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February 22, 2017
Abraham Flexner's The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge highlights how the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake has shown itself to be a powerful force in the world, writes Scott McLemee.
February 21, 2017
Entrepreneur mania seems to be sweeping higher education institutions, but an entire university based largely on those principles is problematic, argues Steven C. Ward.

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February 22, 2017
Responses prompt new questions.  
February 22, 2017
Digital books, digital reading, and the conflict between concentrated ownership and research.
February 22, 2017
Shared governance is important. Does it really exist?

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June 23, 2009
Overemphasis on numbers undermines the search for “middle sized” truths that higher education, at its spiritual best, pursues, writes Robert B. Young.
June 22, 2009
While the Supreme Court nomination is significant for discussions of race and higher education, Sarita E. Brown writes that much of the rhetoric is overstated.
June 19, 2009
That's Joseph T. Johnson's prescription for how to contain undergraduate tuition -- and "rationalize the classroom" -- at public universities.
June 18, 2009
Douglas J. Amy opted to put his book online rather than seek a conventional scholarly publisher. He's glad he did.
June 17, 2009
Is microblogging the shortcut to generating buzz for university press books? Scott McLemee works up the attention span to find out....

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