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September 27, 2016
Well-meaning administrators and faculty members have put processes into place that show little awareness of the hurdles students confront, says Bridget Burns.
September 26, 2016
Three major experiences shape student motivation to stay in college and graduate, writes Vincent Tinto.

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September 27, 2016
Lofty (yet unsubstantiated) claims of “high-quality teaching” or graduates who “go on to start amazing careers in a variety of well-known companies” don’t cut it for international prospects. Real evidence is needed.
September 26, 2016
An interview with instructional designer Kes Schroer.

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May 6, 2009
As the U.S. economy has derailed, those colleges fortunate enough to have endowments have seen them shrink. Now more than ever, it is critical that they reconsider how they spend the income from those funds, diminished as it is. Colleges that let individual units or departments keep their own endowment revenues risk increasing the gap between their campuses’ “have” and “have-not” programs.
May 5, 2009
Robert Weisbuch considers the strengths of disciplines -- and how their interactions should change.
May 4, 2009
The recession and resulting budget cuts endanger key university and state efforts that promote economic growth, writes Roger L. Geiger.
May 1, 2009
Congress's new attention to textbook issues, through the Higher Education Act, will bring transparency, some new technology, and new challenges to campus stores and those responsible for them, Kenneth C. Green writes.
April 30, 2009
Colleges should state as policy that professors should treat each other with some degree of courtesy and professionalism, writes Michael Fischer.

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