Essays Instead of Research Paper
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).
No More Plan B
A Very Modest Proposal for Graduate Programs in History
And a follow-up peice:
Historians Politely Remind Nation To Check What's Happened In Past Before Making Any Big Decisions
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.