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Academic Israeli Boycott: Perspectives From Two Generations in Higher Education

(16) Comments | Posted December 30, 2013 | 10:03 AM

By Devorah Lieberman and Emery Lieberman-Auerbach

Recently, three U.S. academic organizations, as a stance against Israeli politics, supported resolutions declaring their boycott on intellectual exchange with Israeli universities, and, by implication, Israeli scholars. They are protesting Israel's treatment of Palestinians and what one organization described as the involvement of Israeli...

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College Rankings Foster Socioeconomic Disparity

(2) Comments | Posted October 17, 2013 | 12:13 PM

The annual spate of college and university rankings is sweeping the country. I was in four airports in the last two days, and each of the airport magazine stores posted their "College Rankings" magazines front and center in these stores.

Does Stanford top Harvard or USC surge past Duke?...

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Looking at the President's Plan for Higher Education

(3) Comments | Posted August 29, 2013 | 10:56 AM

Each year, millions of students are faced with the decision of choosing if they should attend college and, if so, which to attend. Some strive to follow the family legacy, going to the institution that their family has attended for generations. Others find themselves filling out applications alone, as no...

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Acting Affirmatively

(0) Comments | Posted October 19, 2012 | 2:45 PM

In the wake of oral arguments before the United States Supreme Court about the future of affirmative action in higher education, several experts foresee conservative justices overturning the law. Others believe that the court will strike down portions of the policy. Few believe that it will remain unchanged.

Title VI...

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Acting Affirmatively

(2) Comments | Posted October 19, 2012 | 9:48 AM

In the wake of oral arguments before the United States Supreme Court about the future of affirmative action in higher education, several experts foresee conservative justices overturning the law. Others believe that the court will strike down portions of the policy. Few believe that it will remain unchanged.

Title VI...

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Closing the Education Gap

(3) Comments | Posted September 18, 2012 | 2:58 PM

As president of a university in Southern California that serves a diverse student population, among my top priorities is making college as accessible as possible for all and to ensure that all students who enroll have the best possible chance for completing their degrees. There is no equivocation that earning...

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