If history is a guide, two-year institutions will see their student numbers drop this fall as the labor market improves, writes Nate Johnson. We must work to improve the choices for low-income students.
The Iranian president's Columbia visit created the impression that universities have two choices with such figures: keep them away or justify their visits by being rude. There's another possibility, writes Pat Hostetter Martin.
Word got around some months ago that a French psychoanalyst had published a guide to talking about books without reading them. After seeing a few blog conversations on this development, news that the volume would be translated into English seemed anticlimactic -- redundant, even.