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.


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.
February 18, 2009
A new book revisits Manicheaism. Scott McLemee takes a look at the world religion that didn't quite make it.
February 17, 2009
Professors don’t view academic library portals as their source for scholarly resources. Rather than fight that trend, Steven Bell writes, librarians should transform their Web sites and put their content where faculty and students can find it.
February 16, 2009
In their honest desire to satisfy the current demand for “accountability” in higher education, many academics have begun to worship at the altar of the “business model,” believing that it provides the answers to student success that they seek.
February 13, 2009
Economic turmoil, change in Washington and demographic shifts make this an ideal time to rethink the way colleges recruit and admit students, write Jerome A. Lucido and Morton Owen Schapiro.


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