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March 18, 2019
Ramping up scrutiny of their admissions practices could threaten selective colleges' fund-raising efforts -- but the risks of not doing so are much greater, writes Ryan Craig.
March 18, 2019
With admissions systems receiving more scrutiny than ever, Jim Jump wonders how higher education will respond.
March 15, 2019
The most disheartening aspect of the recent admissions scandal is the absence of fundamental precepts of good character, write David Holmes and Robert Massa.

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March 17, 2019
Conflicting priorities in an era of tight budgets.  
March 17, 2019
I feel fortunate, because judging from popular opinion, liking one's job is relatively rare.

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September 1, 2005
There are lots of reasons to complain about how the press handles books. Scott McLemee wants to do more than complain.
August 31, 2005
What is the role of academe as the U.S. government tackles foreign dangers without sufficient attention to the values of democracy? And how does this relate to the way colleges pay professors? A view from 1948.
August 30, 2005
In my work as Oregon’s college evaluator, I am often asked why state approval is not "as good as accreditation" or "equivalent to accreditation."
August 29, 2005
Bruce G. Murphy says students and professors need to reclaim time -- and that to do that, we need to rethink the purpose of a college education.
August 26, 2005
Inside Higher Ed recently reported on four University of Pittsburgh professors critiquing the latest survey suggesting ideological one-sidedness in the academy. According to the Pitt quartet, self-selection accounts for findings that the faculty of elite disproportionately tilts to the Left.

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