A New Sultan in Town Putin Tames Turkey?
It’s not Turkey’s economic future but its present politics that weighs most heavily on Erdogan. And Putin can lighten or increase his burden at will.
When the Customers Don't Come Private Colleges’ No-Show Business
Sweet Briar College, a well-regarded liberal arts school in Virginia, is closing down. Other private colleges have tried the same “high tuition, high discount” strategy—but how long will the customers come?
Ph.Don't The Academic Coin Toss
Most newly minted English PhDs don’t wind up at the sort of jobs they’re trained for, if they get an academic job at all. Think academia will change its ways? Think again.
Of Peers and Pensions Rhode Island’s Pension Roundabout
A challenge to Rhode Island’s 2011 pension reform is winding its way through the courts—and if there’s no settlement soon, it will be tried by jury.