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Inside Higher Education

College Recruiting: What's Wrong With This Picture?

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 10.05.2016 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

Something needs to give soon. It is unlikely that free public higher education will be a panacea to reform. The problems are deep, systemic and more glaring with each admission season.

Faculty Alert: Why Are Employers Giving Low Marks to College & University Grads?

Eugene Fram | Posted 03.24.2015 | College
Eugene Fram

What can educational institutions do to improve the low marks given their graduates by their employers?

Take the Time to Know Your Students, Even If You're Famous

Lev Raphael | Posted 06.09.2014 | Education
Lev Raphael

When you teach, isn't it better to assume less and try to enjoy more? Otherwise, you're turning the classroom into an echo chamber.

Higher Education Is Shrinking | Posted 10.10.2012 | College

It's official: Higher education is shrinking, for the first time in at least 15 years. Total enrollment at American colleges and universities eligibl...

The Limits of My Sympathy for Unpaid College Interns

Shaun Johnson | Posted 10.17.2011 | College
Shaun Johnson

I wanted to respond to the relatively recent outrage against unpaid internships in higher education by touting the extensive experiences that cohort after cohort of student teachers goes through.