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April 3, 2020
Colleges must immediately develop flexible financial planning that accounts for what happens in the spring and what might occur in the fall, write Brian C. Mitchell and Richard K. Gaumer.
April 2, 2020
Higher education institutions are well positioned to lead efforts beyond campus borders, write S. Abu Turab Rizvi and Peter Eckel, who offer three suggestions for doing so.
April 1, 2020
The brand of remote instruction most colleges are offering now will create a backlash against online education. Colleges will have to significantly expand the learning ecosystem to overcome it, write Peter Stokes and Mark Johnson.

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April 3, 2020
Synchronous courses, old friends, a mystery solved and a tribute.
April 2, 2020
Features pushed back for 90 days as Zoom focuses on privacy and security.
April 2, 2020
We may be looking at teaching from a distance for the indefinite future. I had to figure out how to teach students I'd never meet.

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April 18, 2005
David Galef on "What I Learned at the Associated Writing Programs Conference."
April 15, 2005
John V. Lombardi on why the student/faculty ratio owns a special place among the most spurious of higher education statistics.
April 14, 2005
Time to face up to reality: The world is flat....
April 13, 2005
Freedom of speech is crucial both to a healthy democracy and the life of the mind. The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibits Congress from any act that would abridge it and the charters of most of our colleges and universities recognize that freedom of thought and speech are essential to a healthy academic community.
April 12, 2005
Ask almost any American writer today for a list of his or her literary idols, and Frank Conroy’s name usually rises near the top. The author of one of the best books of our age, Stop-Time, published in 1967, as well as the director of the greatest incubator of literary talent ever assembled, the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Conroy was as close to legend as any living writer gets. Not to mention a Grammy winner—for best liner notes. Despite a rough beginning, he made the most of a life that ended last week, when he died at age 69 of colon cancer.

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