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August 5, 2020
During the pandemic, the research ecosystem has undergone a complex transformation, which will necessitate a multifaceted response, write Peter Schiffer and Jay Walsh.
August 5, 2020
What if colleges viewed this fall not only as a campus emergency of epic proportions, Cathy N. Davidson and Dianne Harris ask, but also as an astonishing educational opportunity?
August 4, 2020
The most tumultuous spring in generations has exacerbated the challenges these already vulnerable groups face in succeeding in higher education, writes Jack Markell.

Letters to the Editor

July 16, 2020
"We need free and open dialogue as a community more than ever."
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.

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Blogs

August 5, 2020
How would you answer these questions about the future of digital learning?
August 5, 2020
Those with leverage are using it. Those without it must find new ways to influence those who hold power.
August 5, 2020
Colleges and universities sometimes struggle to find their unique voice and tell compelling stories. If you are telling a story, are people paying attention? Are you cutting through the clutter?

Archive

July 29, 2020
It's just one example of how the pandemic could open up opportunities to leave the well-trodden pathways of tradition in favor of smarter alternatives, write Russ Castronovo and Caroline Levine.
July 29, 2020
Engaging students with people who practice international traditions and cultures within the United States must become the focus, writes William G. Durden.
July 28, 2020
The skills measured by conventional standardized exams don't appear to be central to STEM success, Robert J. Sternberg writes, and colleges should not rely on such tests in isolation.
July 28, 2020
Colleges needn’t cut tuition to boost enrollment this fall -- they just need to offer students what they really want, argues Matt Wilkerson.
July 27, 2020
While the pandemic has created significant financial challenges for many higher education institutions, the campus itself may be the solution, Grace Winters and Elizabeth Levin write.

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