Online Help for Administrators in the Wake of Virginia Tech Tragedy

Links to education and health organizations that can help; statements from higher ed leaders on the shootings.

Links to resources for coping with crisis

American Counseling Association (http://www.counseling.org/PressRoom/NewsReleases.aspx?AGuid=b8890bed-5842-4c52-8719-eeb4fcbbd562)

American Psychiatric Association

Caring in Times of Disaster links (http://www.psych.org/disasterpsych)

American School Counselor Association

Working The Web

Interactive Web 2.0 technologies may help improve teaching and learning, as well as staff productivity.

Think of the early World Wide Web as version 1.0.

Facilities Directors Speak Out

Four respected campus facilities leaders share their thoughts on the changing role of facilities directors and their departments.

Joseph D. Rubertone is associate vice president for Facilities Administration at

Getting A Bigger Picture

Web conferencing and related video conferencing systems are connecting campuses to students and staff far and wide.

Password Protected

Identity management can keep an IHE safer, but making these systems easy to use can be tricky.

Although it causes IT support employees to cringe, with reason, people sometimes recall passwords by writing them on Post-It Notes and sticking them to a computer monitor. In the past at Chippewa Valley Technical College (Wis.), that tactic would have begun to obscure the screen.

Transportation Trends

IHEs take the lead in reducing auto pollution and vehicle overpopulation.

Title IX Turns 35

The landmark law faces a happy birthday- and a midlife crisis.

Details of Retail

Looking to spur neighborhood development and attract and keep new students? Working toward the right retail mix will help.

"If you build it, they will come." That's easily one of the most overused movie lines of last century. But it applies to much in higher ed.

Lost in Space

Campuses find ways to escape the pinch of finite classroom space.

It's Electric

Colleges and universities are finding that an electronic admissions process can improve efficiency while still making students feel unique.