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August 1, 2014
On our August 1 program, the University of Maine's Elizabeth Allen and Kevin Kruger of NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education joined Inside Higher Ed Editor Scott Jaschik and the moderator Casey Green to analyze the firing of a major university's band director over allegations of hazing in his program -- and what it says that so many people rallied to his defense. And the University of Pennsylvania's Joni Finney joined us to discuss new data about the 31 million Americans who attended college but have no degree, and the implications for the national "college completion" agenda.
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The Academic Minute features professors from top institutions around the country, delving into topics from the serious to the light-hearted, keeping listeners abreast of what's new and exciting in the academy.
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June 11, 2014
Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman lead a discussion of the future of the curriculum and how it related to the ways colleges assess themselves and their students.
June 11, 2014
Alternative tobacco products are on the rise. In today’s Academic Minute, Stanford University's Keith Humphreys describes a form of smokeless tobacco that is catching on overseas.
June 10, 2014
The Bering Strait is usually thought of as the migratory path whereby many of our ancestors found their way to America. In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Utah's Dennis O'Rourke seeks clues that might indicate a people indigenous to this area.
June 8, 2014
One segment of the population commits suicide more than any other: Hispanics teens. In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Texas at Austin's Luis Zayas shares some numbers and dissects the factors contributing to this troubling trend.
June 6, 2014
On our June 6 program, the Lumina Foundation's Zakiya Smith and Ralph Kuncl of the University of Redlands joined Inside Higher Ed's Doug Lederman and the moderator Casey Green for an engaging discussion about divisions among public and private college leaders about limits of federal accountability in higher education, the wisdom of trying to rise in the U.S. News college rankings, and what if anything college presidents can do in the wake of yet another fatal campus shooting spree.