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October 22, 2018
A new report points to the need to challenge the cult of rankings, writes Jim Jump.
October 22, 2018
Assertions about the value of the humanities should not be predominantly defensive responses to those who mistakenly deride the economic outcomes of such an education, warns Robert Newman.
October 22, 2018
They prepare students for the challenges they will confront in their professional, political, social and cultural lives, argues Elizabeth H. Bradley.

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October 22, 2018
Opinions not backed by facts on community colleges.
October 22, 2018
Facebook's bad data ruined lives. Are we sufficiently vigilant in education?
October 22, 2018
The dispute raises fascinating intellectual questions about why racism affects minority groups in such different ways.

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February 7, 2012
Given the corrupting influence of rankings, there is no cause for surprise by what happened at Claremont McKenna, writes William D. Adams. What the incident should inspire is a collective stand.
February 6, 2012
The gaming of citation index measures has Gaye Tuchman wondering about how professors value themselves and their work.
February 3, 2012
For all the hubbub about massive online classes offered by elite universities, the real potential game-changer in higher education is competency-based learning, writes Ryan Craig.
February 3, 2012
A techno-phobe professor at U of All People experiments with the iPhone's voice-activated assistant -- and the results aren't pretty. David Galef surveys the damage.
February 2, 2012
Historians look back at the 2008 election in a new book. Scott McLemee registers his impressions.

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