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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 22, 2017
Responses prompt new questions.  
February 22, 2017
Digital books, digital reading, and the conflict between concentrated ownership and research.
February 22, 2017
Shared governance is important. Does it really exist?

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April 27, 2009
Proponents of proposal to eliminate the guaranteed loan program may overstate projected cost savings and overlook what it would wipe away, Kevin Bruns writes.
April 24, 2009
It's time for higher ed to get serious about working with high schools, writes Scott Mendelsberg.
April 23, 2009
Linda Adler-Kassner and Susanmarie Harrington call for a focus on visibility and responsibility -- and write that a shift in language would place the emphasis on teaching and learning.
April 22, 2009
A recent study shows surprising support for redistributing the wealth. Scott McLemee dips in cautiously.
April 21, 2009
President Obama's student loan plan will drastically increase financial support for students. Congress must not put the interests of lenders ahead of that goal, Pedro de la Torre III and Carmen Berkley write.

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