The Curriculum

The Curriculum
Dec 07, 2020
University of Vermont says announced cuts to the liberal arts are happening. The faculty says otherwise. The bigger story: how universities are seizing on COVID-19 to push through long-desired curricular and staffing reforms.

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December 7, 2020

University of Vermont says announced cuts to the liberal arts are happening. The faculty says otherwise. The bigger story: how universities are seizing on COVID-19 to push through long-desired curricular and staffing reforms.

October 22, 2020

As ethnic studies requirements are put in place in California, capping years of struggle, educators discuss why it's important to talk about race in the classroom.

February 25, 2020

Faculty at Long Island University have raised concerns about a decision to freeze new enrollments in a number of liberal arts programs.

October 28, 2019

At far too many institutions today, students who are not computer science majors encounter severe enrollment caps and watered-down or limited courses, writes Robert Sedgewick.

July 2, 2019

Guilford College is changing the way it does most everything in an effort to stem its enrollment decline. But officials say it is also leaning in to its mission.

April 18, 2019

General education is under threat, but it's worth the fight. Advocates share war and success stories at Inside Higher Ed event.

January 7, 2019

To many people, vocational education has often meant learning a trade, but a more profound and important meaning of the term has been coming back into use, writes David S. Cunningham.

November 28, 2018

The University of Wisconsin System should consider much better strategies for reducing costs and enhancing revenue, argues Benjamin Rifkin.

October 15, 2018

College doubles down on its residential liberal arts mission with new core curriculum.

September 7, 2018

Purdue Global faculty members will no longer be required to sign a contentious employee agreement that allowed the university to be arbiter of who owns rights to instructional materials.

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