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Rediscover Your Authentic Voice: Leadership Lessons from Trauma-Training and the Arts

The Humphrey Group

We are born great communicator s. As young children, most of us were expressive, authentic, and creative. So why are so many adults stressed out, stiff, and uninspiring when it’s time to stand up and speak, especially at work? What can we do to relearn the freedom we had as children?

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Sacramento State Recognized as First Black-Serving Institution in California

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Sacramento State has been designated as a Black Serving Institution by the California State Assembly, Sacramento County, and the city of Sacramento. Dr. Luke Wood “This distinctive recognition reaffirms Sacramento State’s commitment and dedication to serving the needs of our diverse student body, especially for our Black students,” said Sacramento State President Dr.

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Key Steps to Applying to American Universities from Chile

Great College Advice

Key Steps to Applying to American Universities from Chile Whether your child chooses to pursue a master’s or bachelor’s degree that is uncommon in your home country or simply wants to have an enriching experience abroad, Great College Advice is here to help. In this article, we present the key steps for applying to American universities from Chile. ( Leer en español ) “Nearly 3,000 Chileans enrolled to study at universities and higher education institutions in the United States

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Visual Journaling

The Scholarly Teacher

Christopher Strickland , University of Nebraska at Kearney Key Statement: Visual Journaling is both a reflective and creative practice that can amplify and empower students’ authentic voice and self-efficacy. Keywords: Visual Journaling, Reflection, Student Voice Introduction “The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision.

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Faculty Power on the Line in Kentucky

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Faculty Power on the Line in Kentucky Ryan Quinn Wed, 06/05/2024 - 03:00 AM University of Kentucky leaders are on the verge of replacing a strong University Senate with a purely advisory body. Faculty members are asking a simple question: Why?

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New Book Examines Foster Care Students in College

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

In his new book, From Foster Care to College , Dr. Royel M. Johnson, an associate professor and director at the University of Southern California (USC) Rossier School of Education, shines a light on an often-forgotten subset of students. Through capturing the lived experiences of foster youth in college, Johnson found that, beyond the misconceptions that plague them, foster youth are a remarkably resilient group with college-going aspirations.

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Key Steps to Applying to American Universities from Chile

Great College Advice

Key Steps to Applying to American Universities from Chile Whether your child chooses to pursue a master’s or bachelor’s degree that is uncommon in your home country or simply wants to have an enriching experience abroad, Great College Advice is here to help. In this article, we present the key steps for applying to American universities from Chile. ( Leer en español ) “Nearly 3,000 Chileans enrolled to study at universities and higher education institutions in the United States

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DePaul Adjunct Ousted for Optional Gaza Assignment

Confessions of a Community College Dean

DePaul Adjunct Ousted for Optional Gaza Assignment Ryan Quinn Mon, 06/03/2024 - 03:00 AM Colleges have punished several professors since Oct. 7 for out-of-classroom speech. Now a faculty member has been fired for a task description that referenced “genocide,” “ethnic cleansing” and “a decolonized future.

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Dr. Karrie Dixon Elected Chancellor of North Carolina Central University

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dr. Karrie Dixon has been elected chancellor of North Carolina Central University (NCCU). Dr. Karrie Dixon “Being a part of this incredible community of scholars, innovators and leaders on the sloping hills and verdant green is a dream come true,” said Dixon. “NCCU embodies grit, innovation, leadership, purpose and legacy, and I am committed to building on our rich traditions and ensuring that our students, faculty, staff and alumni have the tools and opportunities necessary to succeed,” she sai

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Pasos clave para postularse a universidades estadounidenses desde Chile

Great College Advice

Ya sea que tu hijo elija estudiar una maestría o licenciatura que no es común en tu país de origen o que simplemente quiera vivir una experiencia enriquecedora en el extranjero, desde Great College Advice queremos ayudarte. En este artículo te presentamos los pasos clave para postularse a universidades estadounidenses desde Chile. ( Read in English ) “Casi 3 mil chilenos se matricularon para estudiar en universidades e instituciones de educación superior en Estados Unidos en el año académico 202

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Meet Sherlean: Triple Degree Graduate and Future PhD Student

College Forward

For Sherlean, college wasn’t just a personal ambition—it was a chance to break generational barriers and pave the way for her siblings. “Growing up, I never had anyone around me who had a college degree,” Sherlean reflected. “Obtaining a college degree means the world to me; I never imagined graduating, let alone with three bachelor’s degrees.” Joining College Possible in high school provided Sherlean with the support and guidance she needed to navigate the challeng

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Colorado to Cover Two Years’ Tuition at Any Public College

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Colorado to Cover Two Years’ Tuition at Any Public College jessica.blake@… Tue, 06/04/2024 - 03:00 AM The tax-credit–based aid program provides a last-dollar reimbursement to cover up to 65 credits for any student with a household income of $90,000 or less.

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Research Finds that Higher Ed is Responsive to Labor Markets

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

A new study finds that colleges and universities are responding to changing labor market needs. Dr. Kevin Stange " Skills, Majors, and Jobs: Does Higher Education Respond? ” is the most recent study by the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and part of a multiyear research project led by Dr. Kevin Stange, co-director of the University of Michigan's Education Policy Initiative.

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Pasos clave para postularse a universidades estadounidenses desde Chile

Great College Advice

Ya sea que tu hijo elija estudiar una maestría o licenciatura que no es común en tu país de origen o que simplemente quiera vivir una experiencia enriquecedora en el extranjero, desde Great College Advice queremos ayudarte. En este artículo te presentamos los pasos clave para postularse a universidades estadounidenses desde Chile. “Casi 3 mil chilenos se matricularon para estudiar en universidades e instituciones de educación superior en Estados Unidos en el año académico 2021-2022”.

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How one coaching program connects leaders to students in a lonely world

University Business

Colleges and universities wishing to combat an epidemic of loneliness sprouting from increased online learning modalities are working to recapture the power of human connection by equipping more faculty with coaching certificates in social-emotion support. The rise of online learning has helped increase students’ access to college and university degrees, but its advances toward equitable access are being counterbalanced by their lack of human connection, Errin Heyman, associate vice presid

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Texas Professors Sue to Further Limit Student Access to Abortion

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Two University of Texas at Austin professors have joined a state lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education and Education Department officials to block new Title IX regulations from going into effect this summer.

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Cardona Calls for FSA Changes, But Experts Say the Damage is Done

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

It’s been a year of missteps, miscalculations, confusion, delays, glitches, and frustration after the botched launch of the simplified FAFSA, which has prevented financial aid packages from being awarded to students with ample time to make plans for their future. Last week, Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel A. Cardona released a letter to Federal Student Aid (FSA) staff which acknowledged the errors made and a need for departmental modernization, which he outlined in an eight-point plan.

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Transformative Change Models in Higher Education – Part 2: Changing Higher Ed podcast 210 with host Dr. Drumm McNaughton and guests F. Joseph Merlino and Deborah Pomeroy

The Change Leader, Inc.

In Part 2 of this series, we dive deeper into the strategies and approaches for driving transformative change in higher education, focusing on preparing teachers for the 21st century. You'll gain valuable insights and real-world examples drawn from extensive research and practical experiences. Topics we cover include: - Understanding change theory and the process of change in relation to higher ed, recognizing that transformative change takes time, requires support and acceptance of mistakes as

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This branding agency ranks the 33 best college mottos

University Business

Think a branding agency can rank the 100 best college mottos? So do we. Or at least, verbal brand agency Tagline Guru believes they can in their newly released Top 100 U.S. College & University Mottos. The agency gathered votes from 250 branding, marketing and ad agency professionals who were asked to pick their 10 favorites out of 400 nominations based on whether the motto “embodied” the school, told its story in a compelling way, was original and “inspired” the rea

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Lost in Translation? AI Adds Hope and Concern to Language Learning

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Lost in Translation? AI Adds Hope and Concern to Language Learning Lauren.Coffey@… Thu, 06/06/2024 - 03:00 AM Foreign language classes have seen declines for years. AI could hasten—or help—it.

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Fellowship Program Highlights the Work of Disabled Scholar-Activists

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

During her 12 years at San Francisco State University’s (SFSU) Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability , Interim Director Dr. Emily Beitiks has tried to honor the legacy of the institute’s late founder and namesake. Longmore, an SFSU history professor who made major contributions to the field of disability studies, “beautifully wore [two] hats — bringing his activist work into his work as a scholar,” Beitiks said.

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How to Build a University Social Media Strategy

HEMJ (Higher Ed Marketing Journal)

5 Steps for Creating Your Social Media Brand Presence For universities eager to thrive in today’s cyber-centric world, social media isn’t just a tool. It’s a vital part of an institution’s engagement strategy, weaving together voices from across the campus and beyond. From bright-eyed prospective students and nostalgic alumni to supportive parents and dedicated faculty, your institution’s entire community can be united through messages and experiences shared on social media.

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UK universities face ‘irreversible decline’, global league table suggests

The Guardian Higher Education

British institutions face possible closure as 52 out of 90 are given lower positions this year in Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) rankings UK universities will have their international reputations dented and face possible closure because of continuing funding pressures, according to an authoritative league table that named Imperial College London as second in the world.

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Can University of the Arts Be Saved?

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Can University of the Arts Be Saved? Josh Moody Thu, 06/06/2024 - 03:00 AM After the Philadelphia institution announced a sudden closure Friday, a Temple University trustee floated the idea of a merger. But what led it to close in the first place?

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Number of Some College, No Credential Students Continues to Increase

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

While more students with some college, no credential (SCNC) re-enrolled in educational programs this year than last year, there are still 36.8 million Americans under the age of 65 without credentials, despite attending a postsecondary institution. “That’s an increase of 2.9%, or about one million learners, within the last year,” said Dr. Doug Shapiro, research and executive director at the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) Research Center, which gathers data on postsecondary institutions i

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ResEdChat Ep 73: Beyond Room and Board: Supporting Students’ Basic Needs

Roompact

In this episode of ResEdChat, join host Crystal Lay, and Guest Judy Juarez Crawford, Director of Student Basic Needs at University of California-Riverside, as they discuss basic needs and food and housing insecurity. Judy provides numerous suggestions on how campuses can support students and staff in an area often plagued by stigma. She also offers valuable insights into how we should respond to student staff in recruitment processes who rely on the role for room and board.

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AAUP: How wealth is being weaponized to manufacture backlash

University Business

Anyone perusing national, state and local news publications would be remiss if they didn’t know higher education is under intense scrutiny across the political and cultural spectrum. What we may not realize is that this backlash is primarily manufactured, according to a new whitepaper from the American Association of University Professors (AAUP).

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Turning Students’ College Intentions Into Enrollments

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Turning Students’ College Intentions Into Enrollments jessica.blake@… Mon, 06/03/2024 - 03:00 AM A new survey from Art & Science Group suggests colleges should invest in cultivating recent high school grads who have considered a 4-year degree but not followed through.

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Jefferson to Preside Over Roxbury Community College

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dr. Jonathan K. Jefferson will become the 18th president of Roxbury Community College (RCC), effective July 1. Dr. Jonathan K. Jefferson “I am excited to collaborate with the Board of Trustees, faculty, staff, students, and the broader community to shape this esteemed institution's next chapter of success,” said Jefferson, whose unanimous board nomination was recently approved by the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education.

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30 Free Experiential Learning Lesson Plan Templates and Tools for Teachers

Experiential Learning Depot

Experiential learning is something special, but can be misunderstood or tricky to envision in the context of a school, classroom, or homeschool learning environment. That's why I have compiled a list of some free experiential learning lesson plan templates and tools; to support you through implementation of experiential learning! Let's dive in. Experiential learning is somewhat as it sounds with a few key features added.

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Is online learning still popular after the pandemic ended?

University Business

Although it existed before the pandemic, online learning took off with as many as 75% of college students enrolled in distance education courses in the fall of 2020. Is it still an option students prefer? New data from Forbes Advisor reveals enrollment declines in online learning since 2020, although participation remains robust. In the fall of 2022, approximately 54% of college students took online classes, which represents about 10 million learners. “Instead of reverting to the pre-pande

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New Commission on Faith-Based Institutions Launched

Confessions of a Community College Dean

New Commission on Faith-Based Institutions Launched Sara Weissman Wed, 06/05/2024 - 03:00 AM A group of leaders of religiously affiliated colleges and universities gathered in Washington, D.C., for a first meeting hosted by the American Council on Education.

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Stewart Named Executive Vice President & Provost at Hampton University

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dr. Betty H. Stewart has been appointed executive vice president and provost at Hampton University, effective July 1. Dr. Betty H. Stewart “I hope to cultivate a culture of care and support within our university community, advocating for the success and happiness of students, faculty, and staff alike,” said Stewart. Stewart said her goal is to propel the university forward through collaboration.

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The affluent can have their souls enriched at university, so why not the poor as well? | Kenan Malik

The Guardian Higher Education

The latest Tory crusade over ‘rip-off’ degrees continues to stereotype students based on class ‘We must crack down on low-value university degrees.” Who claimed that and when? It might have been Rishi Sunak last October. Or Sunak last July. Or Sunak the previous August. Or Nadhim Zahawi five months earlier. Or Michelle Donelan in November 2020. Or Gavin Williamson in May 2020.

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New Colorado law makes 2 years of college free for students who qualify

University Business

Gov. Jared Polis signed a new law this week that allows more people in Colorado to achieve their goal of higher education. He signed the bill that created the Colorado Promise: Two Free Years of College Expanded effort on Thursday. The effort makes two years at a four-year public college, community or trade school free beginning this fall. The program applies to students who have family incomes of $90,000 or less.

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‘Unprecedented Steps’: Board Pulls Plug on Columbia Law Review Website

Confessions of a Community College Dean

‘Unprecedented Steps’: Board Pulls Plug on Columbia Law Review Website Ryan Quinn Thu, 06/06/2024 - 03:00 AM After student editors published a submitted article Monday accusing Israel of genocide, the journal’s Board of Directors took the whole site down. One editor describes how it happened.

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McGrath Named President of Pacific Oaks College & Children’s School

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dr. Breeda McGrath has been named president of Pacific Oaks College & Children’s School. Dr. Breeda McGrath "It’s an incredible honor to be appointed the next president of Pacific Oaks College & Children’s School," said McGrath. "As its academic programs address important societal challenges – from teacher shortages to gaps in mental health care – I believe Pacific Oaks has unlimited potential to grow and expand.