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July 28, 2016
Lincoln University’s decision to suspend its history major ignores W. E. B. Du Bois’s belief in the power of history to shape lives in the present and his vision of the university as a center to help reconstruct the world, argues J. Mark Leslie.
July 27, 2016
In Return to Cold War, Robert Legvold gives a succinct, lucid, fairly dispassionate and almost incessantly even-handed presentation of relations between the United States and Russia, writes Scott McLemee.

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February 23, 2009
(Editor’s note: When Congress renewed the Higher Education Act last summer, lawmakers scuttled the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity. which advises the U.S. secretary of education on accreditation issues. The panel is soon to be reconstituted with new members appointed by the secretary and by leaders in the House and Senate. The column below offers advice to those making the selections, and to their eventual selections.)
February 21, 2009
Shakespeare wrote one of the most savage plays in the canon. Scott McLemee visits the dark side.
February 20, 2009
As they look to cut their budgets, college administrators shouldn't impose across-the-board, one-size-fits-all solutions -- hiring freezes, salary cuts, etc. -- on their faculties, James Miller argues.
February 19, 2009
Drew A. Bennett offers the perspective of a two-year college leader on some ideas for change that wouldn't require a new stimulus bill.
February 19, 2009
Adam L. Silverman, a social science advisor to the U.S. Army program, which embeds academics with brigade combat teams, explains what he does, and why.

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