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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 22, 2017
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February 22, 2017
Digital books, digital reading, and the conflict between concentrated ownership and research.
February 22, 2017
Shared governance is important. Does it really exist?

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July 14, 2009
When the pressures of the job are getting to him, Todd Diacon hops on his bike and hits the road.
July 13, 2009
Building traditions and a sense of community -- even if they take a little time -- are crucial to the success of administrators, writes Ronald S. Byrnes.
July 10, 2009
Maria Shine Stewart planned to take advantage of slightly quieter summer days to clean house. She instead confronts her packrat tendencies.
July 9, 2009
Some are closing, but more are shifting toward a more "professional" orientation. Higher education leaders shouldn't let this drift occur without assessing it, write Roger Baldwin and Vicki Baker.
July 8, 2009
We all want to change the world.... Scott McLemee interviews the editor of a new encyclopedia covering 500 years of upheaval.

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