08 octobre 2017

The President as Mentor for Tackling Hard Questions

HomeThe time is right for a more courageous approach to difficult conversations, writes Ronald A. Crutcher, who meets regularly with students to discuss controversial issues across lines of difference. More...

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Proposed Federal Policy Would Cripple University Research

HomeA proposal by the federal Office of Management and Budget would leave higher education research institutions in every state in an impossible situation, write the chief research officers of 12 Florida colleges and universities. More...

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What Makes a Good Free College Plan?

HomeWe have recently witnessed the introduction of a growing number of diverse plans for free public college. But what we’ve not seen -- and what must be done -- is to determine a set of criteria to judge the effectiveness and the viability of these various financial aid models. More...

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Drawing the Line at the Eff Word

HomeWe in higher education should set an example of professionalism and clean up our language, especially when it comes to the “queen mother of dirty words,” argues Brent Foster. More...

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Our Zombies, Our Selves

HomeScott McLemee writes of the recent passing of George A. Romero, the “godfather of zombie film,” and how his work was simultaneously horrific and satirical. More...

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Keeping up with the Clery Act

HomeBy reviewing common pitfalls in reporting campus crimes, higher ed administrators can protect their students and avoid massive institutional fines, write Hayley E. Hanson and Anne D. Cartwright. More...

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The Art of the Rebuke

HomeThomas Doherty wonders if today’s atmosphere on college campuses encourages, or even tolerates, the kind of unsparing reprimand from a professor that might be needed for a student’s growth. More...

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‘Vice’ Precedents

HomeMark Stein’s Vice Capades: Sex, Drugs and Bowling From the Pilgrims to the Present tracks how the vice of one century, such as bowling or playing cards, can become the wholesome family recreation of another, writes Scott McLemee. More...

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Integrating Millennials Into Higher Ed Administration

HomeAs people in leadership positions start to leave higher education, it will be increasingly important to ensure that the best and brightest of the younger generations stick around, argues James Wicks. More...

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Missing Voices on Sexual Assault Response

HomeFederal officials won’t grasp the complexity of the debate over campus sexual violence without hearing from those who understand it best: student affairs professionals, Lee Burdette Williams argues. More...

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