An article I generally agree with, especially at the 100-300 level.
Actually, it's from 2005. But, after coming into the field from a computer science background, I was always surprised at how credential-concious history department were (even more so after comparing them to philosophy departments).
A Very Modest Proposal for Graduate Programs in History
And a follow-up peice:
Although, honestly, I'm surprised at how little even historians look to the past when making decisions and/or making pronouncements.
From time-to-time I find interesting articles about the state of universities, the field of history, etc. I'll post them here just in case anyone else is interested.