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November 24, 2015
Humanities scholars conduct their research in an arena that is flexible, efficient and cost-effective, and they should be funded accordingly, writes Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt.
November 23, 2015
To help those students obtain a degree or credential, colleges should consider accepting alternative-credit courses like those evaluated and approved by the American Council on Education, says Deborah Seymour.

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November 24, 2015 - 9:00pm
Batteries, Bandwidth, and Mobile Micropayments
November 24, 2015 - 4:52pm
Many issues to consider.
November 23, 2015 - 9:21pm
We have less funding for the things that really matter while paying much more to compensate for austerity policies.


November 1, 2007
In the blogging circles in which I run, one of my many claims to fame is the extent to which I am tired of blogging. I am the author of several pieces on the drawbacks of academic blogging in particular (see, for instance, “On Academic Blogging: A Diagnosis”), and I seize upon any evidence of momentary fatigue or frustration in other academic bloggers as proof of my prescience and insight.
October 31, 2007
The editors of the cultural magazine .N+1 are publishing a booklet called What We Should Have Known: Two Discussions that they have prepared for undergraduates. Copies have only just come back from the printer, it seems, but I’ve had a look at a prepublication PDF and now feel a certain evangelizing fervor for the whole project.
October 30, 2007
Making Pell Grants available to 11th graders could help students from low-income families realize that affording a higher education is within their reach, Mark G. Yudof writes.
October 29, 2007
Paula M. Krebs considers the way applying for a major foundation grant offers ideas for managing academic life generally.
October 26, 2007
Like most young faculty members, I began my first job with my eyes on the prize six years ahead -- tenure. Even though I was coming out of University of the Elite and heading Rural College, I was under no illusions that it would be easy. Amidst the bucolic surroundings and relaxed environment of my new institution, I knew I would be buried under a 4-4 teaching load, the pressure to produce a book pre-tenure, and the usual service work and personal attention to students that small institutions expect.


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