March 23, 2018
Scott McLemee reviews new and forthcoming titles from university presses that take up these interconnected subjects.
March 23, 2018
Most colleges and universities rarely kill academic programs for underperforming. They (and their students) would be better off if they regularly culled programs that aren’t giving graduates the skills they need, Ryan Craig writes.

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March 23, 2018
Reflecting on the impact of Dr. Hawking's life and work on graduate students with disabilities.
March 23, 2018
A focus on the positive.
March 22, 2018
Academic innovation gigs, learning as a lens, and the desire for a different kind of community of practice.


December 15, 2017
The repression of academics in Turkey is worsening, writes Scott McLemee, who describes the growing international protest on behalf of such scholars and how one might join it.
December 14, 2017
College and university leaders should support current legislation that would return standard bankruptcy protections to student loans and restore basic fairness to the lending system, argues Alan Collinge.
December 13, 2017
Editing the Norton Anthology of World Literature ultimately changed Martin Puchner's view of the literary marketplace and what literature can do.
December 12, 2017
The pending legislation has fiscal implications for many small colleges and might well be the final nail in the coffin for those struggling to survive, writes David Gerard.
December 12, 2017
A change in Congress’s proposed excise tax provision could encourage institutions to use their resources to educate more talented low- and middle-income students, argues Catharine B. Hill.


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