Sian Beilock has been named the new president of Barnard College, the women’s institution that’s part of Columbia University.
Folks ask us about popular college career programs – for example, the emergent death care industry – after all, “people are dying to get in.” Just ask any baby boomer who is planning end of life and death care arrangements, and you will hear about white hot jobs – just try “cremation,” no pun intended. Seriously, over the past decade the death care sector has morphed as Americans grow older.
The weakest link in the expanding instructional continuum—where we are least successful—is in general education and freshman introductory courses.
Janice Orlov has been named vice president for administration and finance at West Chester University in Pennsylvania.
Bard College’s Prison Initiative, also known as BPI, focuses on the importance of the liberal arts in public life.