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October 23, 2017
Claiming that academics are failing to engage with the general public is intellectual laziness at best and anti-intellectual posturing at worst, argues Adam Kotsko.
October 20, 2017
In a letter to trustees, Rachel Toor explains why a university should take its students out of harm’s way.

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October 23, 2017
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October 23, 2017
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December 28, 2009
Forget the conventional wisdom about how the recession and student interests in preparing for jobs are dooming the liberal arts, writes Mary B. Marcy.
December 23, 2009
Federal loans should go to those who are most likely to benefit from higher education, not to everyone who can enroll, writes Jackson Toby.
December 22, 2009
A federal investigation into admissions preferences for men will expose a serious problem, and raise the question of why college leaders won't talk about it, writes Richard Whitmire.
December 21, 2009
Forty-five large pizzas, one U.S. senator, and Aristotle and the rhetorical triangle. Wick Sloane and his students report from the land of late night classes.
December 18, 2009
Education Secretary Arne Duncan delivered a tough message to state colleges last month: Despite the cascading effects of the recession falling hardest on state governments, states should not expect the federal government to provide stopgap money to maintain business as usual. Duncan advised states to get creative. Lumina Foundation for Education agrees. To increase the percentage of Americans with high-quality degrees and credentials to 60 percent by 2025, as President Obama aims to do, the nation needs quantum improvements in productivity.

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