01 avril 2019

Do We Really Know the "Rich Kids"?

HomeThe admissions scandal reveals that, rather than stereotype them, academe must take a better look at children of affluence, argues Billie Wright Dziech. More...

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A Campus Is Not the Place for Free Speech

HomeIn the wake of President Trump's executive order, David R. Harris explains why he opposes free speech at colleges and universities. More...

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Ethical College Admissions: Selective Admission and March Madness

HomeJim Jump considers the similarities and differences between getting into a top college and winning the NCAA tournament. More...

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To Reform Admissions, End Obsession With Prestige

HomeThe past week has been pretty awful for college admissions professionals across the country. The so-called admissions scandal -- which by the way hasn’t implicated any admissions professionals -- has unleashed a barrage of criticism of the college admissions process. More...

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The Revolution Is Upon Us

HomeThe truly momentous part of President Trump's executive order is its embrace of earnings data to judge every academic program, Anthony P. Carnevale writes. More...

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Beyond Scandal to Opportunity

HomeWe must put an end to the admissions madness that leaves students exhausted, parents frustrated and poorer families feeling they can’t compete, argues David Coleman. More...

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Building Online Courses Communally

HomeThe master model of course development devalues all but the lead instructor and reduces students to numbers, Penelope Adams Moon argues. We can do better by building online courses together. More...

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Whose Freedom of Speech?

HomePresident Trump's executive order is all about protecting only certain kinds of speakers, argues Patricia McGuire -- those toward the right side of the political spectrum. More...

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A Force for Good in the World?

HomeWhile they can still be proving grounds for national leaders, engines of regional development and refuges for humanitarian aid, many independent American universities abroad are barely getting by, Kyle A. Long writes. More...

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Authentic Problems

HomeScott McLemee reviews Maria Francesca Piazzoni's The Real Fake: Authenticity and the Production of Space. More...

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