A Test of Leadership

December 28, 2009 | Blog

When the history of American higher education in the 21st century is written, I suspect the end of the first…

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Boy Mystery: Update

December 16, 2009 | Blog

Just a quick update — The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has released the list of colleges and universities it…

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The So-Called Boy Mystery

December 6, 2009 | Blog

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights recently announced that it would investigate whether some colleges are discriminating against women in…

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Whispered Policies

October 25, 2009 | Blog

Friday’s Chronicle reports on a new study that points out how difficult it can be to identify which colleges and…

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Image is Everything

September 7, 2009 | Blog

Sunday’s New York Times features a Style section article that quite frankly turned my stomach (at least, I’m pretty sure…

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Remedial Education is Worthy of More Attention– Agreed, But Now What?

August 4, 2009 | Blog

Over at the Chronicle of Higher Education, Mike Rose has a solid piece about the need to “re-mediate” college remediation….

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A Question of Place

July 7, 2009 | Blog

Cross-posted from Brainstorm While working on a grant application recently, I had the opportunity to spend some time thinking about…

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The Power Elite

July 2, 2009 | Blog

Cross-posted from Brainstorm It’s hard to get to know the rich. Gaining insight into how they think, act, behave is…

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No Money Left Behind

June 25, 2009 | Blog

Cross-posted from Brainstorm The U.S. Department of Education has finally announced some concrete plans to reduce the complexity of the…

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UPDATE: Budget Balancing For Dummies

June 19, 2009 | Blog

The Wisconsin State Journal has the update on this recent blog post (“Budget Balancing For Dummies”). Almost all state workers…

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