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Fixing higher ed: Lumina's Jamie Merisotis

In a story that published Sunday in The Washington Post Magazine, I offer eight suggestions to "fix" higher education. After reading the story, you can rank the ideas in a poll, which you will find farther down on this blog....

By Daniel de Vise  | February 24, 2011; 5:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Access, Administration, Admissions, Aid, Attainment, Finance, Online, Pedagogy, Public policy, Students, Technology  | Tags:  fixing higher education, higher education reform, wapo fixing higher education, washington post fixing higher ed  
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Guest post: Student engagement is the key 'fix'

Here is a guest post from Karen R. Lawrence, president of Sarah Lawrence College. She writes in response to the story on fixing higher education that was published in Sunday's Washington Post Magazine. The Cost of Getting Higher Education Into...

By Daniel de Vise  | February 24, 2011; 8:52 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Administration, Liberal Arts, Pedagogy, Students  | Tags:  NSSE, Sarah Lawrence College, Washington Post fixing higher ed, fixing higher education  
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Fixing higher ed: Trinity's Patricia McGuire

In a story that published Sunday in The Washington Post Magazine, I offer eight suggestions to "fix" higher education. After reading the story, you can rank the ideas in a poll, which you will find a bit farther down on...

By Daniel de Vise  | February 23, 2011; 10:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Access, Administration, Attainment, Finance, Pedagogy, Students  | Tags:  Trinity Washington University Patricia McGuire, fixing higher ed washington post, fixing higher education, fixing higher education post magazine  
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Fixing higher ed: Freeman Hrabowski, UMBC

In a story that published Sunday in The Washington Post Magazine, I offer eight suggestions to "fix" higher education. I will host a brief online Q&A on the fixes at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Click here to pose a question in...

By Daniel de Vise  | February 21, 2011; 10:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Access, Administration, Attainment, Pedagogy, Students  | Tags:  Fixing higher education, Freeman Hrabowski, UMBC, fixing higher ed washington post, how to fix higher education  
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Fixing higher ed: Andrew Gillen, Richard Vedder

In a story that published Sunday in The Washington Post Magazine, I offer eight suggestions to "fix" higher education. I will host a brief online Q&A on the fixes at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Click here to pose a question in...

By Daniel de Vise  | February 20, 2011; 4:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Administration, Finance, Pedagogy  | Tags:  fixing higher ed washington post, fixing higher education, fixing higher education vedder gillen, how to fix higher education washington post  
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Fixing higher ed: College Board's Sandy Baum

In a forthcoming story for The Washington Post Magazine, I offer eight suggestions to "fix" higher education. I will host a brief online Q&A on the fixes at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Click here to pose a question in advance. For...

By Daniel de Vise  | February 18, 2011; 12:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Admissions, Aid, Finance, Pedagogy, Public policy, Research, Technology  | Tags:  How to fix higher education, Post fixing higher ed, Sandy Baum College Board, Washington Post fix higher education, higher education reform  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Christian university discusses Holocaust, Daniel de Vise , February 16, 2011
Gallaudet closing 17 programs, Daniel de Vise , February 16, 2011
Towson enacts secret ballot for tenure decisions, Daniel de Vise , February 11, 2011
ACTA's Neal: Student 'choice' has run amok, Daniel de Vise , February 8, 2011
Higher ed reporters meet to learn, share, gripe, Daniel de Vise , February 5, 2011
Howard University preserves some imperiled programs, Daniel de Vise , February 1, 2011
Lumina's Degree Profile: A co-author's view, Daniel de Vise , January 27, 2011
Academically Adrift: Ekman responds to ACTA's Neal, Daniel de Vise , January 27, 2011
Guest post: 'Academically Adrift,' indeed, Daniel de Vise , January 19, 2011
The purpose of college in 2011, Daniel de Vise , January 17, 2011
Study: Every foreign language has its niche, Daniel de Vise , December 8, 2010
25 ways to reduce the cost of college, Daniel de Vise , December 2, 2010
Profs threaten to walk out on rowdy students, Daniel de Vise , November 30, 2010
Some area schools rate well in general education, Daniel de Vise , November 22, 2010
Is 'Harry Potter' young adult literature? , Ernie Bond , November 19, 2010
Study abroad declines for the first time ever, Daniel de Vise , November 15, 2010
Study: Recommendation letters can hinder women, Daniel de Vise , November 10, 2010
Barefoot professor in Virginia preaches shoelessness, Daniel de Vise , October 17, 2010
A state university retreats from language study, Daniel de Vise , October 13, 2010
Virginia U uses U.S. News data in faculty hires, Daniel de Vise , October 12, 2010
National Review encourages collegiate giving clubs, Daniel de Vise , October 8, 2010
Top doctoral programs in English , Daniel de Vise , October 6, 2010
Do-it-yourself doctoral rankings, Daniel de Vise , September 29, 2010
National Research Council doctoral rankings released, Daniel de Vise , September 28, 2010
NYU comes to D.C., Daniel de Vise , September 20, 2010
New global rankings: Hopkins high, G'town low, Daniel de Vise , September 16, 2010
The 15 oddest college courses in the D.C. region, Daniel de Vise , September 16, 2010
The 8 oddest courses in D.C. area colleges, Daniel de Vise , September 10, 2010
U.S. schools humbled in world rankings, Daniel de Vise , September 9, 2010
Should 'Sex Week' worry college leaders?, Daniel de Vise , September 2, 2010
Liberal arts college offers a job to every grad, Daniel de Vise , September 1, 2010
Washington Monthly's take on college rankings, Daniel de Vise , August 23, 2010
ISO a D.C. college on the Forbes list, Daniel de Vise , August 13, 2010
Being a 'hot' professor isn't so hot, Daniel de Vise , August 12, 2010
Grade inflation is making students lazy, Daniel de Vise , July 22, 2010
Naval Academy discovers 'culture', Daniel de Vise , July 15, 2010
Does study abroad make you a better student?, Daniel de Vise , July 13, 2010
Update: Local Fulbright scholars, Daniel de Vise , June 8, 2010
Hartwick president defends three-year degree, Daniel de Vise , June 7, 2010
Is the future of higher ed in Fayette, Iowa?, Daniel de Vise , May 21, 2010
Coffee with College Board President Caperton, Daniel de Vise , May 12, 2010
Friday news roundup, Daniel de Vise , April 30, 2010
GWU language profs feeling devalued, Daniel de Vise , April 19, 2010
Top 5 quirky Annapolis collegiate traditions, Daniel de Vise , April 12, 2010
A bookshelf filled with unread textbooks?, Daniel de Vise , April 2, 2010
Five ways to engage students, Daniel de Vise , March 30, 2010
Why no Male Studies?, Daniel de Vise , March 25, 2010
Coffee with Excelsior president Ebersole, Daniel de Vise , March 16, 2010
Colleges extend spring term over snow days, Daniel de Vise , March 11, 2010
Chief Justice responds to GU Law professor, Daniel de Vise , March 10, 2010
GW students: Our profs are liberals, Daniel de Vise , March 10, 2010
Laptops in class: tool or distraction?, Daniel de Vise , March 9, 2010
Towson provost speaks on Zaruba firing, Daniel de Vise , March 3, 2010
Towson adjunct fired for racial epithet, Daniel de Vise , March 2, 2010
College for $99 a month, Daniel de Vise , February 26, 2010
Does college make people more liberal?, Daniel de Vise , February 25, 2010
Va. community college dubbed 'leader', Daniel de Vise , February 1, 2010
Online learning goes mainstream, Daniel de Vise , January 27, 2010
W&M students aiding Gitmo cases, Daniel de Vise , January 26, 2010
 
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