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A diverse group of 22 distinguished national leaders today is issuing a blueprint for higher education governance. Governance for a New Era is the product of a summit facilitated by ACTA and chaired by Benno Schmidt, City University of New York Board chairman. Signatories to the statement include college presidents,Continue Reading >>
Please join ACTA for a discussion of the new report, Governance for a New Era, on Aug. 20. CUNY board chairman Benno Schmidt, who chairs the project, will lead a discussion on the report’s findings in Washington, D.C. following the report’s Aug. 19 release. He will be joined by former Governor of Michigan andContinue Reading >>
91% of Americans call for trustees to take the lead in reforming higher education.Continue Reading >>
Good advice for professors: learn your students names.
Here are some helpful tips for surviving the PC University.
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One professor's efforts at immersing students in history, with great results.
For those who think technological changes spell the end of higher ed, a different kind of history lesson.
Looking back on a generation of programs aimed at making college affordable for low-income students.
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