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October 23, 2017
Claiming that academics are failing to engage with the general public is intellectual laziness at best and anti-intellectual posturing at worst, argues Adam Kotsko.
October 20, 2017
In a letter to trustees, Rachel Toor explains why a university should take its students out of harm’s way.

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October 23, 2017
How to explain the discrepancy between what I read and what I see?
October 23, 2017
Me? Maybe not.

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June 2, 2009
We are living in an era in which accountability is a public mandate. The pressures of a global market and domestic economic failures have refocused our attention more clearly on ensuring that institutions -- whether banks, government agencies, or universities -- are producing the results that they promise.
June 1, 2009
Despite the importance of financial aid, efforts to attract more people to higher education will not succeed without adequate funding for programs that provide academic support for low-income students, writes Arnold Mitchem.
May 29, 2009
Wick Sloane offers his personal approach for improving (low) community college completion rates: Sticky buns, handshakes and a little more time.
May 28, 2009
Michael D. Yates recalls frustrations with students over preparation -- and how he turned to unlikely sources to try to inspire a change.
May 27, 2009
The Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities was held in Washington last week. Scott McLemee experiences "the wisdom of repugnance."

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