To tell 17-year-olds that they might have a chance to do something interesting—in four years—isn’t very persuasive.
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The Party Line
The profession of government relations teeters on the brink, just like so much else at our institutions.
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Salaries for faculty members across all disciplines rose by 1.9 percent this year, nearly matching the 2-percent rise in senior administrators' pay.
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Rep. Paul D. Ryan wants to streamline the system, cap some federal loans, create a database to track aid recipients, and disrupt "the accreditation status quo."
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