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The Campus With a Lazy Creek - Opinion Piece

The Campus With a Lazy Creek - Opinion Piece

April 11, 2018

Alice Brown writes: Nobody is paying attention to the success being achieved by colleges like Alice Lloyd -- institutions that few people have even heard of. But without such colleges -- which are truly dedicated to educating disadvantaged students and not just accepting a small percentage of them -- our country will continue to suffer the results of decisions by uneducated workers and voters. And it will lose the potential for significant societal contributions from the students who are able to attend these colleges and thrive as the result of all they’ve learned there.
Alice Brown writes: Nobody is paying attention to the success being achieved by colleges like Alice Lloyd -- institutions that few people have even heard of. But without such colleges -- which are truly dedicated to educating disadvantaged students and not just accepting a small percentage of them -- our country will continue to suffer the results of decisions by uneducated workers and voters. And it will lose the potential for significant societal contributions from the students who are able to attend these colleges and thrive as the result of all they’ve learned there.

April 11, 2018

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Inside Higher Ed

Presidents Back Free Speech

Presidents Back Free Speech

April 10, 2018

Poll: Campus leaders have more confidence in their own students and faculty members than they do in those elsewhere when it comes to listening to differing viewpoints.
Poll: Campus leaders have more confidence in their own students and faculty members than they do in those elsewhere when it comes to listening to differing viewpoints.

April 10, 2018

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MassLive.com

'There's Going to Be More Contraction in the Industry' After Umass/Mount Ida Deal: Here's Why

'There's Going to Be More Contraction in the Industry' After Umass/...

April 10, 2018

The fate of Mount Ida has officials in the higher education sector, a key part of the Massachusetts economy and a competitive marketplace, looking at the potential for additional mergers and closures. Mount Ida has about 1,450 students attending classes, and 280 full-time and part-time faculty and staff who will lose their jobs as a result of the deal.
The fate of Mount Ida has officials in the higher education sector, a key part of the Massachusetts economy and a competitive marketplace, looking at the potential for additional mergers and closures. Mount Ida has about 1,450 students attending classes, and 280 full-time and part-time faculty and staff who will lose their jobs as a result of the deal.

April 10, 2018

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

With Its Model Under the Gun, an Online-Education Leader Makes the Case for Mentors

With Its Model Under the Gun, an Online-Education Leader Makes the ...

April 10, 2018

An audit last year by an independent arm of the U.S. Education Department questioned whether the teaching model of Western Governors University, built around competency-based learning, ran afoul of a federal law. Western Governors begged to differ. Now it has data, in the form of a new survey by Gallup Inc., to make the case that its mentor-based model produces graduates who are more likely to be "thriving" in work and life than are graduates of other colleges.
An audit last year by an independent arm of the U.S. Education Department questioned whether the teaching model of Western Governors University, built around competency-based learning, ran afoul of a federal law. Western Governors begged to differ. Now it has data, in the form of a new survey by Gallup Inc., to make the case that its mentor-based model produces graduates who are more likely to be "thriving" in work and life than are graduates of other colleges.

April 10, 2018

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

5 Takeaways From Turning Point’s Plan to ‘Commandeer’ Campus Elections

5 Takeaways From Turning Point’s Plan to ‘Commandeer’ Campus Elections

April 10, 2018

The 28-page Turning Point USA brochure is titled "The Foundational Structure For Winning Back Our Universities," and it is clearly written with the organization’s donors in mind. Its pages offer a glimpse into the funding and strategy that the controversial conservative nonprofit group has used to try to influence student-government elections at colleges and universities nationwide.
The 28-page Turning Point USA brochure is titled "The Foundational Structure For Winning Back Our Universities," and it is clearly written with the organization’s donors in mind. Its pages offer a glimpse into the funding and strategy that the controversial conservative nonprofit group has used to try to influence student-government elections at colleges and universities nationwide.

April 10, 2018

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