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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 21, 2017
Iowa's proposal for political balance in faculty hiring.  
February 21, 2017
The real meaning of the WCET Distance Education Price and Cost Report.

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February 28, 2008
Sharon S. Lee writes that recent student newspaper controversies point to larger issues about the way groups interact and are defined on campuses.
February 27, 2008
Are there rules for what titles you are permitted to keep on your shelves? Scott McLemee thinks it's all rule of thumb.
February 26, 2008
Higher education has progressed in making educational materials freely available over the Internet, but technical challenges -- and, perhaps more stubbornly, cultural resistance -- must still be overcome, says Lisa Petrides.
February 25, 2008
States need to move beyond enrollment formulas, write George R. Boggs and Marlene B. Seltzer.
February 22, 2008
A year after being interviewed for jobs, Kimberly A. Hamlin is asking the questions of candidates, and considers her new perspective.

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