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February 27, 2017
Decisions to remove the names of controversial people from campus buildings show that the heritage of higher education is complex and even conflicting in its symbols and celebrations, writes John Thelin.
February 24, 2017
 David N. Figlio and Morton Schapiro share the results of a study in which they examined what, if any, link exists between the two.

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February 27, 2017
Milo Yiannopoulos's fall was abrupt. Is there a tipping point for outrageous behavior?
February 27, 2017
And its lessons.
February 27, 2017
A recent study brings the myth closer to hand.

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January 22, 2010
Higher education leaders should work together to find an alternative to the Carnegie Unit for measuring academic credit -- unless they want the government to impose one, writes Steven D. Crow.
January 22, 2010
There is no national emergency, writes Bernard Fryshman: Higher education's longstanding method of defining academic credit remains valid today.
January 21, 2010
Even old news can be dismal, and that is the case at hand. For about 40 years, by my calculation, American universities have been admitting too many candidates for doctorates in the liberal arts and the social sciences and, startling attrition along the way notwithstanding, have produced too great a supply of Ph.D.'s for a dwindling demand. There are proposed remedies for this injustice that prepares people exclusively for work that will not be available to them, but I want to address a different problem.
January 20, 2010
The psychiatric emergency room is where people have the worst day of their lives. Scott McLemee recommends a gripping memoir.
January 19, 2010
Are students lazy, technologically sophisticated or both? Jerry Pattengale evaluates the evidence.

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