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June 22, 2018
Scott McLemee reviews Alex de Waal's Mass Starvation: The History and Future of Famine.
June 21, 2018
Deborah Parker describes how it feels to be an Asian faculty member in Italian, a field in which there are very few minorities, and how greater diversification offers a way forward.

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June 21, 2018
Narrow and deep, or broad and shallow?
June 21, 2018
Libraries have had a long time to develop a set of core values. What if those were applied to our broader information environment?

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May 7, 2009
Strangely, business gurus like Peter Drucker have often made a more compelling argument for liberal education than the academy has, writes Melanie Ho.
May 6, 2009
As the U.S. economy has derailed, those colleges fortunate enough to have endowments have seen them shrink. Now more than ever, it is critical that they reconsider how they spend the income from those funds, diminished as it is. Colleges that let individual units or departments keep their own endowment revenues risk increasing the gap between their campuses’ “have” and “have-not” programs.
May 5, 2009
Robert Weisbuch considers the strengths of disciplines -- and how their interactions should change.
May 4, 2009
The recession and resulting budget cuts endanger key university and state efforts that promote economic growth, writes Roger L. Geiger.
May 1, 2009
Congress's new attention to textbook issues, through the Higher Education Act, will bring transparency, some new technology, and new challenges to campus stores and those responsible for them, Kenneth C. Green writes.

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