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April 10, 2015
On our April 10 (and final) program, Harper College's Ken Ender and Patricia Melton of New Haven Promise join Inside Higher Ed Editor Scott Jaschik and moderator Casey Green to discuss the nuances of the movement to provide "free" community college. In our other segment, Judith Eaton of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and General Assembly's Jake Schwartz explore the prospect of extending accreditation (and potentially federal aid) to noninstitutional providers of education and training.

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This Week @ Inside Higher Ed is produced by G2 Education. Jinny Goldstein, executive producer.
April 5, 2015
On our April 3 program, Lone Star College President Shah Ardalan and Firmin DeBrabander of Maryland Institute College of Art join Inside Higher Ed Editor Scott Jaschik and moderator Casey Green to discuss the spread of "campus carry" gun laws in numerous states. In our other segment, Rutgers University's Mark R. Killingsworth joins the program for a conversation about a new analysis of athletics spending at the New Jersey university, one of the country's most subsidized college sports programs.
March 27, 2015
In our March 27 program, the University of Pennsylvania's Peter Eckel joins Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and the moderator Casey Green to discuss the ouster of the University of Mississippi's chancellor and the growing political pressure on public university leaders. In our second segment, Kevin James of the American Enterprise Institute analyzes the proposals that the top Republican on the Senate education committee has laid out for renewing the law governing most federal higher education programs.

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November 7, 2014
Our Nov. 7 program begins with a look at the implications for higher education of the results of Tuesday's elections; Daniel Hurley of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and Vanderbilt University's Christopher Loss join Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and the moderator Casey Green to analyze the national and state outlooks. In our second segment, the University of Wisconsin's Aaron Brower and Michael Offerman, a consultant, discuss several major universities' recent embrace of competency-based academic programs.
October 31, 2014
Our new program took a deep dive into the Obama administration's newly released gainful employment regulations and the rules' implications for the for-profit sector of higher education. Joining Inside Higher Ed's Doug Lederman and the moderator Casey Green for the conversation were Ben Miller of the New America Foundation and Vickie Schray of Bridgepoint Education.
October 24, 2014
On our Oct. 24 program, the University of Minnesota's Nancy Sims joined Editor Scott Jaschik and the moderator Casey Green to discuss the implications for librarians and professors of a federal appeals court's decision about colleges' use of copyrighted materials in electronic reserves. And in our other segment, the University of Wisconsin at Madison's Craig Roberts weighed in on how colleges are -- and should be -- reacting (and not overreacting) to the threat of the Ebola virus.
October 17, 2014
This week's program features two larger-than-life personalities. Cathy Davidson joined Editor Scott Jaschik and the moderator Casey Green to talk about why she left Duke University for the City University of New York's Graduate Center and how her Futures Initiative may transform graduate and undergraduate education at the enormous public institution. In our other segment, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Harold Levy discusses its new effort to use technology to help low-income students better understand their college-going options.
October 10, 2014
On our October 10 program, Kenyon College President Sean Decatur and the social media strategist Eric Stoller joined Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and the moderator Casey Green to discuss the tricky issues campuses face in dealing with anonymous offensive statements made on social media platforms such as Yik-Yak. And our other segment featured the University of Southern California's Jerry Lucido in a conversation about debates in various states over limiting out-of-state enrollments and the damaging impact one state's policy could have on private institutions there.

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