March 7, 2013

    Modest Proposal for Graduate Programs

    “No More Plan B: A Very Modest Proposal for Graduate Programs in History, ” By Anthony T. Grafton and Jim…
    February 18, 2013

    Teach Graduate Students Differently

    In “OK, Let’s Teach Graduate Students Differently. But How?,” Leonard Cassuto follows up on the proposals offered by Grafton and Grossman, insisting…
    February 11, 2013

    Reforming Doctoral Programs

    In “Reforming Doctoral Programs: The Sooner, the Better,” Russell Berman, former MLA President, insists the business of graduate education in literary studies has…
    January 19, 2013

    Fear of Being Useful

    In “Fear of Being Useful,” Paul Jay and Gerald Graff argue it’s time to stop lamenting the crisis in the humanities and…
    January 15, 2013

    In The Future of the Humanities

    Provides an essential examination of current alternative initiatives In “The Future of the Humanities-in the Present and in Public,” Kathleen Woodward provides an…
    January 11, 2013

    Value Of A Humanities Degree Underscore

    Many people touting the value of a humanities degree underscore how it provides a global perspective for students who will…
    June 19, 2012

    The Silver Lining in the Ouster of UVA President Teresa Sullivan

    The Silver Lining in the Ouster of UVA President Teresa Sullivan The Silver Lining in the Ouster of UVA President…
    June 14, 2012

    More Bad News About the Corporatizing

    More Bad News About the Corporatizing of Higher Ed, Online and Off David Brooks, “The Campus Tsunami,” The New York Times (5/3/12) Frank…
      January 25, 2012

      American Academy of Arts and Sciences

      Paul Karloff, Chief Communication Officer of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, has written to call our attention to…
      March 13, 2012

      Incredible Shrinking Grad Programs

      Incredible Shrinking Grad Programs   The future of the humanities is shrinking, at least when it comes to graduate programs.…
      February 11, 2012

      Major Shift in Breadth Requirements

      Major Shift in Breadth Requirements In our recent article in Inside Higher Ed, “Fear of Being Useful,” Gerald Graff and I…
      February 11, 2013

      Reforming Doctoral Programs

      In “Reforming Doctoral Programs: The Sooner, the Better,” Russell Berman, former MLA President, insists the business of graduate education in literary studies has…
      March 7, 2013

      Modest Proposal for Graduate Programs

      “No More Plan B: A Very Modest Proposal for Graduate Programs in History, ” By Anthony T. Grafton and Jim…
      May 16, 2012

      Rethinking the PhD-Elite Solutions

      Rethinking the PhD-Elite Solutions Inside Higher Ed continues its coverage of ideas on humanities graduates education reform with this update about the…
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