October 21, 2016
Personal liability insurance implicitly asserts that individual instructors should be treated as isolated defendants in workplace matters, write Caley Horan and Andy Urban.
October 21, 2016
When we advise students about their academic pathways, we must understand diverse students’ practical concerns as well as their distinct cultural value systems, argues June Y. Chu.

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October 20, 2016
Reading PEN America's recent report on free speech on campus and thinking about the never-neutral library.
October 20, 2016
Preparing for life after the dissertation defense.
October 20, 2016
How to use this book to advance a learning agenda for higher ed change.


October 13, 2016
The debate over whether institutions like the University of Pennsylvania should be tax exempt focuses far more on the economic than the civic role they play, writes Matthew Fernandez.
October 12, 2016
Scott McLemee interviews the author of a new book about the pre-eminent author and political thinker W. E. B. Du Bois, whose legacy remains highly relevant today.
October 11, 2016
Matt Grossmann and David A. Hopkins explore how the conservative movement undermined trust in academe and the news media while building its own alternatives.
October 10, 2016
Even though academic departments are crucial for universities, Robert Weisbuch says, we have not thought enough about how to avoid dysfunctional ones.
October 7, 2016
A student-led course at the University of California, Berkeley, raises fundamental questions about academic freedom and pedagogical responsibility, write eight members of the Alliance for Academic Freedom.


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