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August 4, 2015
Kate Blanchard wonders if what higher education truly needs is a fresh start -- even if that means the end of institutions that many revere.  
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.  

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August 4, 2015 - 8:17pm
Blackboard is for sale, again.  Let the speculation begin!
August 4, 2015 - 7:01pm
The idea of rankings should be banished from the continent’s higher education conversation that should, instead, focus on fortifying this fast growing sector.
August 4, 2015 - 3:00am
The first decision an institution must make when defining brand architecture is: are we a branded house or a house of brands?

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April 8, 2008
Marc Bousquet considers the tensions between adjunct and tenure-track faculty members over efforts that he thinks need a united stance from professors.
April 7, 2008
Last week, my dean touted our college's rise in the U.S. News & World Report ranking of graduate colleges of education. As the anonymous author of Confessions of a Community College Dean explains, even administrators who dislike rankings have to play the game, and in many ways it's an administrator's job to play cheerleader whenever possible.
April 4, 2008
The problem “too big to be seen” is what I signed on for here. I won a fellowship to write a series about equity for half the 20 million students in college in the U.S. today. My half is the 11.5 million at the 1,195 two-year campuses called community colleges. At the last meeting for my fellowship, Henry Braun of ETS and Boston College, an author of America’s Perfect Storm -- Three Forces Changing Our Nation’s Future, explained how continued failure to deal with divergent skill distributions, the changing economy, and demographic trends may destroy the whole nation.
April 3, 2008
David D. Cooper finds his class applying newly learned theories of democracy and rhetoric to decisions made by instructors.

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