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September 27, 2016
Well-meaning administrators and faculty members have put processes into place that show little awareness of the hurdles students confront, says Bridget Burns.
September 26, 2016
Three major experiences shape student motivation to stay in college and graduate, writes Vincent Tinto.

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September 27, 2016
Lofty (yet unsubstantiated) claims of “high-quality teaching” or graduates who “go on to start amazing careers in a variety of well-known companies” don’t cut it for international prospects. Real evidence is needed.
September 26, 2016
An interview with instructional designer Kes Schroer.

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May 1, 2007
Beware of policies that add to the stigma facing students with mental illness or to the barriers to their educations, writes Karen Bower.
April 30, 2007
Daniel H. Weiss considers some of the key questions facing liberal arts colleges -- and all of higher education.
April 27, 2007
Steven J. Bell critiques his fellow librarians on the state of their profession's debates (or lack thereof).
April 26, 2007
All Texas parents keep a watchful eye on their progeny's performance in high school, knowing that a "top 10 percent" class rank guarantees admission to the state college of their choice. There are variants in other states, but this is the best known. Acclaimed by many for opening doors to higher education for disadvantaged students at the state's most prestigious university, the program is now the target of sharp criticism from the University of Texas at Austin.
April 25, 2007
If college leaders want to learn how to recruit female scientists, they might want to visit the U. of Maryland-Baltimore County.

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