27 février 2019

Political Theater of the Absurd

HomeScott McLemee contemplates the death of Lyndon LaRouche and the future of his movement. More...

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Surveillance in Selective College Admissions

HomeThe new trend violates applicants' privacy and adds to the inequities in admissions, writes Nicholas Soodik. More...

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The Consequences of Not Complying

HomeAs institutions focus on sexual misconduct and campus safety, they should not forget the law that requires them to curb harmful and illegal substances, write Bradley D. Custer and Michael M. DeBowes. More...

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About (Black) Face

HomeThe racism of old yearbooks at the University of Richmond is real and still creates pain, writes Eric Anthony Grollman. But the university is studying and learning from the bigotry of its past. More...

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I Pledge $5,000 to My Alma Mater if It Will End Legacy Preferences

HomeIt's time to end any favoritism for alumni children in admissions, writes R. Guru Singh. More...

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Opening a Dangerous Floodgate

HomeThomas Corbett, a former for-profit college executive, speaks out against plans by the U.S. Department of Education to weaken requirements for oversight of college quality. More...

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Teaching Critical Theory Today

HomeIt's best to teach it with a healthy dose of self-awareness about what sort of shifty, sometimes shady, field it is, writes Christopher Schaberg. More...

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A New Way to Motivate Faculty Adoption of OER

HomeTo drive professors’ embrace of open educational resources, college leaders should offer incentives -- a share of the financial savings -- to academic departments, teaching centers and libraries, Chuck Staben suggests. More...

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Are Universities Political?

HomeHigher education institutions aren't easily disentangled from politics, and to claim otherwise is not only false but dangerous, argue Inger Bergom and Spencer Piston. More...

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The Great Bundling of Work-Force Development

HomeColleges may be facing pressure to separate their credentialed learning from their other offerings, Ryan Craig writes. Our work-force development system, meanwhile, could learn a thing or two from higher education. More...

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