15 juillet 2017

Paying It Forward to Graduation

HomeWe in higher education must make it easier for first-generation students to find staff and faculty members who are dedicated to improving such students’ chances of graduation, argues Judith S. White. More...

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Orwell Isn’t Quite the Way You Think He Is

HomeWho knew that Donald Trump would be good for the book trade, asks Jeffrey J. Williams, and especially one novel published almost 70 years ago. More...

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Campus Carry Is Not About Preventing Mass Shootings

HomeConcealed carriers aren’t likely to make effective interventions, and such a focus distracts us from the best arguments for campus carry, which should be primarily about the individual right to self-defense and self-determination, argues Erik Gilbert. More...

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The Dehumanities

HomeMany humanists have difficulty presenting their case because they are used to speaking one way among themselves and another way to outsiders, argue Gary Saul Morson and Morton Schapiro. More...

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What the Purdue-Kaplan Deal Means for You

HomeIt represents five broad trends that all higher education institutions should heed, writes Melanie Ho. More...

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For-Profit Universities 2.0

HomeThe institutions must recapture public trust and return to their roots as work force-focused innovators if they are to recover from their woes, Deborah Seymour and Michael Horn write. More...

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Winnowing the Field

HomeIf nonprofit colleges and universities had been subjected to the same regulatory red tape in their early years as for-profit institutions have been recently, the sector would not have survived, argues William G. Durden. More...

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Measuring Learning Outcomes From Military Service

HomeColleges educating nontraditional learners would do well to study the Army’s competency-based approach, writes Steven Delvaux. More...

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Why Students Are Anxious About Employment

HomeMany young people have precious little experience in the working world -- which makes it more incumbent on universities (and their faculties) to help prepare them better for it, Ryan Craig argues. More...

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Everyone Lost at Dartmouth

HomeA scholar's decision to decline an appointment as dean of the faculty after controversy over his support of a statement calling for an Israel boycott is a defeat for all sides, argue Cary Nelson and other members of the Alliance for Academic Freedom. More...

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