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March 26, 2019
We must put an end to the admissions madness that leaves students exhausted, parents frustrated and poorer families feeling they can’t compete, argues David Coleman.
March 26, 2019
The truly momentous part of President Trump's executive order is its embrace of earnings data to judge every academic program, Anthony P. Carnevale writes.
March 25, 2019
It's time to focus on the root cause of the scandal, writes W. Kent Barnds.

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March 26, 2019
The impact of for-profit closures on faculty members.
March 25, 2019
Free speech and the Trump administration.  

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January 31, 2007
Keeping up with the culture is a full-time job. Scott McLemee talks with a professor who does it 24-7.
January 30, 2007
Now that Education Secretary Margaret Spellings is using the report of her Commission on the Future of Higher Education to stake out accreditation as the de rigueur battlefront/seed ground/hammer/hoe, we are seeing institutions and accrediting agencies and higher education associations alike scrambling to raise their hands high to the Department of Education in a show-and-tell fest, unprecedented since another commission’s re
January 30, 2007
Scott Eric Kaufman provides the ABC's of being a doctoral student.
January 29, 2007
For the second time in seven years, a highly visible and prestigious private institution has announced a decision not to increase tuition. In 2000, Williams College announced a tuition freeze for the coming academic year, and in 2007 Princeton University did the same. In both cases, the institutions cited substantial endowment gains as a central reason allowing them to hold tuition constant for one year. What are we to make of these episodic pricing decisions?
January 26, 2007
Trudy W. Banta makes the case against using standardized tests of general intellectual skills to compare how well colleges educate students.

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