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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 21, 2017
Iowa's proposal for political balance in faculty hiring.  
February 21, 2017
The real meaning of the WCET Distance Education Price and Cost Report.
February 21, 2017
The worldwide market for higher education is large – and shifting.

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February 18, 2010
Kevin M. Schultz and Paul Harvey consider the status of religion in the study of history.
February 18, 2010
Colleges shouldn't be afraid of adding theological approaches to the dominant sociological or historical focus, writes Adam Kotsko.
February 17, 2010
An academic autobiography that's not at all self-centered? Scott McLemee looks into an interesting composition.
February 16, 2010
Scholars should move beyond dividing literature by nationality and stop equating literature with literature written in English, writes Dan Edelstein.
February 15, 2010
It was late at night on a spring evening in 2006 at Columbia University, and a dozen of us remained around a table; no one wanted to leave. Earlier I had spoken about how to identify what was and what was not anti-Semitism. This group of progressive Jewish students wanted to keep talking. I had expected their post-presentation conversation to be about Zionism or definitions of anti-Semitism, but what made the students want to stay for that last hour was a discussion about the college experience itself.

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