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February 22, 2017
Abraham Flexner's The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge highlights how the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake has shown itself to be a powerful force in the world, writes Scott McLemee.
February 21, 2017
Entrepreneur mania seems to be sweeping higher education institutions, but an entire university based largely on those principles is problematic, argues Steven C. Ward.

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February 21, 2017
Iowa's proposal for political balance in faculty hiring.  
February 21, 2017
The real meaning of the WCET Distance Education Price and Cost Report.

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December 23, 2008
It's time to question an increasingly popular way to organize a key part of undergraduate education, writes Joseph Kugelmass.
December 22, 2008
Entertainment companies should stop policing illegal downloading by college students, Joseph Storch argues, and head to the new frontier: the mobile device as all-purpose media-access machine.
December 22, 2008
Arthur Levine writes that colleges could easily miss an opportunity offered by the presidential transition, but that the right kind of conclave could make this a constructive moment for tackling key issues.
December 19, 2008
Every American decade has its archetypes. If you were heading off to business school in the 1980s, you might have wondered – or even worried – you’d end up like Alex Keaton from the hit TV series "Family Ties." Alex scoffed at the Peace Corps past of his parents, and believed he could amass all the wealth and status that he wanted without being too concerned about the political affairs of the world around him -- beyond, perhaps, advocating for lower tax rates on capital gains.
December 18, 2008
Ralph Hexter sees similarities between the reward structures of the business world and the college world -- and thinks academics should offer a different model.

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