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August 3, 2015
Faculty members and their expertise need to be central to curricular review, but with checks and balances related to self-interests of departments, which may not reflect students' interests, write Alexandra W. Logue and Ian Shrank.  
July 31, 2015
When departments hire outside their areas of expertise, criticism can be no surprise, writes Cary Nelson.

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Early in my career, I had the pleasure of team teaching a course on the Economics of Higher Education with then Hofstra President Robert Payton.
August 2, 2015 - 3:22pm
Avoiding extreme choices -- and tragedies.

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April 26, 2007
All Texas parents keep a watchful eye on their progeny's performance in high school, knowing that a "top 10 percent" class rank guarantees admission to the state college of their choice. There are variants in other states, but this is the best known. Acclaimed by many for opening doors to higher education for disadvantaged students at the state's most prestigious university, the program is now the target of sharp criticism from the University of Texas at Austin.
April 25, 2007
If college leaders want to learn how to recruit female scientists, they might want to visit the U. of Maryland-Baltimore County.
April 24, 2007
The best way to ward off government-imposed accountability is for higher education leaders to do the job themselves, argues Richard Hersh.
April 23, 2007
Kazim Ali discarded a box of contest entries and found himself considered a security risk. He writes about what it's like when innocent actions make you a suspect.
April 20, 2007
The Virginia Tech shootings have prompted calls for tougher campus mental health policies. Ira Socol suggests colleges go the other way.

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