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January 18, 2017
Scott McLemee reviews Robert E. Denton Jr.’s scholarship on the American presidency, which highlights how immediately coping with the lack of any guidebook is one of the most urgent demands of the office.
January 17, 2017
We need to engage in a serious dialogue about our role in exacerbating the opportunity gap and our obligation to close it, argues Dan Greenstein.

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January 18, 2017
Film and protest.
January 18, 2017
“I need this class to stay on my parents’ health insurance.”
January 18, 2017
A librarian explains why grad students should consult her colleagues more often.

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June 2, 2009
We are living in an era in which accountability is a public mandate. The pressures of a global market and domestic economic failures have refocused our attention more clearly on ensuring that institutions -- whether banks, government agencies, or universities -- are producing the results that they promise.
June 1, 2009
Despite the importance of financial aid, efforts to attract more people to higher education will not succeed without adequate funding for programs that provide academic support for low-income students, writes Arnold Mitchem.
May 29, 2009
Wick Sloane offers his personal approach for improving (low) community college completion rates: Sticky buns, handshakes and a little more time.
May 28, 2009
Michael D. Yates recalls frustrations with students over preparation -- and how he turned to unlikely sources to try to inspire a change.
May 27, 2009
The Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities was held in Washington last week. Scott McLemee experiences "the wisdom of repugnance."

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