Uncategorized - Higher Education

Educators Should Care About “Fire and Fury”

by | January 8, 2018
If you’re in higher ed and are trying to ignore Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury: Inside the T [...] Read more

Obama Aide Challenges College Presidents to Encourage Civic Engagement

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Valerie B. Jarrett—who for eight years served as a senior advisor to President Barack Obama [...] Read more

Scholars Find Solidarity at MLA Convention

by Lois Elfman | January 7, 2018
Invigorated by animated discussions about research, teaching, literature, linguistics and caree [...] Read more

Educational Road Bumps in 2017

by Reginald Stuart | January 4, 2018
Last year,higher education appears to have been on a bumpy, roller coaster back seat ride, acco [...] Read more

New Book on Breakaway Learners Puts the Focus on At-Risk Students

by Linda Van Doren |
Dr. Karen Gross, the author of Breakaway Learners: Strategies for Post-Secondary Success with A [...] Read more

More Community Colleges Are Hiring Chief Diversity Officers

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Following the model of four-year institutions, community colleges across the country have now b [...] Read more

Home for the Holidays

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Imagine what it is like to dread going home for the holiday break because all semester you stru [...] Read more

New York Governor Proposes Legislation to End Hunger at all Public State Schools

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New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo will introduce legislation this year that would require all S [...] Read more

Report Details Evidence of Sexual Harassment, Inappropriate Behavior at APSA Annual Meetings

by | January 3, 2018
A new study by the American Political Science Association found that a “sizable” minority o [...] Read more

A Cheerleader for Art Education

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When Samuel — or Sammy — Hoi, president of Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), was aw [...] Read more

American University of Antigua Working to Assuage Scarcity of Black Doctors

by | December 21, 2017
The American University of Antigua and its administrators believe the Caribbean institution is [...] Read more

LSAC Shifting the Dynamics of the Legal Profession

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In an effort to introduce undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds to the legal professi [...] Read more

Lakin Fellows Are Prepared to Lead

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This is the third in a three-part series, spotlighting the fellows in this year’s Thomas Laki [...] Read more

House to Revote on Tax Plan, as Bill Heads to Senate

by Walter Hudson | December 20, 2017
Republicans in Congress approved a controversial $1.5 trillion tax overhaul, with the Senate vo [...] Read more

Report: Most Institutions Restrict Speech Protected by First Amendment

by | December 19, 2017
A new Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) report on the climate of free speech [...] Read more