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September 24, 2020
We must work to establish institutional cultures that look, feel and are as much as possible like the just world we profess to value, writes Larry E. Davis.
September 24, 2020
Essentializing college football might help get us through these uncharacteristically difficult times of great isolation, division and uncertainty, Matthew J. Mayhew and Musbah Shaheen contend.
September 23, 2020
Bruce H. Lindsey, recently deputy commander of the U.S. Fleet Forces Command, and Judith Wilde, a professor and former chief operating officer, provide three key tips for strategic crisis planning.

Blogs

September 24, 2020
“It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future.”
September 24, 2020
Why colleges and universities must explain their purpose and value -- even during a pandemic.
September 24, 2020
A thank-you note, in blog form.

Archive

October 20, 2005
Scott McLemee takes a look at a new book discussing fairness, justice, and the possibly excessive vileness of the McNugget.
October 19, 2005
Undergraduates aren't the only ones on campus who drink a lot. Shari Wilson explores the reasons.
October 18, 2005
This summer, Scott McLemee hoped academic librarians would blog more about their work. Voila! Introducing ACRLog.
October 17, 2005
Universities celebrate their achievements in an endless series of public pronouncements. Like the imaginary residents of Lake Wobegon, all universities are above average, all are growing, and all improve. In most cases, these claims of progress rest on a technically accurate foundation:   Applications did increase, the average SAT scores did rise, the amount of financial aid did climb, private gifts did spike upward, and faculty research funding did grow.
October 14, 2005
When I was just a few years out of graduate school I wrote a “treatment” for a television series to be called “The Young Professors.” The show tracked the adventures of three new assistant professors as they negotiated the ins and outs of life at Soybean State College, a medium-sized, teaching-intensive public institution somewhere in the Midwest.

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