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September 21, 2017
By concentrating so heavily on graduation rates, policy makers are ignoring danger signs that the amount that students are learning in college may be declining, writes Derek Bok.
September 20, 2017
Scott McLemee reviews Manhunt: Unabomber, a dramatic miniseries about Theodore Kaczynski and his capture by the FBI.

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September 21, 2017
Could the big idea that has captured so much of our higher ed imagination actually be wrong?
September 21, 2017
Incorporating inclusive language in the admissions process

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December 15, 2008
Reports misusing data on other countries’ populations and performance to show the failures of U.S. higher education also miss the ways those countries are really ahead of us, writes Clifford Adelman.
December 12, 2008
Myles Brand, president of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, has been embarking lately on a peculiar public relations campaign. With NCAA member institutions increasingly worried about the consequences of Title IX, a federal statute that governs the gender distribution of athletic opportunity, Brand has been loudly urging them all to, well, shut up about it.
December 11, 2008
The economic crisis points to the need to change antitrust policies so that private colleges can agree on joint steps that would cut costs, writes William G. Durden.
December 11, 2008
It's time to acknowledge and reverse the shameful spiral of disinvestment in public higher education, writes Ed Ray.
December 10, 2008
Eighty years ago, a prominent black intellectual disappeared from the historical record. Scott McLemee talks to the man who rescued him from oblivion. With a podcast.

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