22 avril 2018

When Students Are Footing the Bill

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. According to a study by the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO), 46.4 percent of all educational revenues come from net tuition revenue. In 28 states, net tuition revenue is a greater source of educational revenues than state contributions. More...

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Can Campuses Be Where the Political Tribes of America Meet?

By Eboo PatelMany campuses are dots of blue in a sea of red. Even as we in higher ed build towards a multicultural future, can we communicate to our heartland neighbors that they will thrive in that future too. More...

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Race Privilege, Class Privilege

By Eboo Patel. My upper middle class brown child talks about his race frequently. How do I get him to talk about his class. More...

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Introducing 'Construction Trumps Disruption'

By Georgia Nugent. Small private colleges need to be responsive to today’s changing environment. But thoughtful and steady renewal provides a better answer than wholesale calls for “disruption.”
Disruption, for most of us, in most aspects of our lives, has not been a good thing. Consider the 1971 report from the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education, entitled, Dissent and Disruption, which confidently asserts, “Disruption … is utterly contradictory to the values and purposes of a campus…. [It] is contrary to … the rational assessment of problems and the constructive consideration of alternative solutions.” How quaint those sentiments from the ‘70s sound today. More...

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'Demonstrated Interest' Is Really Time-Consuming

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. In the community college world, the admissions process tends to be relatively straightforward. You show up before the deadline with evidence of a high school diploma or equivalent, fill out a few forms, apply for financial aid if applicable, make a payment, and schedule a placement test, an orientation session, and your classes. SAT’s and ACT’s are optional, and used only for placement. More...

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Applying for a Job Is Not a Crime

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. Apparently, the president of the University of Akron is stepping down and apologizing for the unforgivable sin of … applying for another job. More...

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Equity Gaps in College Spending

HomeBy Paul Fain. Education spending for students of color who attend public colleges in the United States trails spending on white students by an average of more than $1,000 per year, according to a new analysis from the Center for American Progress. Nationwide, the aggregate spending gap is roughly $5 billion per year. More...

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DeVos and Predecessors to Speak at Reagan Institute Event

HomeBy Paul Fain. The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute is hosting a star-studded "summit" on education today in Washington. The event will feature a bipartisan group of speakers, including Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and at least five of her predecessors. More...

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Student Government Leaders Call for Gun Control

HomeBy Paul Fain. Student government presidents from 82 colleges and universities signed a letter to leaders in the U.S. Congress and to President Donald Trump calling for "common sense" gun control. More...

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High Default Rates at New York For-Profit Colleges

HomeBy Paul Fain. New York State in 2016 spent $68 million on scholarships that went to students who were attending for-profit colleges, according to a new report from the Century Foundation. More...

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