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Why We Are Going to Duke

The president of Marist College defends his institution’s decision to play a basketball game in North Carolina, despite calls to boycott the state to protest its controversial "bathroom law."

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‘Discovery’ Curriculum Pushes Students to Find What’s Next

To raise the bar for undergraduate education, provide more opportunities for original research.

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Free College? The U.S. Should Look at State Models That Are Already Working

Although education will always have to be funded by someone, it remains the best investment any of us can make.

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A Front-Row Look at State-Sanctioned Terrorism

Journalism students studying abroad in Uruguay and Argentina witness the aftermath of an attack on freedom of the press.

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How Colleges Prepare (or Don’t Prepare) Their Leaders Is Holding Back Innovation

Eight lessons about why it is so problematic to find the next generation of leadership, and by extension, why innovation so often gets stuck on campuses.

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The Liberal Arts in the Real World

A new curricular-diversity requirement at Hamilton College is a good thing, writes a student who will be subject to it.

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Colleges Need to Be More Welcoming to Post-9/11 Veterans

America’s best institutions are missing out on the wealth of experience and diversity that former service members can bring to the classroom.

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Texas Picked an Ominous Date to Arm Its Public Colleges

Fifty years after the first mass shooting on a campus, is this really the best that we can do?

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Why a College Should Teach Its Own History

For one thing, a large course with cross-disciplinary appeal creates a sense of community that, in both short and long terms, do a college good.

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Adaptive Learning Could Be the Tesla of Education — in a Bad Way

Ed-tech company officials who make exaggerated claims about the power of their products aren’t doing students any favors, and could end up hurting them.

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Why I’m Not Joining ‘Historians Against Trump’

A statement by the new group repudiates the discipline’s own values.

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Race-Conscious Admissions Policies Face More Tests After ‘Fisher’

The Supreme Court’s decision leaves the courthouse door open for every program to be judged on its particular facts.

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The Lessons of Brexit for the Humanities

Professors may think they can no longer live within their universities. But they certainly cannot live outside them.

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Flagships Must Create New Models to Preserve the Public Good

America built its economic strength and political vitality on the backs of its public universities. What will it take to sustain them?

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Building on the Success of the ‘Fisher’ Decision

Colleges need to expand the pipeline of talented individuals, and to provide opportunities for diverse groups of young people to work together, long before they reach college age.

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How We Overhauled Our Campuses Using New Markets Tax Credits

The federal program, which just got a five-year extension, handed two institutions the resources to make vital capital improvements.

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Amazon’s Quiet Dominance of Higher-Ed Learning Platforms

More and more colleges have moved their learning-management software to "the cloud." What they don’t realize is that it’s all on the same cloud.

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The Gifts of Pat Summitt

She was not just No. 1 among women’s basketball coaches. Beyond statistics, she was one of a kind.

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The Supreme Court Frees Colleges to Sensibly Pursue Diversity

The Fisher II decision signals, in a time of deep unrest, that race matters.

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5 Lessons to Take From the Fisher Decision

The Supreme Court has struck a delicate balance between judicial review and the deference due to educational judgments informed by evidence. Colleges can learn from that.