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September 26, 2016
Three major experiences shape student motivation to stay in college and graduate, writes Vincent Tinto.
September 23, 2016
As we consider which aspects of racism we in higher education can most effectively address, we need to make our institutions ideal places for cultivating the sociological imagination, writes Judith Shapiro.

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September 25, 2016
There's good reasons why C students in intro courses are less likely to graduate.
September 25, 2016
An opportunity for community colleges.  
September 25, 2016
The end of the default?

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November 6, 2008
Amy Overman found rewards, but not those she expected, in her first experience offering a class through distance education.
November 5, 2008
What should the president-elect study between now and the inauguration? Scott McLemee presents a reading list.
November 4, 2008
Wick Sloane offers the presidential candidates his one-year plan for a federal role in education when most attention will be elsewhere.
November 3, 2008
Christopher Conway knows why traditional publishing models aren't working, but he writes that scholars should still resist a bit -- and mourn what is being lost.
October 31, 2008
I distinctly recall the first day of graduate school. Some of my classmates knew the field’s top-tier journals, the term “anonymous peer reviewing,” and each professor’s research area of expertise. I was a neophyte with raw, analytical skills, no publications, a healthy ego and a desire to teach at a small, liberal arts college, much like my alma mater. I soon learned my discipline – the jargon, the journals and the gossip.

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