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May 13, 2021
The attack on the humanities, especially at less selective universities, is a violation of some of the basic premises of undergraduate education, argue Mary Beth Norton and James Grossman.
May 12, 2021
Our failure to enact racial and economic justice in higher education costs the United States close to $956 billion per year, write Anthony P. Carnevale and Kathryn Peltier Campbell.
May 11, 2021
They should require students to take for-credit mental health courses in secondary school as a mandatory part of the admissions process, argues Sherrie Page.

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May 13, 2021
With the support of peer mentors and transfer advisers, the Virginia Pathways Program helps align curriculum and credits between two- and four-year campuses.
May 12, 2021
An unrelated higher education riff on the new Malcolm Gladwell production.

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March 21, 2005
Newspapers across the country paid significant significant attention last week to the publication of "Educating School Leaders," a report by Arthur Levine, president of Columbia University’s Teachers College. We at the Renaissance Group, a consortium of 36 universities that prepare 1 of every 10 new teachers for the nation’s classrooms and a significant number of principals and school system administrators, take very seriously the business of preparing school personnel.
March 18, 2005
Terry Caesar asks what professors think about those who clean their offices -- and why they prefer not to think about the topic.
March 16, 2005
Stephen G. Bloom on his mystical encounter with the most powerful person on his campus.
March 15, 2005
Otto Weininger's book on gender is either a masterpiece or the work of Larry Summers's evil twin. Possibly both?
March 14, 2005
The NCAA's new academic standards are yet another fig leaf from the franchiser of college sports, says John V. Lombardi.

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