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Higher Education Reform
By Jürgen Enders | Published: July 3, 2015
With university tenure under scrutiny in Wisconsin and tenure itself under assault elsewhere, Jürgen Enders examines how academics are protected in three European countries.
By Michelle L. Stack | Published: July 1, 2015
Social Science Space's newest core blogger takes a look at how industry has an outsize stake in the business of ranking universities. Has academe gotten...
By Cathy Sandeen | Published: June 25, 2015
Cathy Sandeen, chancellor of University of Wisconsin Colleges and the University of Wisconsin-Extension, argues that universities need to be more honest on how academic freedom...
By Osabuohien P. Amienyi | Published: June 22, 2015
It won't come easy, but an Nigerian academic working in Arkansas urges administrators of African universities to limit the obstacles keeping Africans from choosing to...
By Daniel Nehring | Published: June 8, 2015
All the arguments for a critique of the new authoritarian, hierarchical, business-minded corporate universities are in place, says Daniel Nehring. The ways to insert these...
By Mark Gatenby | Published: May 29, 2015
The values of a university education are many and generally agreed upon. But is holding a degree the same thing?
By Shane Gero and Maurício Cantor | Published: May 27, 2015
Peer review is flawed, and a new index proposes a simple way to create transparency and quality control mechanisms. Shane Gero and Maurício Cantor believe...
By Mitchell Stevens | Published: April 13, 2015
Kevin Carey deftly explains how a series of historical contingencies combined to create the peculiar mash-up that is the contemporary research university, according to a...