Academic Questions

Academic Standards

Why We Need to Read

Karen Swallow Prior

Reading, according to Karen Prior, forms one’s character, cultivates virtues such as patience, attentiveness, diligence, and humility, and leads to greater academic and professional success. Why, then, are American colleges and universities requiring less of it?

The Classroom Without Reason

Douglas Campbell

The following essay is a "Report from the Academy" which was published in Academic Questions (volume 22, number 2).

Social Work Agonistes

David Stoesz