Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 09/25/2013 - 2:38pm
By most accounts, the College of Marin, part of the Marin Community College District in California, is on the upswing. New facilities are being built, a large debt appears to have been addressed, and enrollment at the historically under-utilized northern campus continues to increase. But the college still has room for improvement, say candidates running for the district's board.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 09/25/2013 - 1:54pm
While much has changed in enrollment management in recent years, one fact remains constant: the right kind of leadership is critical in achieving enrollment success. Several characteristics define leaders who are able to succeed within the realities of the profession today.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 09/25/2013 - 1:40pm
Having taught my first online course to students at Borough of Manhattan Community College in September 2001, the events of 9/11 showed that online classes could have a profound and utterly unanticipated capacity for something transformative that went far beyond traditional teaching and learning. But my concern about MOOCs is that, with all they offer, they don’t address the learning needs of the students who need them most.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 09/25/2013 - 10:11am
Think outside the box. The phrase is overused, but the actual practice is definitely underutilized. Yet, it still ranks among the most important tips for higher ed HR professionals who are involved in union negotiations.
Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Wed, 09/25/2013 - 8:40am
Baton Rouge Community College unveiled to the public its new $3.5 million Westside Campus — a 15,547-square-foot facility that boasts four classrooms, two industrial shops, a health science skills lab and a training room.
By the time our UB audience reads this, the movie “Captain Phillips,” based on a true story, will be hitting the Hollywood box office. After keeping the crew of his ship safe, Phillips was held hostage on a lifeboat by Somali pirates. In interviews since, the captain reported not knowing that the ship anchored on his horizon carried US Navy SEALs—a team that would ultimately rescue him.
Since their inception after WWII, the U.S. Navy SEALs have intelligently vanquished US enemies.