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March 19, 2010
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Compromise legislation, clearing several key hurdles, would provide billions for Pell Grants, minority institutions -- and, in a late reversal, community colleges. more
Years of political infighting between unions, lawmakers and system leaders come to a head at California State, and Sacramento is a particular hot spot. more
Composition association finds that colleges are just beginning to consider implications of shifting key part of the curriculum away from face-to-face instruction. more
Author of new book discusses scientific ethics and what constitutes research fraud. more
Quick Takes
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There's a lot of talk about returning veterans going to college, but are we really doing as much as we can for them? Mike Rose asks. more
CLEP introduces a new exam: College Composition. Maximize your classroom resources - allow your students with strong composition skills to move ahead. Learn more about the exam.
Career Advice
For meaningful interaction with colleagues, avoid the national mega-meetings, writes Kevin Brown. more
Enrollment Directors: are you focusing on increasing enrollment in 2010? Improving your process can give your school a competitive advantage. Download the complementary whitepaper to learn from the most efficient institutions.
BlogU
"Should master's programs train their students for the number of students they would have in an ideal world or the number of students they will have in this era of expanding class sizes and bulging ... more
The iPad is set to illuminate the limits of the browser based LMS. The user experience through iPad optimized Apps is going to be far superior than the browser experience. We have something like 10 ... more
If you took Geometry in High School, you almost definitely learned it as a subject based on rules and axioms discovered by the ancient Greeks. The details of this subject, which I must admit was ... more
On the other hand, my novel has been listed as a finalist for ForeWord Magazine's Book of the Year Award in Historical Fiction. Long live art. more
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Elon University
The Dean of Student Affairs is responsible for enhancing the quality of life and educational experience of the School of Law’s student body. Key responsibilities of this new position include; ... more
RMIT Vietnam
RMIT International University Vietnam is the Asian hub of RMIT University (formerly the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, established in 1887). Over 5,000 students study at RMIT Vietnam in Ho ... more
Montclair State University
Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate ... more
Macalester College
Hubert H. Humphrey Visiting Chair, International Studies for one-semester position beginning September 2010 or January 2011 The International Studies Department at Macalester College seeks to hire ... more
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