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Connecting higher ed innovators: Switchboard launches fellowship program for emerging leaders

Never underestimate the value of peer support and connections. It’s one of the things that makes services like Switchboard so compelling. And now they’re using that same power of connectivity to help innovative folks get more connected to their peers—in the real world. 156 more words

Oregon

The State Authorization Rule Still Lives – Be Ready

Recently, the House Committee on Education and the Workforce that is working on the long-overdue reauthorization of the Higher Education Act released its proposal, the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform ( 774 more words

Higher Ed

Teacher Sweat Solutions, Ltd.

If you’re a first-time college instructor, you may have heard this piece of encouraging advice on your first day: “Don’t sweat it!” Well, studies have shown that this is physiologically impossible. 453 more words

Academia

The 1 am $1.4 trillion vote 

When I first joined my university’s student government as an on-campus representative I’m pretty sure I drove my colleagues insane with my insistence on having budget numbers and project plans before approving any spending or project launches. 704 more words

Current US Politics

The GOP Tax Plan Would Hit Massachusetts Hard

There have been so many articles about the ways in which the tax plan coming out of the GOP-controlled Congress is bad for America. To briefly recap: 875 more words

Economics

4 Ways to Increase Your Odds of Winning a Scholarship for College

Winning a scholarship for college usually doesn’t come easy, but if you think you have to have straight A’s or be a star athlete to win money for college, think again. 309 more words

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