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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 21, 2017
Iowa's proposal for political balance in faculty hiring.  
February 21, 2017
The real meaning of the WCET Distance Education Price and Cost Report.

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May 19, 2008
James D. Miller defends as logical a state lawmaker's proposal to tax the assets of the wealthy colleges and universities within the state's borders.
May 16, 2008
As technologies and generations change, professors must consider new ways of building bridges with their students, Julie Frechette writes.
May 15, 2008
Just because China and the Middle East are increasingly important is no reason to drop study of French and German, writes Stephen Brockmann.
May 14, 2008
Looking for an affordable word processor that will also help you stay focused? Scott McLemee goes low-tech.
May 13, 2008
Why don’t we declare the bachelor’s degree obsolete? No, not education, not colleges and universities, not professors or libraries or students, just the four-year bachelor’s degree. (You might turn on your iPod while you read. You’ll see why.)

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