Obama Gets It Right

February 26, 2009 | Blog

God, I love having smart people in the administration! This morning I listened as Bob Shireman and Ceci Rouse unveiled…

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Treatment of Transfers

January 24, 2009 | Blog

What to do, what to do about those pesky community college students? Their graduation rates are so low, they lack…

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Need-Sensitive Admissions: A Follow-up

January 5, 2009 | Blog

Yesterday’s New York Times has a “data” piece in the Education Life section titled “How Sensitive Are They?” It lists…

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Hate Starts Young

November 20, 2008 | Blog

Where do kids learn such things (Students Chant ‘Assassinate Obama’ On School Bus)? (A) School(B) Home(C) Right-wing talk radio I…

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A Topic Deserving of a Thesis

October 29, 2008 | Blog

Attention graduate students: good thesis topic here. Take note! Inside Higher Ed reports a growing interest among colleges, particularly those…

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What Keeps Me Going

October 28, 2008 | Blog

I’m in my 5th year as an assistant professor, and I’m just starting to figure it out. Tonight I received…

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Palin’s College Choices

October 22, 2008 | Blog

Here’s a quick post that follows up on Sara’s recent post (“Palin Is A Swirling Student!”) about Republican VP candidate…

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U. of California Proposes Sweeping Admissions Changes

July 17, 2008 | Blog

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that the University of California System is considering changes to its admissions policies that…

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