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The University of Akron’s nickname is the Zips. And “zip” describes the quality of education at the school under its administration’s grand new “ideas.” The University of Akron will phase out 80 degree programs, about 20 percent of what it now offers, in part, to save money for the future, the university announced on Wednesday. […]
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Rand Paul truly is a libertarian hero we should admire: Senator Rand Paul, a Kentucky Republican, last week introduced legislation that has captured the attention of science groups. Paul’s bill would require the addition of two people who are not experts in the subject matter under consideration in every federal peer-review panel. One of the […]
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Purdue Chases the Cash

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On April 27, 2017
Wow. Purdue University said Thursday it has acquired for-profit Kaplan University to extend its reach into online and adult education, an unusual move for a public institution. “None of us knows how fast or in what direction online higher education will evolve, but we know its role will grow, and we intend that Purdue be […]
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Above: A Dignified Arizona Republican legislator I guess I wouldn’t think Arizona Republicans would table their bill to ban the teaching of any course they think smacks of racial justice in their state’s public universities because the faint shadow of what used to be The Daily Show ridicules them, but then I wouldn’t have thought […]

The Cuomo Gambit

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On January 3, 2017

Here’s the thing about Andrew Cuomo. He will happily veto a bill that would grant the poor legal services and then just a few days later announce a plan for free college tuition at New York publ

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