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By Lee GardnerReeling from financial crises, the workhorse of public education is being reshaped on the fly.
By Eric HooverThe universities aren’t aggressively recruiting in faraway states, but they are reaching beyond traditional boundaries and trying other strategies to hit enrollment goals.
By Tom BartlettPhilippe-Joseph Salazar spent a year and a half studying ISIS propaganda. His takeaway: Let’s cut our losses and negotiate.
By Jeffrey R. YoungThe move by the publishing giant caused a ruckus on social media.
By Tom BartlettAn unorthodox anthropologist goes face to face with the enemy.
By Pamela SamuelsonIn a long-running lawsuit, three academic publishers have asked for an injunction that would require Georgia State University to closely regulate all faculty uploads to course websites.
Maricopa Community Colleges’ new chief says she plans to reach out to new populations and create stronger ties with businesses.
A 12-volume novel on the social history of London reminds a university president of the value of the arts and humanities.
Among the topics are working conditions for campus custodians, and the impact on college women of having “helicopter,” “bystander,” or “paramedic” parents.
By Noah BerlatskyPeople writing nonsense about my subject is an occupational hazard of studying pop culture.
Lucy Ferriss wonders if today’s students are losing the ability to hear the music inherent in the English language.
With summer upon us, Anastasia Salter shares the strategies she’s using to keep research and writing on track.
Graduate-school culture encourages students to keep their emotional and personal crises to themselves.
Are you considering making the leap from faculty to staff member?
If the interview process for a tenure-track job sounds grueling, that’s because it absolutely is.
Browbeat your students all you want about being professional on email, but follow your own advice.
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