October 27, 2016
While it is impossible to “futureproof” a board, assessing its strengths and potential vulnerabilities can go a long way toward ensuring that it is prepared for what’s ahead, write Peter Eckel and Cathy Trower.
October 26, 2016
Intercollegiate athletics programs, which are only justifiable on our campuses if they can offer significant learning experiences, should be assessed for their educational impact, argues Michael G. Bowen.

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October 27, 2016
Transfer, censorship, school schedules and pumpkin carving.
October 27, 2016
The costs of child care.


July 29, 2009
Jerome Weeks went from literary scholarship to Grub Street -- then on to multimedia broadcasting. Scott McLemee catches up.
July 28, 2009
President Obama's call for more Americans to earn college degrees may not be the best way to improve the economy, writes Michael Rizzo.
July 27, 2009
The overblown controversy over Clemson's approach to U.S. News shows not only the folly of rating colleges, but also the wisdom of good campus planning, Garrison Walters argues.
July 24, 2009
It's time to take a different approach to the debate over what happened to Henry Louis Gates Jr., writes Rob Weir.
July 23, 2009
A new report on board members reflects a bias of administrators in favor of a governance role that is far too limited, writes Anne D. Neal.


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