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February 20, 2018
Mark Edmundson explores -- and applauds -- current students' quest for identity but says that achieving it is only half the game.
February 19, 2018
It's not easy to speak up on behalf of a colleague under face-to-face attack from students, but we must do so to defend our free speech, argues Jonathan Zimmerman.

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February 20, 2018
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February 20, 2018
Memo to socially conscious students: Dead white male authors and today's pop stars and rappers have much in common.

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February 1, 2010
Elizabeth Kiss and J. Peter Euben consider why and how colleges engage in a crucial form of instruction.
January 29, 2010
What happens when you pour all your effort into a work -- and hardly anyone seems to notice the result?
January 28, 2010
Congress should regularly require states to maintain their spending on higher education, F. King Alexander argues.
January 27, 2010
It is not only people living on islands who count as insular -- etymology notwithstanding. Consider a recent piece by New York Times columnist David Brooks, whose usual shtick might be called “Thornstein Veblen for Dummies.” Using the disaster in Haiti following the earthquake earlier this month as his peg, Brooks diagnosed the country’s poverty and imploding civil society as byproducts of Voodoo – which, with its magical worldview, discourages rational calculation and planning.
January 26, 2010
It's time for all colleges to release an understandable report on how they measure learning, and accreditors should require such disclosure, writes Douglas C. Bennett.

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