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July 24, 2019
Randall Collins’s recently reissued 1979 book arguing that education and training are about credentialing rather than skills rings false in the digital age, Ryan Craig argues.
July 24, 2019
We faculty members are capable of both intellectual rigor and self-serving small-mindedness, astounding courage and craven pettiness. We are and are not special, writes Kathryn D. Blanchard.
July 23, 2019
We would do well to replace them with more tangible queries about teaching and mentoring, argues Alex Small.

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July 24, 2019
Ray Schroeder discusses the unusual mix of qualities that prepare people to succeed in the realm of faculty support.
July 24, 2019
Connecting the dots.
July 24, 2019
How do the influences of gospel music and Islamic practices meld into an American blues piece, then find interstellar travel? 

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February 17, 2005
Fifty years after it appeared, a classic history on academic freedom seems far too timely, writes Scott McLemee.
February 15, 2005
Scott McLemee takes a look at something more often practiced than theorized.
February 14, 2005
In the quest to measure university performance, both for valid or other reasons, we often latch on to statistics in ways that do more harm than good.
February 11, 2005
February 4, 2005
The federal system for determining students' financial needs is a complicated mess that deters low-income families. Ellen Frishberg's solution offers better information, not more money.

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