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Affirmative Action: Now More Than Ever
Michael S. Roth
President, Wesleyan University
Education provides people concrete opportunities to overcome real circumstances of poverty or oppression.
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The Truth About Asian Americans And Affirmative Action
Frank H. Wu
Author, Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black and White
Finally, the debate over Asian Americans and affirmative action has taken a turn toward the rational. Race tends to infuriate
The Propaganda War Against Hindus in Academia: A Response to Inside Higher Education
Writer, Novelist, Professor of Media Studies at University of ...
Highly respected professors face intimidation, threats and smear campaigns for deviating from the views of the Hindu right. A cultural and religious war is raging in which Western academics are the enemy.
Sparks Fly: Competency-Based Education Catches
Julian L. Alssid
Chief Workforce Strategist at College for America
Our educational outcomes -- particularly for lower-wage workers -- remain abysmal. And, our quality of life is suffering -- the Social Progress Index 2015 ranks the U.S. 16th in the world on that measure. And, yet, I see a glimmer of hope.
GOP Would Freeze Pell Grants For 10 Years, Despite Program Not Keeping Up With Cost Of College
WASHINGTON -- Kicking off what will likely be months of contentious budget battles, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives
College Presidents Are Still In Denial About Sexual Assault On Campus, Survey Finds
"In order to have any real change, you need to accept that there's a problem, and we can't get to that real change unless
For-Profit College Investor Now Owns Controlling Share of Leading Education Trade Publication
Attorney, advocate, writer at RepublicReport.org
There has been no public announcement, but the Quad Partners website now lists
Inside Higher Ed
as one of its investments, among a range of education-related companies, including for-profit trade schools.
Higher Ed Lobby Group ACE Didn't Want A Senator To See This Webinar
WASHINGTON -- Over the objections of Senator Claire McCaskill, the American Council on Education has been keeping secret
Take the Time to Know Your Students, Even If You're Famous
Author, Reviewer, Blogger
When you teach, isn't it better to assume less and try to enjoy more? Otherwise, you're turning the classroom into an echo chamber.
House Committee Report Highlights Plight Of Adjunct Instructors
WASHINGTON -- It's time for Congress to pay attention to the abuse of adjunct faculty members, and the way their poor working
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The Meaning of Libraries
President and Professor of Government, Eastern Kentucky Univer...
I believe we should require that each student enter the library and leave with something in return. Perhaps a book or periodical or journal is checked out -- other times students come and go with only their notebooks and backpacks.
Higher One Nears Settlement | Inside Higher Ed
Higher One, the large but often controversial provider of debit cards on college campuses, has reached a preliminary agreement
Not Too Expensive To Improve Adjunct Faculty Working Conditions
Collecting better data on adjunct employment on campus. Inviting adjuncts to participate in departmental meetings and curriculum
A MOOC Backlash?
Unlike a scientific experiment that can keep controls and treated samples isolated in separate test tubes, the MOOC experiment is playing out in one of the messier corners of the already messy real world: academia.
Tenure Decline: Inside Higher Ed Survey Finds Provosts Relying On Non-Tenured Faculty
A survey conducted for Inside Higher Ed by Gallup found 65 percent of provosts at public and private schools said their college
Growth For Online Learning
Higher Tech Meets Higher Ed
Founder, Living in Digital Times
Silicon Valley thrives on disruption; academia thrives on tradition. That's a recipe for tension.
Inside Higher Ed Survey: College Admissions Directors Not Worried About Large Student Debt Loads
Private student loans have much higher interest rates and fewer options for graduates struggling to make their payments. Admission
College Readiness Goes Beyond Academic Skills
By Joanne Jacobs, The Hechinger Report
What does it mean to "study hard" for a test? Students may not know the difference between studying in high school and college
Paul Ryan's Views And Record On Higher Education | Inside Higher Ed
With the selection of Representative Paul Ryan as his running mate Saturday morning, presumed Republican nominee Mitt Romney
In College Admissions, Money Shouldn't Be Everything
Counselors might think that recruiting students with the ability to pay tuition in full and seeking them out in admissions pools is necessary for their own school's survival, but they're creating and reinforcing a serious class issue in America's higher education system.
Want To Get Into A Good College? It Pays To Have Money
Admissions counselors like to talk about finding the right "fit" for applicants -- a great match between a student's educational
Calling The Clicker Vote
Given a choice, would college students prefer to pay for more than one type of remote-controlled in-class voting device, a.k.a
Do Mission Statements Matter?
University of Rochester Provost Ralph W. Kuncl wanted something else in 2009 when he began the process of creating the first
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