabus, warns Terry Caesar. It defines not only the course, but also the role of the professor.
January 25, 2005
How short-sighted can this administration be?Answer: terribly and tragically.In the 2006 federal budget he will release in early February, President Bush is expected to propose killing off two programs, Upward Bound and Talent Search, that have helped millions of disadvantaged students prepare for college. This makes no long-term economic sense.
January 18, 2005
Sandy Baum explains what the Bush proposals would do -- and what remains to be done -- for a vital aid program.
January 17, 2005
I must confess to a certain bias in the discussion of the community college baccalaureate. I am one of the few individuals who has worked at two institutions -- Utah Valley State College and West Virginia University-Parkersburg -- that have left the ranks of true community colleges in order to expand their mission to include baccalaureate degrees.

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