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Tag: No Child Left Behind Act
Native American Cultural Centers Imperative to Student Success
Studies find community and cultural ties important, especially to women students.
May 3, 2016
RAJ ACHARYA has been appointed dean of the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University Bloomington, effective July 1. He is director of the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science atPennsylvania State University. Acharya earned a bachelor’s from Bangalore University in India, a master’s from the University of Minnesota, and a doctorate from the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine and the University of Minnesota.
April 4, 2016
Expert: Higher Ed Needs to Embrace Assessments of Student Learning
Colleges and universities should embrace assessments of student learning in order to prove their worth as college costs rise and the job market remains tough.
March 31, 2016
PAULA JOHNSON has been named president of Wellesley College, effective July 1. She was chief of women’s health at Harvard Medical School and executive director of the Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Johnson earned a bachelor’s, an M.D. and a master’s from Harvard University.
March 22, 2016
Poll: About Half U.S. Students Identify as ‘Hopeful’ and ‘Engaged’
Only about half of U.S. students are “hopeful” and “engaged” in school, while the rest are either not engaged or actively disengaged and stuck or discouraged, according to an annual Gallup Student Poll.
March 15, 2016
Minority Graduation Rates on NCAA Tournament Teams on Upswing
TIDES report shows that academic progress among minorities on NCAA Division I basketball tournament teams has taken a commendable leap forward.
March 14, 2016
JANICE ZUMMO has been named assistant dean of support services at the Borough of Manhattan Community College. She was director of the Coordinated Undergraduate Education Initiative at Medgar Evers College. Zummo earned a bachelor’s from the City University of New York, a master’s from Teachers College at Columbia University and a doctorate from Walden University in Minnesota.
February 25, 2016
PETER RODRIGUEZ has been named dean of the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University. He is senior associate dean for degree programs and chief diversity officer at the School of Business at the University of Virginia. Rodriguez earned a bachelor’s from Texas A&M University, and a master’s and a doctorate from Princeton University.
February 23, 2016
STEPHANIE M. GRAHAM
STEPHANIE M. GRAHAM has been promoted to associate vice president and deputy general counsel for Northwestern University. She was deputy general counsel at Northwestern University. Graham earned a bachelor’s from the University of Illinois and a juris doctor from the University of Chicago Law School.
February 11, 2016
Federal Program Helps Nebraska Students Stay in School
By Associated Press COLUMBUS, Neb. — A federal program at Central Community College in Columbus is helping low-income, first-generation or disabled students remain in school. The Columbus Telegram reports that TRIO is an organization through the U.S. Department of Education with programs designed to identify and help those from disadvantaged backgrounds achieve their educational and […]
January 25, 2016
Community Colleges to Get Rid of Out-of-state Teachers
By Associated Press DENVER — The Colorado Community College System is warning several dozen online instructors that their jobs are at risk if they do not live in Colorado. The Denver Post that college system officials say they are “phasing out” teachers who live outside the state. They say it has become too expensive and […]
January 12, 2016
Faculty & Staff
RICHANNE C. MANKEY
RICHANNE C. MANKEY has been appointed president of Defiance College in Ohio, effective January 11. Mankey is vice president for institutional advancement at Daemen College in New York. She earned a bachelor’s from Ohio Northern University, a master’s from the University of Dayton and a doctorate from Teachers College at Columbia University.
December 16, 2015
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