03 avril 2019

Putting on Brakes This Spring Break

Make the most of your academic intermission whether you decide to be hyper-productive or to give your research studies a rest. More...

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The Post-Defense Slump

Finishing your degree is amazing! But it isn't going to be exactly what you thought it would be. More...

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ASU Goes For Profits

ASU is planning a new, for-profit online initiative.  Let's discuss. More...

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Asking the Right Questions

By Matt Reed. The new study of the humanities at community colleges.
One full-time professor teaches five sections of twenty-five students each. 
Two adjunct professors teach one class each, also with twenty-five students per section. More...

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United Methodists, LGBTQ Exclusion and Diversity Progressives

By Eboo Patel. It would have been so much easier if the principal opponents of LGBTQ inclusion in the Methodist church were all rich, white, male, arrogant vulgarians. More...

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Thoughts on Argosy

By Matt Reed. Argosy University, a well-known formerly for-profit university known for graduate programs in psychology and related disciplines, is either dead or dying, depending on the information source. This comes two years after a deeply weird buyout and conversion to nominally nonprofit status by the Dream Center, a move that I found mystifying at the time. More...

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Some Concerns About Campus Identity Politics

By Eboo Patel. Diversity progressives should be careful about the kind of activism that poisons the atmosphere, because soon even they will be choking on the fumes. More...

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Friday Fragments - March 7, 2019

By Matt Reed. When my administrative career started, the conversations around class sections and scheduling had to do with how full they could run -- who would go over a cap, which caps were harder than others, and the like. It was all about trying to squeeze in as many people as possible. More...

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What College Activists Can Learn From Hamilton

By Eboo Patel. Hamilton went from revolutionary college student to nation-builder. Does his example hold lessons for today’s student activists. More...

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The Other Side of Free Tuition

By Matt Reed. As longtime readers know, I’m a fan of the idea of community colleges being tuition-free. It strikes me as the best hope we have of bringing excluded people into the advanced economy, of building an informed citizenry, and of generating the kind of workforce that can sustain long-term prosperity. More...

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