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November 22, 2017
W. Kent Barnds asks: Are they really that different?
November 21, 2017
A poem by Laurence Musgrove about teaching and tragedy.

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November 21, 2017
Setting examples; bad ideas in Congress; accreditation woes; Happy Thanksgiving.  
November 21, 2017
A list of the 2017 digital learning innovation conferences that I attended, and those that I missed.
November 21, 2017
Ajit Pai thinks we're being hysterical because we don't trust our internet service providers to act in our best interest. That's hysterical. 

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September 10, 2009
Like most of us who work in higher education, I really don’t have the time, or the courage, to be an activist for adjunct faculty rights. But I’m making the time and I’m summoning the courage because I’m not only an adjunct; I’m a parent and a citizen who is concerned — indeed, afraid — for the future of higher education.
September 9, 2009
When I became an associate dean for undergraduate programs not quite four years ago, I did not know the term “helicopter parent,” even though I’d sent my only child off to college not long before. By the time I’d had the job for a year, the label was so ubiquitously present that I knew exactly why a PowerPoint conference presentation that began with a swooping helicopter, complete with soundtrack, brought down the house.
September 8, 2009
After his institution imposes an inarguable "excellence" fee on students, Clarence Sowers envisions other one-time charges to follow.
September 4, 2009
The 18 months that I spent on Margaret Spellings’ Commission on the Future of Higher Education left me convinced that American higher education must undergo dramatic change if it is to keep thriving. The commission got that part right, even if -- as I believe and argue in my new book, Making Reform Work: The Case for Transforming American Higher Education (Rutgers University Press) -- many of its preconceptions and strategies were deeply flawed.
September 3, 2009
Colleges need a new set of discussions -- involving students, professors, administrators and their communities, write Michelle Asha Cooper and David A. Longanecker.

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