October 27, 2016
While it is impossible to “futureproof” a board, assessing its strengths and potential vulnerabilities can go a long way toward ensuring that it is prepared for what’s ahead, write Peter Eckel and Cathy Trower.
October 26, 2016
Intercollegiate athletics programs, which are only justifiable on our campuses if they can offer significant learning experiences, should be assessed for their educational impact, argues Michael G. Bowen.

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October 26, 2016
Five disguises you might don during graduate school.
October 26, 2016
An Open Access Week thought: Take that energy expended in fighting journal cancelations and put it somewhere useful - into open access to research.


April 8, 2010
Burck Smith -- though a fan of nontraditional ways to deliver instruction -- worries about deals signed by some colleges that will add to what students must pay.
April 7, 2010
A university exhibit and a new book look at David Foster Wallace's life and work. Scott McLemee visits the relics...
April 6, 2010
Maria Shine Stewart reflects on her childhood dream of teaching. Today, she is a long-term instructor, fully committed ... to three colleges at once.
April 5, 2010
A central discipline finds itself alienated not only from much of society but from the humanities, in large part because of misconceptions about the field, writes Jason Stanley.
April 2, 2010
Oral exams shouldn't be reserved for the dissertation defense, write Tom Deans and Jamie Frueh, who use them with their undergrads.


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