Presidents / chancellors

InsideTrack's student coaching proves completion payoff

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Student coaching appears to pay off by boosting retention and graduation rates. Does outsourcing coaching make sense if a private company does it best?

Reed College eliminates application fee to increase applications from low-income students

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Reed eliminates its application fee in a bid to secure more applications, particularly from low-income students who could benefit from the college's need-based aid.

College offers health insurance coverage to some adjuncts ahead of new regulations

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While other colleges have cut adjuncts' hours to avoid insurance mandates ahead of the Affordable Care Act taking effect, College of DuPage is offering some adjuncts coverage under a new "lecturer" designation.

New presidents provosts CSU Coe Cogswell Ivy Tech Manhattan McGill Niagara WSU-Tri Cities

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  • Suzanne Fortier, president of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, has been selected as principal and vice chancellor of McGill University, in Quebec.
  • James Gandre, provost and executive vice president of Roosevelt University, in Illinois, has been appointed president of Manhattan School of Music, in New York.

New ETS test on non-academic skills

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ETS releases a new test to measure students' non-academic skills. Colleges want to use test for advising and finding remedial students with "grit."

Swarthmore tries to estimate the price of fossil fuel divestment

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Swarthmore, under pressure to divest from fossil fuels, puts the price tag at about $200 million over 10 years, saying removing its investments would require a fundamental shift in how the college manages its endowment.

Labor Department grants may be paying off for community colleges and students

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Community colleges are using $1.5 billion from Labor Department to shift gears, by sharpening career focus and creating stackable credentials built on industry competencies.

New presidents provosts: Columbia Chicago McDaniel NCCU Southern Miss Southwestern UC-Denver USciences UT-Arlington

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New presidents provosts Bridgewater Lawrence Lincoln McDaniel Millersville OWU State College Fla. Georgia

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  • John M. Anderson, president of Alfred State College, in New York, has been chosen as president of Millersville University of Pennsylvania.
  • Mark Burstein, executive vice president of Princeton University, in New Jersey, has been named president of Lawrence University, in Wisconsin.

The Community Connection: Developing Integrated Campus Partnerships

Date: 
Wed, 06/26/2013

Location

Metropolitan Community College - Fort Omaha Campus Room 201A, Swanson Conference Center in the The Institute for the Culinary Arts (ICA)
68111 Omaha , Nebraska
United States

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