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August 14, 2020
How can college leaders come to such different decisions about reopening their campuses? Because we all have blind spots in our decision-making processes, and need to strive to mitigate them, Paul Friga writes.
August 13, 2020
Stephanie Robertson challenges higher education to lead the way in ensuring mental health is an integral part of diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.
August 13, 2020
As colleges and universities reopen, COVID-19 will collide with the pre-existing mental health crisis -- and we need to talk about it, argues Rebecca Harrison.

Letters to the Editor

July 17, 2020
"Why consolidate by two, when you could do the same with three or four? It follows the same argument while providing even greater efficiencies."
July 17, 2020
Proof that "while the internet comments section is not always a lovely place,... it is beneficial for these moments wherein a person makes a clearly ludicrous statement in need of a quick and hearty rebuttal."
July 16, 2020
"We need free and open dialogue as a community more than ever."
July 13, 2020
Layoffs disproportionately affect those who teach our students, rather than "slimming down the overstuffed, overpaid and frequently incompetent administration."
July 13, 2020
A "hateful and demeaning" slap at people with names "given to us at birth and not ours to choose -- as if we are all implicitly morally inferior."

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Blogs

August 14, 2020
Lessons from a power outage; liberal arts in action; and a break from 2020.
August 13, 2020
Data-driven design and academic space planning.
August 12, 2020
Some things we don’t know.

Archive

August 7, 2020
Small liberal arts colleges have a crucial opportunity to engage actively with community colleges for the benefit of both students and themselves, write Loni Bordoloi Pazich and Meagan Wilson.
August 7, 2020
With COVID-19 advancing, and new infections and hospitalizations rising rapidly, Thomas Smith asks, why are so many institutions still trying to force people back onto their campuses?
August 6, 2020
In the wake of COVID-19, demand for student success analytics has risen significantly, but there is no easy button to finding the through line from information to action, Darren Catalano writes.
August 6, 2020
Across-the-board cuts and salary freezes won’t make colleges sustainable. It’s time to adopt a strategic framework for financial decision making, write Tammy Kolbe and Rick Staisloff.
August 5, 2020
During the pandemic, the research ecosystem has undergone a complex transformation, which will necessitate a multifaceted response, write Peter Schiffer and Jay Walsh.

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