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February 22, 2017
Abraham Flexner's The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge highlights how the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake has shown itself to be a powerful force in the world, writes Scott McLemee.
February 21, 2017
Entrepreneur mania seems to be sweeping higher education institutions, but an entire university based largely on those principles is problematic, argues Steven C. Ward.

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February 21, 2017
Iowa's proposal for political balance in faculty hiring.  
February 21, 2017
The real meaning of the WCET Distance Education Price and Cost Report.
February 21, 2017
The worldwide market for higher education is large – and shifting.

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July 31, 2008
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July 30, 2008
Three years ago, an undercover agent in Maryland spied on activists. Scott McLemee finds her description in a sociologist's article from 1974.
July 29, 2008
College presidents and trustees must step up if American higher education is to meet the productivity and affordability challenges ahead, writes Larry A. Isaak.
July 28, 2008
Student excitement suggests that it's time for colleges to think not just about civic engagement, but about the curriculum in American history and politics, writes Richard M. Freeland.

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