16 mars 2017

An Invitation

HomeWe should acknowledge that many Americans believe that higher education is indoctrination in the dogmas of liberalism, writes Steven C. Bahls, and ask why this perception exists and what we can do to change it. Read more...

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Are Great Teachers Poor Scholars?

HomeDavid N. Figlio and Morton Schapiro share the results of a study in which they examined what, if any, link exists between the two. Read more...

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Yiannopoulos and the Moral Crisis of Campus Conservatism

HomeIn defending their decision to host Milo Yiannopoulos's talks on grounds of freedom of speech, campus Republicans never mentioned his obscene and defamatory rhetoric, argues Robert Cohen. Read more...

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The Changing Audience for Credentials: 3 Key Questions

HomeCredential innovation is so important because colleges provide much of what employers are looking for, but they don’t assess, document and communicate those outcomes, argues Matthew Pittinsky. Read more...

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'The Death of Expertise'

HomeTom Nichols devotes most of The Death of Expertise to identifying how 21st-century American life blurs the line between fact and opinion, writes Scott McLemee. Read more...

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Credentials, Jobs and the New Economy

HomeGiven the high dropout rates and poor job-placement rates of for-profit colleges, people often blame them for what are, in fact, labor market failures in an economy that has shifted new risks to workers, writes Tressie McMillan Cottom. Read more...

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Taking on the Alt-Reich

HomeHitler's American Model: the United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law, by James Q. Whitman, brings into full view the U.S. Immigration Act of 1924's place in the context of Nazi theory and practice, writes Scott McLemee. Read more...

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Turbulent Times for Enrollment Leaders

HomePeter Farrell offers a few established strategies that can help you find your students and meet your enrollment and revenue goals -- even in this unpredictable moment. Read more...

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Make History

HomeWick Sloane challenges the college leaders at this weekend’s annual meeting of the American Council on Education: fight for low-income students. Read more...

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Survey Results Say … There’s a Disconnect

HomePresidents can use a reality check when it comes to the good and not-so-good circumstances and events occurring on our campuses, writes Kevin Kruger. Read more...

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