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March 21, 2019
Low-income students face many more obstacles to earning a college degree than affluent ones. Preferences for alumni children shouldn’t be among them, argues Peter McPherson.
March 21, 2019
Strengthening connections between credit and noncredit work-force programs at community colleges would be beneficial for students, writes Jim Jacobs.
March 20, 2019
The people who support academic boycott, divestment and sanctions are demanding academic freedom for themselves and their fellow boycotters but denying it to their students, argues Tammi Rossman-Benjamin.

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March 20, 2019
Establishing a national online university is a Hail Mary pass for an institution that's not being sufficiently supported. It's a common story throughout the country.
March 20, 2019
Layers, costs and careers.  
March 20, 2019
Rebranding and rethinking remote academic work.

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December 14, 2005
A literary scholar pays tribute to the essay as a literary genre. Scott McLemee thinks you should wait a couple of weeks before reading this book.
December 13, 2005
Larry Arnhart wants biology students not just to learn about the father of evolutionary theory, but to read his words.
December 12, 2005
W. Robert Connor wonders why so many in academe are reluctant to deal with issues of meaning and value.
December 9, 2005
Linda Hirshman looks at the stay-at-home Moms of academe and says they need to start using their real power.
December 8, 2005
Publishers and libraries are heading for a future of electronic only journals. Eileen Gifford Fenton and Roger C. Schonfeld offer suggestions to smooth the way.

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