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September 18, 2018
The need to sell higher education and the liberal arts is real, and there should be no shame in that, argue Leonard Cassuto and Robin L. Cautin.
September 17, 2018
Jim Jump hopes that Stanford's recent announcement that it won't boast about admissions statistics leads to reflection at other colleges about the quest for more and more applicants.
September 17, 2018
Mark Salisbury issues an open letter to college presidents.

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September 18, 2018
It's not the book I thought it was. Neither is it the book it could be.
September 18, 2018
Now that multinationals have decided minorities own the future, do diversity progressives have to rethink the culture/power paradigm? 

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March 27, 2006
Colleges and universities have come under relentless pressure from lawmakers and the public about retention and graduation issues, and demands for accountability based on graduation rates have increased across the country. Higher education even faces the possibility of standardized achievement testing, which has made life at the K-12 level miserable for teachers without necessarily improving student learning.
March 24, 2006
Shari Wilson considers why professors create so many barriers to interacting with others -- and the personal costs of such divides.
March 23, 2006
The latest exhibit in an increasingly frustrating pattern of eroding public trust is that of the College Board's misrepresentation of 4,000 students' SAT scores. The fact that the mistake occurred, while significant and unfortunate, is not really at the heart of the public's concern. As the College Board stated in its initial press release, the students affected by this error represent only eight-tenths of one percent of the more than 400,000 students who took the test in October.
March 22, 2006
Once a band gets to the recording studio, lawyers often grab the microphone. Scott McLemee asks a musicologist if that's a good thing.
March 21, 2006
Wick Sloane on what got said (and what didn't) at Monday's public hearing before the higher ed commission.

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