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.


October 8, 2010
The Rutgers tragedy is a reminder that cybergossip -- commonly about first-year females -- is widespread and that campus leaders need to take a stand against it, writes Dawn Watkins.
October 7, 2010
In a recent essay at Inside Higher Ed, Cary Nelson, president of the American Association of University Professors, underlined the new policy position of the association that all long-term adjunct or contingent faculty who have taught at least six years be granted tenure. He urged his tenured colleagues to show "solidarity" with their currently untenured colleagues.
October 6, 2010
The White House summit offered community colleges a day in the spotlight, writes Wick Sloane. The rest is up to the institutions themselves.
October 6, 2010
Measuring scholarly influence by citations made sense... once. Scott McLemee looks at the emerging alternatives.
October 5, 2010
The Obama administration is right to recognize the key role of community colleges -- but it should embrace quality for-profit institutions, too, write Jonathan Kaplan and Terry O'Banion.


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