Greg Mortenson’s books about school-building and education in Afghanistan and Pakistan have made him a regular presence on college campuses, with his book Three Cups of Tea picked as a “common reading” book for many freshmen and the author promoting his particular brand of humanitarianism and pacifism in dozens of speeches a year.
But questions raised Sunday by CBS’s “60 Minutes” about the veracity of his story and the management of a foundation that grew from his work have some of the campuses re-evaluating their plans to recognize or feature Mortenson and his books.
CUNY plan would make it easier for community college students to earn bachelor's degrees at four-year institutions, but many faculty members at senior colleges say changes infringe on their curricular role.
Bard College is starting a master's program in environmental policy for people returning from service in the Peace Corps.
California Baptist University is starting five bachelor of science programs in the health sciences: in clinical health science, communication disorders, health education, health-care administration and pre-physical therapy.
Fayetteville State University is starting a bachelor of science degree in nursing.
Mohawk Valley Community College is starting a nine-month program, in conjunction with the Oneida County Policy Department, to offer pre-employment training to prospective police officers, as an alternative to police academy training.