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A tablet screen bears the words "CRITICAL RACE THEORY" in red. In the background is a row of books.
August 18, 2022
Not all is well in North Dakota: Anastassiya Andrianova offers a dispatch from the battle against legislation barring critical race theory in the Upper Midwest.
Melanie Lundquist, a white woman wearing academic regalia, speaks at a podium about her gift to McPherson College. She is surrounded by college personnel, also in academic regalia.
August 17, 2022
By giving to McPherson College in Kansas, Melanie Lundquist wants to inspire more donations to small liberal arts colleges, she writes.
An oil platform at sea on fire.
August 16, 2022
Consider this my “burning platform” memo for higher ed, Temple University president Jason Wingard writes.

Letters to the Editor

March 2, 2022
Faculty critics don't represent the views of most professors and staff members, the board chair argues.
February 25, 2022
A proposal to make them more historically accurate and informative.
February 16, 2022
Increase in appointments of Black and Hispanic leaders is encouraging, but we should be wary of assuming the progress is permanent.
February 3, 2022
Seeking a level playing field in assessing the quality of virtual and remote courses.
January 31, 2022
Angie Kirk's op-ed "uses a scientifically unsound argument to legitimize legal discrimination under the euphemistic slogan of fairness for women."

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August 18, 2022
This one is for all the new students out there.
August 17, 2022
Tracking "productivity" doesn't actually make people more productive. 
August 17, 2022
What instructors can learn from AI and Machine Learning-powered essay autograders.

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July 19, 2022
While campus-level climate surveys are important, a new national survey mandated by Congress could undermine the goal of creating safer campuses, Joseph Storch writes.
July 18, 2022
With pandemic lockdowns straining family budgets, it’s time for colleges to adopt a more inclusive strategy for recruiting and admitting Chinese students, Xiaofeng Wan writes.
July 18, 2022
It favors wealthy, white applicants, writes Alan B. Morrison.
July 15, 2022
Employers were asked what skills they most value and what skills recent graduates are weakest in. Tara A. Rose and Terri L. Flateby summarize the findings.
July 14, 2022
Students want the option to continue taking some of their courses online, and colleges should listen, Samuel J. Abrams writes.

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