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October 19, 2018
In On the Future: Prospects for Humanity, Martin Rees encourages us to think beyond the new norms of diminished and collapsing expectations, writes Scott McLemee.
October 19, 2018
Many community colleges rely too much on associate degrees that have little labor market value and too rarely lead to a four-year credential, Ryan Craig argues.
October 18, 2018
Stephen J. Ceci, Scott O. Lilienfeld and Wendy M. Williams suggest a possible solution to the thorny debate over the practice.

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October 19, 2018
FAFSA, debt relief, comic relief.
October 19, 2018
The college presidency.
October 18, 2018
Why this excellent book gets higher education completely wrong.

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March 23, 2006
The latest exhibit in an increasingly frustrating pattern of eroding public trust is that of the College Board's misrepresentation of 4,000 students' SAT scores. The fact that the mistake occurred, while significant and unfortunate, is not really at the heart of the public's concern. As the College Board stated in its initial press release, the students affected by this error represent only eight-tenths of one percent of the more than 400,000 students who took the test in October.
March 22, 2006
Once a band gets to the recording studio, lawyers often grab the microphone. Scott McLemee asks a musicologist if that's a good thing.
March 21, 2006
Wick Sloane on what got said (and what didn't) at Monday's public hearing before the higher ed commission.
March 20, 2006
*** English Department, Box 8765A, U of All People, Centerville, KR 58767 (www.uallp.edu/english). Assistant Professor in Renaissance literature. Ph.D. required. 3/3 load. Salary $40,000. Duties include teaching composition, gym, and specialty every fifth year. Send CV and letter to Hiring Committee Chair. Deadline Oct. 15. ***
March 17, 2006
Brian C. Mitchell, president of Bucknell, explains why colleges like his won't long be an anomaly in big-time sports.

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