Sharing resources among campuses makes sense for more than economical reasons, as colleges are finding these opportunities can better serve busy students.
Access & Equity
Like many other institutions, Cornell University participates in an interlibrary loan system for faculty, staff and students.
Borrow Direct (borrowdirect.org) went live in 1999 after founding institutions Columbia, Penn and Yale partnered with the Research Libraries Group to develop the program for “Ivy Plus” institutions.
What are some ways that you’ve seen student services within residence halls grow to meet student needs and expectations?
“Letter-centric mailrooms are not prepared to handle the packages and the expectation of doorstep-service associated with e-commerce. Students want low-touch retail, and administrators want to offer streamlined, cost-effective and safe services.
Community colleges are creating developmental tracks, services and on-campus groups to better serve English as second language students and community members.
An acute rash of hate crimes on America’s campuses has made it necessary for institutions to refine reporting procedures