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Disadvantaged Students

Apr 11, 2011 by Will Fitzhugh |

The truly disadvantaged are those who have not been sufficiently taught how to read and write and graduate from high school unprepared for college.

Betrayed by Higher Ed…Again

Apr 08, 2011 by David Clemens |

My post “Betrayed by Higher Ed” has occasioned so many comments and emails that I want to offer a group response.

Ask a Scholar: The Path to a Finance MBA

Apr 07, 2011 by Jason Fertig |

How should I chart my course toward an MBA in Finance?

Cronon’s Whirlwind

Apr 06, 2011 by Peter Wood |

Efforts to access a professor’s e-mail may be petty but aren’t necessarily a violation of academic freedom.

Crania Academia

Apr 05, 2011 by Peter Wood |

The academy undermines itself when it belittles the efforts of earlier generations of scholars.

“Accepted Student Day”

Apr 04, 2011 by George Leef |

In an excellent Wall Street Journal piece, Andrew Ferguson, author of Crazy U: One Dad's Crash Course in Getting His Kid Into College writes about his visit to one of the schools where his son was accepted. It's a warts-and-all…

Ask a Scholar: Third Party Possibilities

Mar 30, 2011 by Hubert P. van Tuyll , Thomas Mann |

What are the dangers of a third caucus arising in American politics?

Audience Participation

Mar 30, 2011 by Will Fitzhugh |

Students should take responsibility for their own motivation to learn, not rely on teachers to provide it for them.

“Islam in Scholarship and Education” AQ Issue in Print

Mar 28, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |

The spring 2011 issue of Academic Questions looks at the ways Islam and higher education interact today.

Diversity Vigil at Princeton Theological Seminary

Mar 24, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |

Students and faculty gathered at the seminary to rehearse racial grievances and express outrage over flyers distributed on campus about the link between eugenics and African American abortions.

Debating Same-Sex Marriage

Mar 23, 2011 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood considers the academy's influence on public opinion regarding same-sex marriage and encourages more debate among scholars.

Video: Anne Neal on the Responsibilities of Universities

Mar 23, 2011 by |

Anne Neal explains why students should not be thought of as customers, and how colleges must be held accountable for providing solid, affordable education.

Encyclopedia of Sustainability, 5th Edition

Mar 22, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |

A 5th edition of the NAS 'sustainapedia' of the key names, terms, books, colleges, and organizations in the campus sustainability movement.

Nomenclatura

Mar 21, 2011 by Will Fitzhugh |

Educational special interest agents can be effective only if they focus on the actual academic work of our students, argues Will Fitzhugh.

NPR Blues

Mar 16, 2011 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood elucidates the views of the NPR executive fired for his unguarded disparaging of conservatives as anti-intellectual.

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