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
Why we see postsecondary digital learning innovation everywhere but the statistics on costs, access, and quality.
October 26, 2016
Large scale efforts to quantify and standardize student learning are destined to miss the meaningful.
October 26, 2016
The Jisc Digital Leaders Programme


June 19, 2008
The Senate Finance Committee's interest in how Harvard spends its billions has troubling implications that extend to everyone in the nonprofit sector, warns Bernard Fryshman.
June 18, 2008
Scott McLemee continues his preview of the publishing season ahead.
June 17, 2008
Phil Ray Jack shares the realities of long-term adjunct status -- and what it means to finally gain a permanent position.
June 16, 2008
As summer begins, negotiations in the so-called Doha Round of world trade talks again heat up as countries jockey to retain their protection for domestic industries such as agriculture and to restrict non-agricultural market access. U.S. presidential candidates are focusing a lot of attention on issues of trade and immigration. The candidates blame a slowing U.S. economy and big jumps in the unemployment rate on NAFTA, Chinese currency policy, dependence on foreign oil, and globalization.
June 13, 2008
Judith Shapiro considers the state of anti-intellectualism and the responsibility of the educated to counter it.


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