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.
October 25, 2016
For all President Obama, Jill Biden and Martha Kanter have done for the institutions, Wick Sloane offers his thanks. Now it's up to the colleges themselves, he writes.

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October 26, 2016
Five disguises you might don during graduate school.
October 26, 2016
An Open Access Week thought: Take that energy expended in fighting journal cancelations and put it somewhere useful - into open access to research.


September 25, 2008
Barack Obama’s campaign slogan, “Change we can believe in,” will never be mistaken for a classic of the genre. It has none of the poetry of “morning again in America,” the precision of “a chicken in every pot,” or the back-slapping bonhomie of “I like Ike.”
September 24, 2008
A new book looks at the dumbing-down of American politics. Scott McLemee is surprised it's in one volume.
September 23, 2008
Times have changed, and just because the music and movie industries face challenges is no reason for them to turn higher ed into their enforcers, writes Kevin Carey.
September 22, 2008
The best approach to a mysterious process and unreasonable demands is to ignore them, writes Gary W. Lewandowski Jr.
September 19, 2008
Edward F. Palm, as a Vietnam vet and community college dean, offers some advice on what to say and do -- and what not to say and do.


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