The Case for Cluster Hiring to...

Oct 19, 2019 by

How one university finally made progress on its goal to hire more professors from underrepresented minority groups. The numbers are...

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Can Starbucks Save the Middle ...

Sep 14, 2019 by

The much-hyped partnerships between companies and universities might make college too expensive for the rest of us. By Geoffrey M....

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Here’s Why Alaska’s Governor T...

Jul 27, 2019 by

Poor graduation rates, overpaid administrators, and an overreliance on state funding are to blame, says Gov. Michael J. Dunleavy. The...

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Enrollment Shortfalls Spread t...

May 23, 2019 by

A broad swath of private colleges across the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions are expected to miss their enrollment goals for the...

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How America’s College-Closure ...

Apr 11, 2019 by

By Michael Vasquez and Dan Bauman All across the United States, colleges are disappearing. As a result, the lives of students and...

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What Happened When One Univers...

Sep 11, 2018 by

By Cailin Crowe = Three years ago, the U. of Texas at Austin took down a monument to Jefferson Davis and moved it to the campus’s...

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The Princeton Review Has Laid ...

Aug 20, 2018 by

By Eric Hoover – The Princeton Review, a major test-preparation and tutoring company, has laid off numerous employees this year...

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College Board President’s Lett...

Feb 22, 2018 by

Astoundingly tone-deaf.” “Tacky and self-serving.” “Overt product placement.” Those were some of the milder reactions to the message...

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Why Everybody Loses When Someo...

Feb 16, 2018 by

By Erin Bartram – It happened in early January, when all my historian friends were at the annual meeting of the AHA, the...

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Passage of Senate Tax-Reform B...

Dec 4, 2017 by

College leaders are bracing for major changes to the nation’s tax code that could weaken their financial footing by undermining...

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The Fallacy of Open-Access Pub...

Nov 23, 2017 by

By Andrew V. Suarez and Terry McGlynn – Information is more accessible than ever. If you are curious about the cast of a TV...

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Heckling Is a Staple of Contro...

Oct 21, 2017 by

By Liam Adams – Richard B. Spencer was met with chants of “Go home, Spencer,” “Black Lives Matter,” and...

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In UNC Case, No Watchdog for M...

Oct 14, 2017 by

By Eric Kelderman – In 2012, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill acknowledged that a widespread scheme of academic...

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Stephen Bannon Will Speak at B...

Sep 13, 2017 by

Stephen K. Bannon, President Trump’s controversial former chief strategist, will speak at the University of California at Berkeley as...

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DeVos Withdraws Obama-Era Memo...

Apr 11, 2017 by

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday withdrew three memos, issued during President Barack Obama’s administration, that had been...

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What Liberal Academics Don’t G...

Nov 20, 2016 by

America left poorly educated whites behind. Their votes were misguided but understandable. All the election postmortems make me think...

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Are We Teaching Composition Al...

Oct 8, 2016 by

Students understand why Barbie is sexist, but they can’t make their case in a coherent essay By Joseph R. Teller – My students...

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