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October 28, 2020
Historian John R. Thelin returns to the ’60s, when Biden -- along with the majority of his classmates -- was regular, not radical.
October 28, 2020
In educational institutions today, students must grapple with real life-and-death decisions, writes Rita Kirk.
October 27, 2020
Colleges provide many benefits that are central to American democracy, chief among them their role in mitigating authoritarian preferences and attitudes, writes Anthony P. Carnevale.

Letters to the Editor

July 13, 2020
Layoffs disproportionately affect those who teach our students, rather than "slimming down the overstuffed, overpaid and frequently incompetent administration."
July 13, 2020
A "hateful and demeaning" slap at people with names "given to us at birth and not ours to choose -- as if we are all implicitly morally inferior."
July 10, 2020
The rules on international students are part of what is akin to a Denial of Service attack by the Trump administration on higher education.
July 9, 2020
I am dismayed by his dismissive use of a right-wing trope like “indoctrination” to denounce a viewpoint he dislikes.
July 8, 2020
Dr. Kim chooses not to address the substance of Dr. Kolnick’s article, whose concerns he claims to share, but instead seizes on a couple of generalizations about online learning in Dr. Kolnick’s piece.

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October 28, 2020
Why near-universal remote work is translating into an unsustainable proliferation of virtual meetings.
October 28, 2020
A clear choice for those who care about higher education.  
October 28, 2020
How a special newspaper section can prompt a serious reflection about this nation’s past and about history education more broadly.

Archive

October 8, 2020
Technology encouraged social distancing on campuses long before the pandemic exacerbated it, writes Adam J. Davis, and the challenge now is how to rebuild connections.
October 7, 2020
With the precariousness of many positions due to COVID, departments should help adjuncts gain experience that will allow them to secure needed employment elsewhere, writes Eric Falwell.
October 7, 2020
The exclusion of custodial workers from conversations about such topics reflects a broader culture of race- and class-based inequality, argues Calley Marotta.
October 6, 2020
William G. Durden explains how colleges might radically rethink one major aspect of contemporary undergraduate education: student life and nonacademic ancillary services.
October 5, 2020
Higher ed leaders must have the vision and moral compass to develop creative, ethical and responsible strategies to mitigate the effects of any short-term budget deficits, writes Kavita Daiya.

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