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January 18, 2017
Scott McLemee reviews Robert E. Denton Jr.’s scholarship on the American presidency, which highlights how immediately coping with the lack of any guidebook is one of the most urgent demands of the office.
January 17, 2017
We need to engage in a serious dialogue about our role in exacerbating the opportunity gap and our obligation to close it, argues Dan Greenstein.

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January 18, 2017
Film and protest.
January 18, 2017
“I need this class to stay on my parents’ health insurance.”
January 18, 2017
A librarian explains why grad students should consult her colleagues more often.

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April 21, 2009
President Obama's student loan plan will drastically increase financial support for students. Congress must not put the interests of lenders ahead of that goal, Pedro de la Torre III and Carmen Berkley write.
April 20, 2009
In California, and to a lesser extent in many states, the problem of overcrowded community colleges and public universities is getting worse. To address this problem, many institutions are choosing to offer online programs, and students are enrolling. While online degree programs can help solve this crisis, there are program delivery, retention and degree-completion challenges posed by this type of learning that must be addressed if we are to serve students well.
April 17, 2009
College leaders are understandably focused on short-term financial woes. But they'll err -- and do long-term damage, Peter Stokes writes -- if they hunker down and avoid asking basic questions about what they do.
April 16, 2009
A decidedly non-academic meeting leaves Patricia G. Greene and Heidi M. Neck thinking about how higher education needs to change.
April 15, 2009
John Summers' work has shed light on C. Wright Mills and other anarchists. In an interview, Scott McLemee shines a light on Summers himself ...

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