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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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October 3, 2014
Our October 3 program explored this week's annual gathering of higher ed technology gurus: the Educause conference. Editor Scott Jaschik and the moderator Casey Green were joined by a diverse panel of attendees to assess the conference: Dartmouth College's Joshua Kim, the Oakland University CIO Theresa Rowe, and Montgomery County Community College President Karen Stout.
September 26, 2014
Our September 26 program featured discussions of politics and technology. In the first segment, the University of California at Berkeley's David A. Hollinger joined Editor Scott Jaschik and the moderator Casey Green to analyze how differently the academy's "two cultures" -- the humanities and the sciences -- have responded to Stephen Salaita and other recent controversies over campus free speech. And in the other part of our program, Dartmouth College's Joshua Kim participated in a discussion of the changing landscape for learning management software.
September 19, 2014
In the latest edition of our news podcast, the New America Foundation's Stephen Burd joins Editor Doug Lederman and the moderator Casey Green to discuss the foundation's new report assessing how successfully (or not) colleges are using their Pell Grant funds to enroll low-income students. And in our other segment, Kyle Shachmut of the National Federation of the Blind's Massachusetts chapter argues for legislation designed to ensure that colleges make digital educational materials accessible to students with disabilities.
September 12, 2014
On our September 12 program, Presidents Catharine Bond Hill of Vassar College and Bernie Machen of the University of Florida join Inside Higher Ed Editor Scott Jaschik and moderator Casey Green to analyze and critique The New York Times's new ranking of highly selective colleges on access for low-income students. In Segment 2, Ed Venit of the Education Advisory Board discusses its new research encouraging colleges to focus their retention strategies more on students who have a better chance of staying enrolled.
September 5, 2014
On our Sept. 5 program, the University of Virginia's Josipa Roksa joins Inside Higher Ed Editor Scott Jaschik and moderator Casey Green to talk about the findings of her new book, Aspiring Adults Adrift, and Goucher College President José Antonio Bowen discusses the change in his college's admissions policy that will allow students to apply with only a two-minute video -- no transcript, no essays.

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