End Note

Ailing College Health Programs

Cures for college-sponsored program woes

AMERICA'S COLLEGE HEALTH systems are gravely ill. Unless faculty and campus administrators address these coverage issues, students could be one disease or accident away from losing the education for which they are paying.

Timely Warning

A CIO's perspective on the value of a well planned and coordinated emergency response system

ON FEBRUARY 20, A MEMO threatening violence and referencing <b>Virginia Tech</b> was found taped to a hallway wall at <b>Saint Peter's College</b> in Jersey City, N.J., spurring a five-hour campus lockdown.

The Future Is Now

How e-learning is growing as an accepted tool for teaching

I'VE BEEN PART OF THE REAL-TIME collaboration segment of the online learning world for more than 10 years as a vendor and consultant. Educators used to say, "Cool demo of that online collaboration stuff. But why do I need to use this?

The Study Abroad Provider Picture

<em>A college president's outlook on why these providers shouldn't be painted with the same brush</em>

The Ins and Outs of Going Global

<em>Advice from a global academic program administrator</em>

School-of-Life Degree

Reflections by a former alumni magazine editor on academia and beyond

I've graduated a second time, this time from the school of life. My first degree, a bachelor's in English, was from <b>Franklin & Marshall College</b> in Lancaster, Pa. Back then, deciding to live more than an hour away from home was a gigantic step.

Assessing an Institution's Heart and Soul

An administrator takes a look beyond the U.S. News & World Report rankings.

Bringing Reason and Common Sense to MRSA Madness

What administrators can do to calm fears and protect those on campus

Helping Students Cope with Homesickness

It's a job that administrators are taking on in various ways.

"THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE home," said Judy Garland as Dorothy in the 1939 classic The Wizard of Oz. That simple statement is still used very often in today's society-especially among first-year college students.


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