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Higher Education Reform
By David Watson | Published: March 6, 2014
Derek Bok has called on universities to be 'ethical beacons' shining out in their communities, but that shine is tarnished in oh-so-many ways in institutions...
By Niall Sclater | Published: February 26, 2014
Where should we draw the line between normal data gathering about university students--with the intent of helping them, of course--and outright intrusiveness?
By Alexandre Afonso | Published: January 31, 2014
King's College London's Alexandre Afonso looks at the so-called marketization of higher education with disdain--not because of its advent but because it hasn't gone far...
By Joanna Williams | Published: January 30, 2014
In the past 15 years and across successive governments in the United Kingdom, the concept of value for money has been internalized throughout higher education....
By Daniel Nehring | Published: October 19, 2013
Why academics' misunderstanding of the epistemology and politics of science is leading them to silently and uncritically support the politics of the powers that...
By Pacific-Standard Magazine | Published: June 21, 2013
The humanities and social sciences in America could use a white knight, but instead they got a white elephant.
By Daniel Nehring | Published: May 27, 2013
As an academic, you are a brand not only as a matter of choice, but, increasingly, due to powerful institutional imperatives that are becoming harder...