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September 27, 2016
Well-meaning administrators and faculty members have put processes into place that show little awareness of the hurdles students confront, says Bridget Burns.
September 26, 2016
Three major experiences shape student motivation to stay in college and graduate, writes Vincent Tinto.

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September 27, 2016
Lofty (yet unsubstantiated) claims of “high-quality teaching” or graduates who “go on to start amazing careers in a variety of well-known companies” don’t cut it for international prospects. Real evidence is needed.
September 26, 2016
An interview with instructional designer Kes Schroer.

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January 8, 2008
Professors complain about all the writing they have to do to get students into grad school, but Randal Doane wonders if they think enough about the process.
January 7, 2008
“The banquet of my Wiley years was the tutelage of Tolson.”-- James Farmer, Lay Bare the Heart
January 4, 2008
It’s getting steadily harder for academically competitive universities to play big-time football without compromising themselves. Allen Sack suggests a new approach.
January 3, 2008
After a year in which it dominated the headlines, the student loan “scandal” has lost its head of steam. New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has largely moved on to other areas of interest. And the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, which have each passed different Sarbanes-Oxley-like versions of legislation to address the issue, have also taken up other matters for now.
January 2, 2008
The executive editor of MIT Press has been at his post for three decades. Scott McLemee checks in with a patriarch of academic publishing.

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