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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 22, 2017
Responses prompt new questions.  
February 22, 2017
Digital books, digital reading, and the conflict between concentrated ownership and research.
February 22, 2017
Shared governance is important. Does it really exist?

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March 17, 2009
When professors discuss their conditions with students, the positive consequences extend well beyond a course, writes Linda Kornasky.
March 16, 2009
In Part II of her series on a president returning to the classroom, Karen Gross offers early reflections on faculty roles and rewards, viral communication, and creating critical thinkers.
March 13, 2009
Maybe they're not like this at your college or university. But David Galef offers insights into "types" of leaders found in higher education -- or at least at U of All People.
March 12, 2009
Robert E. Cummings argues that the popular online encyclopedia -- much derided by many professors -- can provide guidance that no instructor alone can offer.
March 11, 2009
To Kindle or not to Kindle? Scott McLemee thinks that's not really the question....

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