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March 18, 2019
Ramping up scrutiny of their admissions practices could threaten selective colleges' fund-raising efforts -- but the risks of not doing so are much greater, writes Ryan Craig.
March 18, 2019
With admissions systems receiving more scrutiny than ever, Jim Jump wonders how higher education will respond.
March 15, 2019
The most disheartening aspect of the recent admissions scandal is the absence of fundamental precepts of good character, write David Holmes and Robert Massa.

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March 17, 2019
Conflicting priorities in an era of tight budgets.  
March 17, 2019
I feel fortunate, because judging from popular opinion, liking one's job is relatively rare.

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January 20, 2012
After investing nearly 16 years in a full-time faculty job, Carolyn Foster Segal gives it up -- and suggests that others ask some hard questions before taking jobs like hers.
January 19, 2012
Many selective institutions say too few military vets are qualified to enroll. Wick Sloane issues them a challenge: Run free summer sessions to help build the pool.
January 18, 2012
Debate over free speech and classroom controversy usually generates more heat than light. Scott McLemee looks at a cool new book.
January 17, 2012
Melonie Fullick reviews the clichés and half-truths that dominated too much discussion of academe in 2011.
January 16, 2012
The stampede that killed a woman at the University of Johannesburg reflects terrible realities facing higher education in South Africa, writes Adam Habib.      

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