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Is Email Making Professors Stupid?

By Cal Newport

It used to simplify crucial tasks. Now it’s strangling scholars’ ability to think.

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What Happened When the Dean’s Office Stopped Sending Emails After-Hours

By Andrew D. Martin and Anne Curzan

Very few issues cannot wait until morning, and that is an important message for any dean’s office to send.

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What Responsibility Does a University Have to Regulate Fraternity Culture?

By Sarah Brown

A new Title IX lawsuit against Yale University and nine of its fraternities seeks to force the groups to accept women as members. It also says Yale has abdicated its duty to protect students from sexual misconduct.



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By Scott Carlson

Every college, struggling or flush, is looking for a way to stand out. But as the closure of Green Mountain College shows, it takes more than a distinct identity to plot a path forward.

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Colleges that are going through bumpy fiscal times look to mission-oriented, optimistic strategists to execute a turnaround.

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Ready for Your Close-Up?

By Stephanie J. Hull

Just because academics have grown up with video doesn’t mean they are masters of self-presentation on camera. Here is a primer.



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