Voice: Elaine Maimon
Can Local Colleges Please Just Work Together?
A long-time university president calls on Philly’s higher education institutions to collaborate to better serve the needs of Philadelphia students.
Temple, The People’s University?
In light of Pres. Jason Wingard’s abrupt resignation, a former college president calls for a reboot that turns Temple into a model of 21st century reform
Why Academic Freedom Matters
Gov. Ron DeSantis is not alone in attacking free expression on campus, where censorship is coming from the right and left. Here, a former university president on the dangers of such Orwellian assaults on democracy itself
Ideas We Should Steal: Verify the News
A long-time university president believes the general public could use a crash course in fact-checking — and that news itself can be the teacher
The Real Problem at Temple … Isn’t Just Temple’s
The issue, a long-time university president laments, is the exploitation of graduate students at colleges
ChatGPT is Not the End of Writing
A longtime university president and writing expert advises against banning the new AI bot — but to use it to teach more effective thinking that is purely human
What Shapiro Got Right on College Degrees
The new governor eliminated the requirement of a four-year degree for most jobs in state government. A longtime university president explains why she applauds the decision
Stop the Public Education Blame Game
A longtime university president responds to a recent Citizen column by urging us to work for constructive solutions that support public education for all students