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July 20, 2018
Scott McLemee continues his roundup of upcoming titles from university presses, focusing this time on books that consider our origins and prospects as a species, as well as the bioethical dilemmas we're creating for ourselves.
July 19, 2018
If we as faculty members truly want to own the assessment of student performance and understanding, then we should work together toward meaningful solutions and processes, writes Will Miller.

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July 20, 2018
Getting ready for a son's next steps.
July 19, 2018
Launching a new higher ed website is a lot like giving birth – with all its joys and challenges. Here are a few takeaways from someone who’s recently gone through the process.

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June 14, 2018
Describing his service on a voluntary visiting team, Bob Ubell defends regional accreditation as a form of “deliberative democracy” and urges us not to hand it over to a federal education police force.
June 13, 2018
We need high-quality educational and training options for people who truly don’t want degrees, but such options cannot replace degrees and should not be an excuse to ignore social and economic inequities, argues Chris W. Gallagher.
June 12, 2018
Rather than establish an official definition of anti-Semitism, the U.S. Congress should consider legislation that would focus investigative departments on harassment of students, argue Cary Nelson and other members of the Alliance for Academic Freedom.
June 11, 2018
A lucrative form of patronage appears to be emerging at Michigan State in the wake of the Nassar scandal, write James Finkelstein and Judith Wilde.
June 8, 2018
Scott McLemee considers Leo R. Chavez's Anchor Babies and The Challenge of Birthright Citizenship, which makes clear how little has been added to the stock of anti-immigrant rhetoric over the past century.

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