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January 24, 2017
Robert Massa contends that early-decision admissions programs do not, in fact, necessarily act against the inclusion of disadvantaged students at the nation’s most prestigious institutions.
January 23, 2017
Once a skeptic of “big data,” Danielle Caldwell is now convinced of its ability to empower institutions to match students to the right programs and provide individualized support through graduation.

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January 24, 2017
Pushing back, hard, on the narrative that colleges should be run like businesses.
January 24, 2017
Deb Maue lists eight professional New Year’s resolutions for higher ed marketing leaders to consider.

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September 4, 2008
Like all good Ohio State University alumni (M.P.A. '95), I've been preparing to obsessively follow the highly-ranked Buckeyes football team from the pre-season all the way to the traditional blowout loss in the National Championship game on January 8th. But this year my loyalties are divided. I have a new favorite team: the aptly-named Mavericks of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, which recently had the temerity to issue a press release announcing that it may be doing a particularly good job of helping its students learn.
September 3, 2008
It’s a brave new world for tenure-track faculty members, graduate students, and postdocs these days. New and aspiring professors enter an academy in which the traditional boundaries defining faculty work, the “Big 3” of teaching, research and service, are blurred and, in many cases, disappearing as modern scholarship becomes increasingly collaborative, cooperative, and integrated. For example, not only do we pull the most recent research results into our class lectures but, increasingly, we actively involve our undergraduates in the research enterprise.
September 2, 2008
Doing so might bruise the egos of senior professors. But a college could increase the quality of its faculty by giving relatively higher salaries to junior professors, James D. Miller writes.
August 29, 2008
I hadn’t seen the movie and I hadn’t read the book, but I’d seen the preview and the poster: “The Only Thing More Surprising than the Chance She's Taking ... Is Where It's Taking Her.” That one’s for me, I thought, of all the slogans in all the movie ads in all the world, that one’s for me.
August 28, 2008
Forbes portrays its new college rankings as an outcomes-oriented alternative to U.S. News. But the outcomes it chooses -- including Ratemyprofessors.com -- make it seem like a parody, Patricia McGuire writes.

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