October 27, 2016
While it is impossible to “futureproof” a board, assessing its strengths and potential vulnerabilities can go a long way toward ensuring that it is prepared for what’s ahead, write Peter Eckel and Cathy Trower.
October 26, 2016
Intercollegiate athletics programs, which are only justifiable on our campuses if they can offer significant learning experiences, should be assessed for their educational impact, argues Michael G. Bowen.

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October 27, 2016
Transfer, censorship, school schedules and pumpkin carving.
October 27, 2016
The costs of child care.


July 25, 2008
Sorry men, writes Mary Hatcher-Skeers, the gender equity problem in science has not been solved.
July 24, 2008
Revamp the financial aid system? Robert Shireman says the Education Department might focus its energy in its last days on a less-ambitious but helpful goal: better URLs for its Web sites.
July 23, 2008
Newspapers keep abandoning any responsibility toward books. Scott McLemee looks back at print culture....
July 22, 2008
William Major writes that it's time to stop complaining about how students write, and to get more professors in the classroom.
July 21, 2008
Philosophers offer views -- ethical and practical -- on whether older scholars should be making room for new Ph.D.'s.


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