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August 31, 2015
Daniel F. Sullivan tried out one of the new alternative providers of online education -- and emerged horrified that the courses have been recommended for credit.
August 28, 2015
Domenick Scudera has been using the novel for years in a course for all freshmen at Ursinus College. If critics would read the book, he writes, they would find a work ideal for new college students.

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November 21, 2006
"I wasn't anybody's superior."             --Amélie, in Fear and Trembling One way to characterize work in higher education: It has no bosses. The boss-ridden business world that strikes such glacial terror in the recent movie, The Devil Wears Prada or such giggly absurdity in the current television series, "The Office," is not our world. Miranda Priestly as a dean? No department chair (or provost) would tolerate her. Michael Scott as a department chair? The faculty would just watch him implode.
November 20, 2006
Michigan's abolition of affirmative action doesn't end colleges' responsibility to promote diversity; it only changes the tactics, writes Russell Olwell.
November 17, 2006
As colleges watch graduates pour into the teachers' corps, they should work to support the program and the participants, Daniel R. Porterfield writes.
November 16, 2006
Shari Wilson writes about students and their inability to predict their academic performance -- and why their instructors should worry.
November 15, 2006
Where's Thomas Pynchon? Scott McLemee finds traces....

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