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Issues in Higher Education and DePauw University

Month: July 2016

The Joint Meeting of the American Conference of Academic Deans (ACAD) and the Phi Beta Kappa Society

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ACAD & PBK 2016 Joint Meeting

Report from the Joint Meeting of the American Conference of Academic Deans (ACAD) and the Phi Beta Kappa Society (Milwaukee, June 23-25, 2016)
by Carrie Klaus, Dean of Faculty and Professor of Modern Languages (French)

 

The Liberal Arts Are Not In Crisis… And So What If They Are?

Are the liberal arts in crisis?  Dr. Georgia Nugent, President Emerita of Kenyon College and interim president of The College of Wooster, responded with a resounding “No!” at a recent joint meeting of the American Conference of Academic Deans and Phi Beta Kappa Society. Read More The Joint Meeting of the American Conference of Academic Deans (ACAD) and the Phi Beta Kappa Society

NCORE (National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education)

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by Vince Greer (Assistant Dean of Students for Diversity and Inclusion, Director of Multicultural Student Services) and Anne Harris (Vice President for Academic Affairs)

This year’s NCORE was held in San Francisco from May 31 to June 4 and, in this its 29 th year, hosted an unprecedented 3,500 participants. Organized along a series of workshops, presentations, caucuses, and keynote addresses, NCORE is both a networking and a strategic conference addressing experiences in higher education connected to race and ethnicity for students, faculty, and staff. Read More NCORE (National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education)

Welcome to Reports from the Field: Issues in Higher Education & DePauw University

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EastCollegeLogoDePauw faculty and staff regularly engage in national conversations about higher education through our participation in conferences and professional development dedicated to issues in the field, our collaborative work with peer institutions, and the books and articles we read. Our dialogue and participation are informative and inspirational, and connect our institution with far-reaching conversations by providing perspectives on our local experiences of national phenomena. Read More Welcome to Reports from the Field: Issues in Higher Education & DePauw University