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Higher Education news and analysis from The Nation
March 23, 2018
My Wife Resents Cooking Family Dinner, but I Work Longer Hours. What’s Fair?
And a professor asks about helping younger, indebted colleagues.
March 21, 2018
Antifa Has Richard Spencer on the Run. Does That Vindicate Its Tactics?
There’s good reason to believe that antifa’s success has come despite violent tactics, not because of them.
March 21, 2018
How Charles Koch Is Helping Neo-Confederates Teach College Students
The Koch Foundation is often praised for its higher-ed funding, but the money is going to some radical professors.
March 20, 2018
Why Are US Colleges Collaborating With Saudi Arabia?
Harvard, Georgetown, Yale Law School, UNH—all have taken money from the Saudi government or businessmen allied with it.
March 19, 2018
Loyola Soars In March Madness While a Faculty Strike Looms
Non-tenured faculty are set to strike, and students may be walking out with them.
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March 16, 2018
Loyola Basketball’s March Madness Success Shaded By Student Unrest
Protest over an unneeded stadium and a viral video of brutality by campus police engulf the Chicago campus.
March 14, 2018
Why Is the Op-Ed Page of ‘The New York Times’ Obsessed With College Kids?
The “newspaper of record” should expect more from its conservative hires.
March 9, 2018
Language Is a ‘War Zone’: A Conversation With Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o
The Kenyan author discusses colonialism and abandoning English to write in his native Kikuyu.
February 23, 2018
Disaster Capitalism Hits Higher Education in Wisconsin
The president of the University of Wisconsin System is trying to reconcile a well-funded assault on public institutions with the state’s deep blue sea of support for accessible education.
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February 22, 2018
What It’s Like to Teach a Class That Doesn’t Remember 9/11
Many of my students have lived their entire lives in a country at war.