Should American “Safety Net” I...

May 11, 2017 by

BY BRIAN C. MITCHELL – Last week’s efforts that led to the passage by one vote of a House Republican proposal to change health...

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Theft and Defacing of Campus N...

Dec 9, 2016 by

BY HANK REICHMAN Last week the AAUP, the College Media Association, the National Coalition Against Censorship, and the Student Press...

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Where Do We, As Teachers, Go f...

Nov 10, 2016 by

BY AARON BARLOW – President of the National Council of Teachers of English Doug Hesse posted on Facebook today that he is...

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Quincy Wright on Academic Free...

Oct 1, 2016 by

BY JOERG TIEDE – Quincy Wright (1890-1970) served as the 20th president of the AAUP from 1944 to 1946. At the time of his...

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CUNY at the Turning Point

Jun 1, 2016 by

BY AARON BARLOW – New York City College of Technology, the City University of New York campus where I teach, has now spent more...

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Margaret Spellings’ For-Profit...

Nov 12, 2015 by

Hank Reichman – The growing trend toward secret presidential searches and the emerging tendency of governing boards to appoint...

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What’s So Radical about Defend...

Oct 24, 2015 by

Martin Kich – Being antagonistic to corporatization should not necessarily be conflated with being broadly antagonistic to...

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The Corporatized Globalization...

Sep 18, 2015 by

We read a great deal about the internationalization of higher education—which, in many contexts, is simply a catchphrase for the...

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The Urgent Demand for STEM Gra...

Aug 14, 2015 by

In a post to this blog that I made on June 18, “Why Selecting a College Major Primarily Because of the Employment Outlook in That...

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