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February 22, 2017
Abraham Flexner's The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge highlights how the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake has shown itself to be a powerful force in the world, writes Scott McLemee.
February 21, 2017
Entrepreneur mania seems to be sweeping higher education institutions, but an entire university based largely on those principles is problematic, argues Steven C. Ward.

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February 22, 2017
Digital books, digital reading, and the conflict between concentrated ownership and research.
February 22, 2017
Shared governance is important. Does it really exist?
No.
February 21, 2017
Iowa's proposal for political balance in faculty hiring.  

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September 1, 2009
As comforting as lamentation can be, colleges and their leaders will waste an opportunity if they respond to the economic crisis with frugality and caution, David E. Shi writes.
August 31, 2009
With so many companies collapsing, Daniel J. Ennis notices that academics are no longer being told that they need to learn management and strategy from the corporate world.
August 28, 2009
Academics should do more than wring their hands over the Great Newspaper Meltdown, David Scobey argues: They should play host to campus-based ventures for local and state news.
August 27, 2009
Big-time college athletes are not amateurs nor should they be pros, and the NCAA needs a new model to recognize that, Allen Sack argues.
August 26, 2009
A new book studies how criminals communicate with each other. Scott McLemee looks for career advice...

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