Editor's Note

Open Textbooks Aim to Cut College Costs


The SAT is Dead; Long Live the SAT


EVERY MONTH, IT SEEMS, WE HEAR OF ANOTHER institution deciding to make the SAT an optional part of the admissions process. Other schools combine SAT scores with a student's high school records to get a more rounded picture. Still other colleges have decided to eliminate the test altogether.

A Very Bumpy Ride


Are Loyalty Oaths Really Necessary?


Should Students Be Armed?


The Culture of Communication

Back from the Virtual World

Your Seat on the Steamroller

Notes From the Leading Edge

Stop Me If You've Heard This One

TIS THE SEASON FOR ANNUAL TECHNOLOGY surveys, so let's take a look at what CIOs and IT directors around the country are reporting. According to CDW-G, in its third annual "Higher Education IT Security Report Card" (available at www.cdwg.com/higheredsecurity):