President Trump scares academe. Many feel threatened, under siege, rejected, aghast. Eric Klineberg, professor of sociology at New York University, summed up this anxiety a few days after the election: … Continue reading “How Academe Helped to Elect Trump”
The humanities may not be dead, but they are certainly moribund on many college campuses. Once the crown jewels of higher education, now they are valued about as much as … Continue reading “To Save the Humanities, Make Them More Hands On”
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The “Scholarship of Teaching and Learning” movement has not lived up to its promise.
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