Higher Education Reform

Blog posts and resources relating to reform in higher education. To start a new discussion on HE reform issues, visit the forum via the above link.

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Finding Fault with Faux Facts

No matter how exquisite the details, it is important to separate fact from folklore – which should not require cross examination.

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Study: Black Students’ Trust in Their Colleges is Lower

Black undergraduates consistently said they trusted the people who run the colleges they attend – and society overall – substantially less than their white peers did. We have termed this difference the racial trust gap, and it was not a trivial difference.

3 weeks ago
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The Worst Academic Field to be a Woman in?

There is no shortage of disciplines and industries rife with sexism. The STEM fields – science, technology, engineering and mathematics – are particularly well […]

4 weeks ago
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Graduate Students Need PhDs that Resonate Outside of Academia

In ‘The New PhD: How to Build a Better Graduate Education,’ Loenard Cassuto and Robert Weisbuch argue that graduate programs aren’t preparing doctoral students for the jobs they’ll likely have outside college classrooms or laboratories.

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