The Chronicle Review

Business Schools Have No Business in the University

Even measured by their own standards, these finishing schools for junior executives are academic failures.


The Professor of Horrible Deeds

Fred Berlin has done decades of pioneering research on pedophilia — and outraged a lot of people along the way.


Arguments That Harm — And Why We Need Them

Peter Singer's ideas are offensive. Perhaps we should be grateful for his brutal honesty.


Scholarly Book List, February 23, 2018

Descriptions of the latest titles, divided by category.


Why Everybody Loses When Someone Leaves Academe

We cope with it in ways that largely erase the people we lose, ignore their pain and grief, and suppress our own.


The Lack of a College Degree Is a Public-Health Crisis. Here’s What Higher Ed Can Do About It.

Americans who don’t go to college are getting sicker and dying younger. Here are strategies that colleges can adopt to narrow the widening gulf in health outcomes.


The Intellectual War on Science

It’s wreaking havoc in universities and jeopardizing the progress of research.