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April 24, 2017
One way of countering a campus culture in which everyone is afraid to speak is to stop relying on student evaluations to assess nontenured faculty, argues Robert Samuels.
April 21, 2017
Andrew Hamilton, president of New York University and an organic chemist, writes of the urgency and importance of tomorrow’s March for Science.

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April 24, 2017
We need early morning classes, and not just because of efficient infrastructure use.
April 24, 2017
It's all about pathways.  
April 23, 2017
The work and family juggle.

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June 4, 2010
If public universities are really committed to promoting access, affordability, and quality, they should consider increasing their funding by accepting more undergraduate students instead of raising tuition and restricting enrollments.
June 3, 2010
The notion that education, particularly a college degree, is the key to career success is a particularly American idea. It is what the sociologists W. Norton Grubb and Marvin Lazerson have called "the education gospel," a national ethos of hard work in school paying off and of equal opportunity for all.
June 2, 2010
Rumors of Book Expo's demise are greatly exaggerated. Scott McLemee returns from the university press "ghetto."
June 1, 2010
In the early 1990s, two social psychologists conducted an experiment to see whether our society’s negative racial stereotypes affect the learning experience of students in our educational institutions. They selected a group of black and white Stanford undergraduates and gave them a test made up of items from the advanced Graduate Record Examination in literature. The students had been statistically matched for ability, and since most of them were sophomores, the GRE-based test was intentionally chosen so that it would be challenging and difficult for them.
May 28, 2010
Wick Sloane thinks he's the right man to lead the American Association of Community Colleges. Here's his platform.

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