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Representatives of a long-past era?

For those readers not already familiar with him, let me introduce Professor Trevor McMillan. Professor McMillan is the Vice-Chancellor of Keele University, which he has led since 2015. 374 more words

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The #AcAdv Chat Fall 2018 Schedule

Save the dates for the Fall 2018 #AcAdv Chats and tell your academic advising colleagues to join in the conversation!

It’s time for the #AcAdv… 231 more words

Higher Education and the Gift of Desperation

A version of this appeared in Medium 17 July 2018. 

A fully integrated complex adaptive system. Angel Oak, S. Carolina

“….. a faltering economy has raised questions in the public’s mind about the value of a college education and every revenue stream upon which institutions of higher learning depend has come under pressure.” 1,886 more words

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Excellence in Higher Education Virtual Conference 2018

September 24–26, 2018  | Columbia Southern University

Virtual Sessions Attended:

Presentation (Powerpoint file):

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Notes:
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Appalachians in the Academy

by Mark Watson

I think of elementary school as my inglorious entry into “the academy.” Like many Appalachian people, I went to school in places that graphically illustrate the extreme inequality of American education. 3,391 more words

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What’s in a Name? The Puzzle of the Liberal Arts

by Sophie Blumert

At the end of every interview in our national study of higher education, we ask the same question: “What does the phrase ‘liberal arts’ mean to you?” We find that many answers left much to be desired—students across diverse campuses have only the vaguest ideas about what the liberal arts are, or cannot define the term all at all. 1,702 more words

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BC Civic Spaces

Did You Know?
#DidYouKnow is a series of events to inform our students and voters about issues that may concern or impact them in the upcoming midterm elections. 357 more words

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