Athletics

Clery Act Reminder – Why the Penn State Scandal Matters to the Academy

The U.S. Department of Education has announced that it will conduct an investigation into whether Penn State University failed to comply with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act in regard to allegations of sexual misconduct on campus by a former Penn State football coach.

Behind the News

Time to Cover Higher Ed Like Sports Teams

Most institutions want spotlight shining on their best efforts

It doesn’t seem like seven months have passed since the Pittsburgh Steelers were parading around Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay with that glistening Super Bowl trophy. Part of the reason is that thanks to the news media, and in particular to 24/7 sports coverage, the National Football League never really leaves the public’s consciousness.

Out of the Gym, onto the Desktop

Online college fairs are the cutting edge in recruiting. Are they right for your institution?

Online college fairs can reach more students than fairs held in the high school gym. The experience offered by the three main vendors varies considerably.

IN THE QUEST TO REACH as many students as possible, admissions officers in higher ed are leaving no pixel unturned.

The Power of the Old Media

How one institution's good news spiked interest in the school
 

ANY COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY THAT ISN'T WEB 2.0 to its fullest is falling behind. We all know that. Colleges need to be RSSing, Digging, tweeting, blogging, social networking, virtual worlding, podcasting, Flickring, YouTubing, and wikiing. (My apologies for creating new and possibly horrific verbs.)

Power Play

The higher learning of the National Hockey League
 

AS AMERICAN AS MOM, APPLE pie, and baseball? As futurists, we think this heretofore timeless axiom could use an extreme makeover to better reflect the popular professional sports of our contemporary culture.

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