Academic Leadership

Report Calls For More Collaboration Between Local Colleges And Broward Schools

After a year of interviewing hundreds of teachers and students and organizing community forums, the United Way of Broward issued a report with recommendations to rally support around public schools.

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Birmingham-Southern College Students Take Class Based On 'Lost' Tv Series

Birmingham-Southern College's January term is full of unusual offerings, including a class called "Lost: My Religion," which plays off the cult-hit TV series "Lost," that went off the air in 2010.

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Texas State University, a Step Closer to the Top Tier, Keeps a Focus on the Future

The view of the Texas State University campus from its president’s 10th-floor office windows in San Marcos may be the same as it was last week, but the institution has fundamentally changed.

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Siemens And Air-Ex Team Deliver Building Controls Training To Mt. San Antonio College Students

Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut Calif. has just graduated its first HVAC/Mechanical Controls Class using building controls Training Modules and products contributed by Siemens Building Technologies Division. The program was developed for the school by Rick Creed of Air-Ex Air Conditioning in Pomona, a Siemens Value-Added Partner (VAP).

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Vernier’s New Lab Books Integrate Scientific Data-Collection Technology into Biology and Organic Chemistry Curricula

Authored by experts in their respective scientific disciplines, Vernier Software & Technology’s two new lab books integrate Vernier data-collection technology and probeware into core experiments to teach students key concepts through the graphing and analysis of real-world data. Investigating Biology through Inquiry is designed for high school and college biology courses, while Organic Chemistry with Vernier covers college-level organic chemistry principles.

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A Free College Education For All (Opinion)

A free college education for all? That’s been the dream of many an idealist.

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Kalamazoo College Announcing $23 Million Grant, Largest In Its History, For Arcus Center For Social Justice Leadership

Kalamazoo College planned at 4:30 this afternoon to announce a $23-million grant, the largest in the 179-year history of the college, for its Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership.

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The College or University Leader’s Checklist

A senior administrator briefed a staff meeting to prepare for the coming academic year, referencing tight budgets, admissions trends, and the president’s priorities. The presentation proved engaging and stimulating, yet the moment felt strangely incomplete, an opportunity unfulfilled. 

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