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 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.


July 7, 2009
Jeffrey R. Di Leo explores issues of identity, dialogue and the practice of keeping identities secret in many practices of the academy.
July 6, 2009
If professors want to be good teachers, they need to stop making fun of their students, writes Larry D. Spence.
July 2, 2009
G. Thomas Couser explains to a student why excuses for academic dishonesty won't fly with him.
July 1, 2009
New digital tools help you manage your research files. Scott McLemee gazes into "the cloud."
June 30, 2009
Publishing -- especially university press publishing -- is a tough business. Recently, many presses have come under greater financial pressure or the threat of being closed completely. Much of this is due to the downturn in the economy, which strains state budgets and makes so-called ancillary operations like scholarly publishing expendable.


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