08 octobre 2017

(Un)Shared Governance

HomeNon-tenure-track faculty members contribute to their colleges and universities in many ways, and they should not be excluded from serving on faculty senates, argue Neal Hutchens and Willis Jones. More...

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I Want a Vote on Policies that Affect My Work

HomeI’ve been a teaching professor in the school of communication at Florida State University since the fall of 1993.  As a graduate student, I found the teaching invigorating and the research alienating, and I knew in order to be in the academy, I would need to carve out a distinct niche. FSU provided the opportunity and I’ve done my best to serve, teach and support. More...

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Earning a Degree to Go to Camp

HomeCoding boot camps act as an auxiliary to a college education, not as an alternative, and they use advertising and intensive admissions processes to find students who succeed, write Quinn Burke, Louise Ann Lyon and James Bowring. More...

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Newsworthy?

HomeIn Newsworthy: The Supreme Court Battle Over Privacy and Press Freedom, Samantha Barbas makes clear how much Americans' views about privacy have changed over time, writes Scott McLemee. More...

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Inequality and 'The Once and Future Liberal'

HomeIn his writings, Mark Lilla calls for images of solidarity to replace what he sees as an unhealthy emphasis on difference, but till now such solidarity has come at the expense of all too many people, argues Michael S. Roth. More...

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How Higher Ed Can Restore Public Trust

HomeA year of national service before, during or after college will better prepare our students to complete their degrees, secure meaningful employment and become lifelong engaged citizens, write E. Gordon Gee, Eduardo Padrón and Anthony P. Monaco. More...

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Halting the Erosion of State Support for Higher Education

HomeColleges and universities must shift some of the pain resulting from shrinking state support to their students, argues Sheldon H. Jacobson. More...

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The Mind-Set List, Faculty Edition

HomeRobert Scherrer provides a guide to the college years of a typical 50-something professor. More...

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Some Good People

HomeWhat stands out in Linda Gordon’s The Second Coming of the KKK is that the Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s tried to create a world unto itself through spectacle, mass communications and branding, writes Scott McLemee. More...

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The Disappearing Jew

HomeThe white supremacist participating in the “Unite the Right” march who claimed that Charlottesville, Va., is “run by Jewish communists and criminal niggers” clarified that anti-Semitism and racism are the hateful intersectional bedfellows of the so-called alt-right. The events in Charlottesville should make it harder to deny that white Jews as well as people of color, immigrants, Muslims and LGBTQ people are the targets of those who clamor for a white ethno-state. The omnipresence of Nazi symbols, the chants of “blood and soil” and “Jews will not replace us,” along with the intimidation and threats leveled against a synagogue in Charlottesville, make it clear that anti-Semitism is a real and contemporary danger. More...

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