Inside Higher Ed
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A Quarter of This College Librarian’s Gift Went to Football

Was the University of New Hampshire wrong for following the letter of Robert Morin’s will?

Sept. 14 2016 10:23 AMScabbing on Our Future SelvesHow a new generation of grad student organizers can learn from the mistakes of organizers past.
Aug. 31 2016 10:00 AMGrad Students Need UnionsThe National Labor Relations Board got it right. Unions are needed to help students navigate an outdated system.
Aug. 17 2016 10:00 AMShould Minority Students Choose to Live With Other Minorities?Students at one college were criticized for asking for nonwhite roommates. But white students get white roommates all the time.
May 31 2016 8:36 AMUncertainty, Unpredictability, ChaosNext year will be confusing for students, families, and most colleges in the admissions process. 
May 12 2016 3:52 PMIntelligent Design, Then TenureA Ball State astronomy professor gets a bump despite claims he proselytized in a science class.
April 27 2016 12:39 PM“Denny Hastert Is a Good Man” University of Chicago coach praises former House speaker—who tried to use hush money to cover up molestation of children—for fighting Title IX.
March 30 2016 2:18 PMGrade Inflation NationGetting an A really is easier than ever.
March 10 2016 11:44 AMWhen Protesting Becomes a Contact SportCampuses debate how to keep students safe during Donald Trump rallies.
Feb. 26 2016 1:00 PMThe Next Ann CoulterHe believes college rape culture is a myth, he started a scholarship for white men, and his popularity is growing.
Feb. 9 2016 8:30 AMFor Black MenA race-specific learning community at the University of Connecticut draws praise and criticism.
Jan. 22 2016 11:08 AMDrown the BunniesA university president suggests putting struggling students out of their misery.
Jan. 8 2016 8:14 AMThe Secret Lives of Ph.D. Committees A new book shows the stark realities of how graduate admissions get made.
Dec. 18 2015 7:32 AMA First-Year Writing Instructor Can Only Do So MuchI do my best to help them succeed, but I can’t prepare for everything that’s coming.
Dec. 10 2015 3:21 PMAppeasing the Ones Who Feed YouAmid diversity protests, campuses struggle with how to talk to displeased alumni.
Nov. 25 2015 2:00 PMWhy Honor Thomas Jefferson?Students are now criticizing their campuses for elevating a man they call a rapist and a racist. 
Sept. 6 2016 4:12 PMCollege Leaders Think Race Relations Suck—Except on Their CampusesAre commitments to “diversity” and “inclusion” just a way of downplaying campus tensions?
Aug. 24 2016 5:00 PMAcademics Take on The ApprenticeWhat does the academic literature have to say about Donald Trump’s reality show?
Aug. 10 2016 9:15 AMStudent Loans Are Still a CrisisWe shouldn’t be downplaying student debt or the push for debt-free education.
May 19 2016 5:44 AMDonald Trump’s Emerging Higher-Ed PlatformHe thinks colleges should share risk in student loans and be able to enroll students based on their job prospects.
May 4 2016 4:42 PMA Campus by Any Other BrandWhy do college logos and taglines all sound so eerily similar?
April 8 2016 7:30 AMYou Remind Me of MeIs your professor a narcissist? You better be a narcissist, too!
March 18 2016 10:12 AMWhen Dignity Costs Too MuchPaying adjunct faculty decent wages would be prohibitively expensive, a new study finds.
March 3 2016 11:41 AM“ISIS Is … a CIA and Mossad Operation”Does academic freedom extend to publishing blatant falsehoods on social media?
Feb. 16 2016 5:51 AMWhy Is Tuition So HighIronically enough, student aid might be to blame.
Jan. 28 2016 3:08 PMIt’s Time for Colleges to Reconsider the SATAt least when it comes to predicting high school students’ college grades.
Jan. 14 2016 10:26 AMIt’s Time to Kill the Student EvaluationMore and more evidence shows bias against female instructors.
Jan. 5 2016 2:53 PMBetter-Looking Female Students Get Better GradesBut for male students, looks don’t matter.
Dec. 17 2015 3:54 PMWhite and Asian Professors Need Not ApplyA University of Louisville job ad excluded whites and Asians. Is that OK?
Dec. 3 2015 10:54 AMThe Never-Ending Trigger-Warning DebateSome professors believe they build trust. Others think they stifle free discourse.
Nov. 19 2015 3:51 PM“Free Expression,” or Just Racism?A campus debates.