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 27, 2016
Transfer, censorship, school schedules and pumpkin carving.
October 27, 2016
The costs of child care.


September 12, 2016
As we begin a new academic year, institutional leaders should engage their campus communities in honest, data-driven conversations about what to do better, argues Bonita J. Brown.
September 9, 2016
Surprised at some of the changes you see on your campus as you return from the summer? David Galef provides a tongue-in-cheek review of what's taken place.
September 8, 2016
Natasha Baker analyzes the potential impact of the ruling by the National Labor Relations Board on graduate assistants' right to unionize at Columbia University.
September 8, 2016
Joseph G. Ramsey reflects on grad students’ earlier efforts to unionize, arguing that those students who simply accepted low pay and few benefits were helping their own longed-for tenure-track jobs to disappear.
September 7, 2016
Aaron James's provocative new theory on Donald Trump suggests that the presidential candidate's rise makes a certain amount of sense in the context of a republic collapsing under strain, writes Scott McLemee.


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