24 août 2018

UK's soft power at risk due to immigration policy, survey reveals

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianUS topples Britain as most popular country for educating world’s political leaders. More...

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02 août 2018

7 college presidents on “the worst leadership advice I ever received”

eCampus NewsIf anything, that great leaders are ‘born, not made’—as if one can’t learn or improve leadership skills. More...

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31 juillet 2018

Higher ed leaders form alliance to meet workforce needs

University Business Magazine logoAs soon as Foxconn Technology Group announced its plans to build a factory in southeastern Wisconsin, the region’s colleges were quick to pledge their willingness to add curricula, build new programs and customize training to meet the Taiwanese technology manufacturer’s needs. More...

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22 juillet 2018

Leaders zero in on helping nontraditional students succeed

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. A lot of institutions have leveraged their existing brand in order to deliver a traditional education as well as accommodate nontraditional students. More...

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Leading in the Midst of Higher Ed Disruption: Experts Discuss Paths to Innovation

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Today, higher education is in the midst of a major disruption. Every element of higher ed is changing: the traditional student, classroom models—even expectations for support after graduation. More...

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12 juillet 2018

Tiny Robots Mimic Termites' Ability to Build without a Leader

Tiny Robots Mimic Termites' Ability to Build without a Leader
Elizabeth Gibney, Scientific American, February 17, 2014
I've written about self-organizing systems quite a bit in these pages over the years. So it's not surprising to me to see that someone has built robots that construct a building using these principles. The robots work completely autonomously, and following simple rules, build a building. More...

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03 juillet 2018

Developing world leaders agree education is their top priority

Developing world leaders agree education is their top priority
World Education Blog, 2018/06/12
This is a summary of a newly published report (120 page PDF) surveying priorities selected by citizens and leaders in the developing world. Education, along with peace and security, are at the top of the list. That said, "Poorer and less democratic countries are more concerned about ensuring access to basic public services — health, water, food, and energy." Interestingly, climate change just doesn't rank as a priority. More...

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28 juin 2018

8 college presidents on “the best leadership advice I’ve ever received”

eCampus NewsSeeking tips on leadership? We've got you covered. More...

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25 juin 2018

University of Akron leadership still in flux

University Business Magazine logoThe University of Akron has gone through more than its share of leadership turnover in recent years, and the end doesn't appear to be in sight just yet. More...

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La. higher education leaders continue push for full funding

University Business Magazine logoLouisiana’s colleges and universities are facing a budget cut of nearly $100 million next year if the Legislature can’t compromise on a tax plan by June 30. More...

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