October 27, 2016
While it is impossible to “futureproof” a board, assessing its strengths and potential vulnerabilities can go a long way toward ensuring that it is prepared for what’s ahead, write Peter Eckel and Cathy Trower.
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.

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October 27, 2016
The costs of child care.
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.


December 17, 2008
An author's diaries are where the will to write is forged. Scott McLemee sneaks a guilty peek.
December 16, 2008
Maria Shine Stewart reflects on her experiences -- including a little trauma -- on her personal flight with technology.
December 15, 2008
Reports misusing data on other countries’ populations and performance to show the failures of U.S. higher education also miss the ways those countries are really ahead of us, writes Clifford Adelman.
December 12, 2008
Myles Brand, president of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, has been embarking lately on a peculiar public relations campaign. With NCAA member institutions increasingly worried about the consequences of Title IX, a federal statute that governs the gender distribution of athletic opportunity, Brand has been loudly urging them all to, well, shut up about it.
December 11, 2008
The economic crisis points to the need to change antitrust policies so that private colleges can agree on joint steps that would cut costs, writes William G. Durden.


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