19 avril 2019

The Subtle Erosion of Academic Freedom

HomePresident Trump’s recent executive order requiring that colleges protect free speech takes attention away from the three stronger forces weakening academic freedom, Johann N. Neem argues. More...

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Ethical College Admissions: Dialing for Dollars

HomeIs everyone haggling for financial aid? Is haggling kosher? Jim Jump considers the issues. More...

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Before Varsity Blues

HomeLessons the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign learned from its own admissions scandal a decade ago are still relevant today, write Kevin Pitts and Andy Borst. More...

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Who Owns the Bachelor's Degree?

HomeCommunity college presidents believe they should be allowed to award bachelor's degree to reach students left behind by traditional four-year institutions. Growing evidence says they're right, Mary Alice McCarthy writes. More...

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Supporting First-Generation Students

HomeAlecea Standlee recommends some policies and practices that college administrators and faculty members should consider to help such students succeed. More...

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An Asset Perspective on First-Gen Students

HomeA necessary recognition of very real challenges facing such students should be balanced with helping them express the distinctive knowledge and skills they bring to college, argues William G. Durden. More...

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How Universities Can Neutralize the Propagandists of the Day

HomeSuch propagandists seek to dominate our social and information landscapes, thereby undermining our critical thinking abilities, Phillip G. Clampitt and M. Lee Williams warn. More...

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Why Online Is an Ethical Practice

HomeOnline is a crucial path for many underrepresented students and should expand. But if colleges don’t understand how virtual students differ from their residential peers and support them with robust online student services, Robert Ubell writes, they will miss the mark. More...

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Ethical College Admissions: The Language of Scandal

HomeIs it an "admissions scandal" or not? Jim Jump considers the words and their importance.
One of my greatest parenting challenges when my children were little was helping them understand the nuances of language. My son confused the concepts of “wanting” and “needing,” apparently believing they were synonyms. He didn’t want for much, but his “needs” were endless. More...

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China's Thousandfold Guantánamos

HomeWith China's assault on scores of leading academics and intellectuals, business as usual is no longer possible, writes Magnus Fiskesjö. More...

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