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March 19, 2019
The recent admissions scandal reminds us that the most elite U.S. universities and the wealthiest Americans have long collaborated in plain sight to mutual advantage, writes Charlie Eaton.
March 18, 2019
Ramping up scrutiny of their admissions practices could threaten selective colleges' fund-raising efforts -- but the risks of not doing so are much greater, writes Ryan Craig.
March 18, 2019
With admissions systems receiving more scrutiny than ever, Jim Jump wonders how higher education will respond.

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March 19, 2019
Florida's idea of surveying faculty members on their politics.  
March 19, 2019
A website content audit can sound overwhelming, but these three tips will make the process more manageable — and maybe even enjoyable.
March 19, 2019
Diversity progressives should be careful about the kind of activism that poisons the atmosphere, because soon even they will be choking on the fumes.

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December 4, 2006
Ralph E. Luker considers the recent round of controversies over endowed professorships.
December 1, 2006
Jane Arnold writes that in debating accountability, we need to remember that definitions of excellence have evolved over time and may need to change again.
November 30, 2006
In an excerpt from her new book, C.K. Gunsalus considers why academe attracts a certain kind of nasty person -- and what departments can do about it.
November 29, 2006
A new anthology of quotations bridges the gap between high culture and mass media. Scott McLemee wonders if it's sturdy enough.
November 28, 2006
The future of higher education may lie in the English-speaking world's oldest model of university organization, writes Robert O'Hara.

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