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The Slow-Motion Downfall of Linda Katehi

July 29, 2016 / Phil Lesch

“This story is everywhere. Worse than pepper spray. It will fade away, but not for a while. And based on our track record, it's a sure thing we will do more stupid stuff as we try to put it behind us.” read more >

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The Paradox of New Buildings on Campus

July 26, 2016 / Phil Lesch

Even as long-neglected maintenance threatens to further escalate the price of higher education, universities continue to borrow and spend record amounts on new buildings. read more >

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Talking Over the Racial Divide

July 14, 2016 / Phil Lesch

“Students’ backgrounds tended to shape what they got out of the course. For minority students, the dialogue did little to reframe their thinking. It did, though, give them an opportunity to trade perspectives and bond with other students, in a room where others looked like them. But for many white students, hearing about their classmates’ experiences upended their assumptions.” read more >