October 26, 2016
Intercollegiate athletics programs, which are only justifiable on our campuses if they can offer significant learning experiences, should be assessed for their educational impact, argues Michael G. Bowen.
October 25, 2016
For all President Obama, Jill Biden and Martha Kanter have done for the institutions, Wick Sloane offers his thanks. Now it's up to the colleges themselves, he writes.

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October 26, 2016
Five disguises you might don during graduate school.
October 26, 2016
An Open Access Week thought: Take that energy expended in fighting journal cancelations and put it somewhere useful - into open access to research.


June 15, 2007
Many professors see institutional work as a distraction from research and teaching. They and their colleges must change that, Jim Lakso and Jim Tuten write.
June 14, 2007
Stephen Joel Trachtenberg says there could have been another approach -- more fitting to an educational institution -- to the Marilee Jones case.
June 13, 2007
The late Richard Rorty was a pragmatist philosopher and a generous soul. Scott McLemee looks back....
June 12, 2007
When enormously wealthy individuals give millions to enormously wealthy universities, it's time to stop calling it philanthropy, writes Walter M. Kimbrough.
June 11, 2007
Terry Caesar considers networks, knowing the "right people," and prestige real and imagined.


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