Page 161 of 223 pages  ‹ First  < 159 160 161 162 163 >  Last ›

Help Wanted at Your Local Tea Party

Mar 08, 2010 by Mitchell Langbert |

I have attended two "Tea Party" meetings of the Kingston/Rhinebeck Tea Party.  About forty people attended the  first meeting and about 75 attended the second.   Given that the meetings were both held on cold… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Obama’s ‘Race to the Half-Mark’ Education Reforms?

Mar 08, 2010 by Candace de Russy |

Journalist Michael Gerson gives the president an A+ for his efforts to reform education. But wait. What's the word about how these efforts are shaping up in New York State? Recently it was announced that the state… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

To Infinity and Beyond! Kevin Carey’s Race to Over-the-Top

Mar 08, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Kevin Carey offers some overreaching reform ideas that line up with President Obama's goal to make the United States the most higher-educated nation in the world by 2020.

Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Reply to Dave Taylor Re: March Forth

Mar 08, 2010 by Peter Wood |

A response to a comment on the NAS article "March Forth."

Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

NAS.org Articles for 3/1/10 Week

Mar 05, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Check out this week's articles at NAS.org: Member Alert We want to make sure you are receiving your issues of Academic Questions on time. Let us know if you've had any problems with your subscription. Debating… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Congratulations to Composer and NAS Leader Daniel Asia

Mar 04, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Today the Academy of Arts and Letters announced its 2010 music award winners. NAS is pleased to report that Daniel Asia, gifted composer and our Arizona affiliate president, has received the Academy Award in Music, which " honors… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

March Forth

Mar 04, 2010 by Ashley Thorne, Peter Wood |

Today thousands of students at universities around the country and especially on California campuses are rallying to protest tuition hikes in public higher education. College costs have indeed become exorbitant, but is this the… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Unimaginable Calamity

Mar 04, 2010 by Peter Wood |

How does global warming doctrine's foothold in higher education fit with the integrity of science?

Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Sustainability Links

Mar 04, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Articles of note on campus sustainability - of special note is UF's "40 days of change" leading up to Earth Day. Is Earth Day the new Easter?

Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Articles of Interest This Week

Mar 04, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

A roundup of must-reads in higher education news.

Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Diversity or Bust

Mar 03, 2010 by Glenn Ricketts |

There's a piece in today's Chronicle of Higher Education which glows with admiration for the tenacious, aggressive and ultimately successful efforts of Rochester Institute of Technology to "diversify" its faculty. What… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

CSU-Chico Announcement: Baby Steps to Sustainability

Mar 03, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

NAS takes an interest in the internal messages communicated on campus. One message we've noticed is a push to get students and employees to make small changes in their daily habits: to give up basic things like cafeteria trays,… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

My Retrospective on the PBS College Debate

Mar 03, 2010 by George Leef |

In this week's Pope Center Clarion Call is my retrospective on the debate I participated in last week. The question was the supposed need for the US to graduate more students from college in order to remain economically strong.… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

The Data-Driven Classroom

Mar 03, 2010 by David Clemens |

I am still jazzed by the techno-pitchman’s hype last week about clickers, assessment, and SLOs, and I know clickers are the future of edubiz!  Clickers generate tsunamis of admin's holy grail—data!Continue Reading | 4 Comments >

Chivalry Lives: An Interview with Blayne Bennett

Mar 03, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Gentlemanliness is not dead; it's just dormant, says the Network of enlightened Women.

Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >
Page 161 of 223 pages  ‹ First  < 159 160 161 162 163 >  Last ›