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September 30, 2020
In-person instruction is more important than ever as our nation wrestles not only with a pandemic but also with myriad crises, write Viviana Geron, a student, and Marie Lynn Miranda, a provost.
September 30, 2020
General education represents the best and last chance for students to debate broad human problems, yet far too few institutions are giving them the opportunity, argue Andrew Delbanco and Jon Parrish Peede.
September 29, 2020
Matthew J. Mayhew apologizes for an article that he recently wrote for Inside Higher Ed and describes beginning a long process of antiracist learning.

Letters to the Editor

July 16, 2020
"We need free and open dialogue as a community more than ever."
July 13, 2020
Layoffs disproportionately affect those who teach our students, rather than "slimming down the overstuffed, overpaid and frequently incompetent administration."
July 13, 2020
A "hateful and demeaning" slap at people with names "given to us at birth and not ours to choose -- as if we are all implicitly morally inferior."
July 10, 2020
The rules on international students are part of what is akin to a Denial of Service attack by the Trump administration on higher education.
July 9, 2020
I am dismayed by his dismissive use of a right-wing trope like “indoctrination” to denounce a viewpoint he dislikes.

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Blogs

September 30, 2020
Detaching quality from inputs while also unbundling the notion that there is only one definition of quality.
September 30, 2020
Detaching quality from inputs while also unbundling the notion that there is only one definition of quality.
September 30, 2020
A need for people skilled in conversation to bridge the divide between spirituality and civic engagement.

Archive

September 14, 2020
A judge has undermined systemic racism by making the University of California test blind, write Joseph A. Soares and Jay Rosner.
September 11, 2020
Christopher Schaberg, who previously asserted he'd never teach online, describes why he's now veering that way, even when he could teach face-to-face.
September 10, 2020
Bringing students back to properly run campuses may well be healthier than leaving them to their own devices and hometown gathering (and watering) places, writes Michael S. Roth.
September 9, 2020
A standards-based approach to grading that incorporates goal-setting and self-reflection can help promote students' progress in times of crisis as well as normalcy, advises Rosalie Metro.
September 8, 2020
The myth that underrepresented students leave science because they can't keep up reflects an unwillingness to deal with the truth that it's we who must change, writes Kerstin M. Perez.

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