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Stuart Dorsey | Posted 04.16.2014 | College
Stuart Dorsey

My friend and colleague, Gordon Kingsley, said that while he was president of William Jewell College he continued to teach regularly, "until I had to ...

Study in the UK -- Change the World!

Sir Peter Westmacott | Posted 11.17.2013 | College
Sir Peter Westmacott

Parliament set up the Marshall Scholarships in 1953, with the express aim of extending the close ties between Britain and the United States that had developed during the Second World War. Marshall's "close accord" is, if anything, even more essential now.

Preparing the Next Generation of Humanities Scholar Teachers at Stanford

Ruth Starkman | Posted 07.01.2013 | College
Ruth Starkman

Stanford University's "Graduate Student and Faculty Collaborative Teaching in the Humanities," is training future scholars to focus on teaching in the...

Stanford University's Teagle Humanities Courses Promote Collaborative Faculty Graduate Teaching

Ruth Starkman | Posted 05.27.2013 | College
Ruth Starkman

Throughout 2012-2013, Stanford faculty and graduate students have been offering a series of eight team-taught courses that will help prepare grads for careers as liberal arts educators.

My $60,000 Ivy League Degree Was Just a Pyramid Scheme

Lilly O'Donnell | Posted 11.17.2012 | College
Lilly O'Donnell

Now it's two months after graduation. I have an Ivy League master's degree, but I certainly don't feel $60,000 smarter. In fact, I feel a bit like I've snapped out of the piper's trance, only after stepping off the cliff.

Separate Research and Teaching in Graduate Education

Herbert Gans | Posted 06.11.2011 | College
Herbert Gans

Imagine a "primitive" culture which prepares its shamans to explore its ancient mysteries and understand its current problems, but then puts them to work minding its young -- and there you have a reasonably fair description of the current state of graduate education in America

Rethinking the Future of Graduate Student Education

Bob Samuels | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Bob Samuels

If we want to build America's knowledge economy, it makes no sense to train students from China and India in our federally funded labs. We should do what our competitors do and restrict foreign admissions.