Diversity

Prepping Employees for Their Golden Years

Part one of a two-part column on retirement planning at colleges and universities
 

A New Admissions Gambit

The star players at some universities aren't on the athletic field.

Rugged four-hour practices, aggressive recruiting, fierce competition, and the non-stop pursuit of national championships are what you would expect to find on the campuses of college basketball and football powerhouses. But those same elements are in full view at the considerably smaller University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and University of Texas at Dallas, where the world-class chess teams are generating national attention, giving new meaning to sports scholarships, and offering novel ways to recruit high-caliber students.

The Face of Diversity

Everybody is talking about "diversity": communities, businesses, political leaders, and institutions of learning. It is the new buzzword used in the quest to raise socio-economic and political consciousness in a global society that must learn to live, work, and play together. But the effectiveness of diversity depends on the sincerity of its delivery.

Are Loyalty Oaths Really Necessary?

 

Getting Serious About Service

For many schools, an increased commitment to community service fits the student body, curriculum, and neighborhood.
 

Communication with many campuses is key to success

Higher One's electronic refund program adds convenience for Troy University's diverse student body, and improves employee morale
 

The decision-makers at Troy University knew that issuing refunds electronically would make the process more efficient, especially for a university with 35,000 students studying at more than 60 campuses. But it also had an unexpected benefit.

President's Letter

 

Greetings, and welcome to NEC Campus Report.

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