Student affairs / student services

Nebraska community college trying a new adult education approach

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In Omaha, one community college has opened a "neighborhood" facility to make adult education more accessible.

Dartmouth rescinds offer to dean over past anti-gay statements

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College's new president rescinds job offer to African bishop who faced criticism for his past statements about gay people.

Sewanee's interdisciplinary first-year program goes beyond orientation

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Sewanee's new first-year transition program is one of three pre-semester freshman events there, but with a focus on place and interdisciplinary learning, this one goes beyond the typical experience.

Study suggests two distinct impacts have emerged for students who borrow

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Researchers identify two broad categories of those who borrow to pay for college -- each distinct from the norms of those who don't borrow. Both miss out on what has been considered the classic college experience.

Appeals court finds speaker policies at U. of Tennessee unconstitutionally vague

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In another win for an itinerant preacher, federal appeals court rejects U. of Tennessee's policies on getting permission to speak on campus.

Settlement favoring transgender student has implications for higher ed

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Unprecedented federal settlement finding a middle school violated Title IX by discriminating against a transgender student has legal implications for colleges, too, experts say.

Do faculty members share students' and parents' focus on jobs?

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Should professors place a higher value on helping their students prepare for jobs?

33rd Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience

Sat, 02/15/2014 to Tue, 02/18/2014


One Market Place Manchester Grand Hyatt
San Diego , California 92101
United States


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