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March 20, 2015
In one segment of our March 20 program, Tracy Mitrano of Mitrano & Associates and Robert Shibley of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education joined Inside Higher Ed's Doug Lederman and the moderator Casey Green for a conversation about tension between free speech rights and efforts to ensure a welcoming campus environment, prompted by the University of Oklahoma's decision to expel students who joined in a racist fraternity chant. In our second segment, Coastal Carolina University's Ralph Byington and Thomas Hoffman discuss the institution's program that rewards faculty and staff members for increased student retention.

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This Week @ Inside Higher Ed is produced by G2 Education. Jinny Goldstein, executive producer.
March 13, 2015
On our March 13 program, Pima Community College District's Lee D. Lambert and Stephen Katsinas of the University of Alabama join Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and the moderator Casey Green to analyze Arizona's decision to end state funding for Pima and the Maricopa County Community College District. In the other segment, Daniel Greenstein of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Claremont Graduate University's Scott Thomas discuss the major foundation's new higher education strategy.
March 6, 2015
The new edition of This Week focused on the week's undisputed big story: Sweet Briar College's surprising announcement that it would shut its doors this summer. President James F. Jones joined Inside Higher Ed's Doug Lederman and the moderator Casey Green to explain the college's decision and the factors behind it. Then two experts, Agnes Scott College's Elizabeth Kiss and Alice Brown, president emeritus of the Appalachian College Association, discussed the implications of Sweet Briar's decision for other private colleges and higher education generally.

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February 27, 2015
In one segment of our February 27 program, Stanford University's Roland Greene and the New Faculty Majority's Maria Maisto join Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and the moderator Casey Green for a conversation about the impact and implications of National Adjunct Walkout Day. And in our other segment, Jim Grossman of the American Historical Association discusses the fight over AP history in Oklahoma and elsewhere.
February 20, 2015
On our Feb. 20 program, David Hawkins of the National Association for College Admission Counseling and Todd Rinehart of the University of Denver join Inside Higher Ed Editor Scott Jaschik to discuss a recent controversy involving presidential influence in admissions at the University of Texas at Austin. And in our other segment, the University of Denver's Arthur Jones and Henry Reichman of the American Association of University Professors explore Denver's new approach to employing non-tenure-track faculty -- a possible model for other institutions.
February 13, 2015
On our Feb. 13 program, Justin Draeger of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, Kristin Conklin of HCM Strategists and Kim Cook, of the National College Access Network discuss proposals to simplify the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. In our other segment, Alan Knox of the University of Wisconsin at Madison and John Thelin of the University of Kentucky discuss the battle over Gov. Scott Walker's plans for the University of Wisconsin and the "Wisconsin idea."
February 6, 2015
On our Feb. 6 program, Kevin Eagan of UCLA's Cooperative Institutional Research Program and Kevin Kruger of NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education joined Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and This Week moderator Casey Green to review and analyze the findings of this year's freshmen survey, which showed students under ever-growing stress. In our other segment, Algonquin College's Jack Wilson and the consultant Liz Reisberg discuss the climate for foreign universities operating in countries such as Saudi Arabia.
January 30, 2015
On our Jan. 30 program, Elena Silva of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and Western Washington University's Johann Neem join Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and This Week moderator Casey Green to discuss the foundation's new report on the continued viability of the credit hour in higher education. In our second segment, Keith Hoeller and Alan Trevithick of the Washington Part-Time Faculty Association consider the implications of a possible national walkout of adjunct instructors.

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