Talk of “breaking down the barriers” is all too often a cover for breaking down academic disciplines to create administrative flexibility.
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Nigeria’s medical community is mourning the death of medical professor and university administrator, Emeritus Professor Oladipo Olujimi Akinkugbe.
Gandhi’s statue, which sat in this quad at the University of Ghana, caused great controversy.
Gandhi was celebrated for the things he taught the world in his later years, through his writings, ideas and lifestyle. He was celebrated for seeking peace for all the peoples of the world.
Eleven states now have some sort of law permitting guns on college campuses.
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More and more states are passing legislation requiring that students and faculty be permitted to carry concealed weapons on campus. But shouldn’t universities have a choice when it comes to campus safety?
Three influential college presidents: Charles Eliot of Harvard (in office 1869-1909), Robert Maynard Hutchins of the University of Chicago (1929-45) and Drew Faust of Harvard (2007-18).
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A former president of Northeastern and scholar of higher education shares his perspectives on what has – and hasn’t – changed in the role of the college president.