The most important determinants of the long-run health of an institution are constitutional premises, transformational presidential leadership and periodic outside assessments. These applied, the institution will not only achieve momentary success but will also become an “Effective Institution in Perpetuity.”
More colleges are facing accreditation problems. It’s a burgeoning and critical new issue in higher education—accreditation—and the accreditation process.
Do the principles of shared governance give me a right to comment upon the number of sabbaticals granted or is this an institutional prerogative?
If necessity is the mother of invention, then it is time to pay a visit to her cousin, replication – replication, as in borrowing from successful institutional playbooks in generating more charitable donations from individuals and families. Excerpt from “Margins & Missions … not Moonshots: Pathways to Better U.S. Higher Education,“ by James L. Mahon, […]
There is a requirement within the national security professional community for senior level officers to understand the application of military power to achieve national strategic objectives. To fulfill this requirement the United States and…
Education in the future is that it is not so much about high tech as it is about high touch. It is a world that sees education as the tool that unleashes our potential for great things and great people. Interview with
Two major trends in higher education are on a collision course. One is the increasing number of students with disabilities, particularly autism, matriculating in the nation’s colleges and universities. The second is the rise of technology as a means of delivering curriculum content. Is the intersection of these trends a tremendous emerging opportunity or a disaster waiting to happen?
More and more law schools are incorporating forms of experiential learning. These take primarily three forms (Katz, 2013): (1) simulation courses; (2) on-site clinics; and, (3) externship clinics.
The model that has dominated law school pedagogy has been that of Christopher Langdell, which incorporates a quasi-scientific method. Students study appellate decisions and extract from these the rules, holdings and principles that they must then synthesize with other cases and apply to new sets of facts.
What are some of the issues and potential solutions concerning student safety in higher education, regardless of type and location of venue?