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Beyond Business: Global Commerce and the Liberal Arts

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People told Denison University it should offer a business degree, but when the institution looked more carefully at these requests, they determined what was really needed.

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Better by Design

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Integrated, cross-functional Student Success Teams were key to the implementation of Cal State Fullerton's strategic plan goals.

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Reformatting college: presidents put campus standards up for negotiation

At a meeting of the Council of Independent Colleges, a panel of presidents identified what they thought was essential for their institutions and what was negotiable.

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There is a dog in this fight: College to allow emotional support animals after Justice Department alleges discrimination

There is a dog in this fight: College to allow emotional support animals after Justice Department alleges discrimination | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

“Emotional support dogs” will now be allowed in student housing at Kent State University, which has settled a civil rights lawsuit brought by the U.S. Justice Department claiming the school discriminated against students with psychological disabilities.

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323 learners eligible for credit from MOOCs at Arizona State U.

Only 323 of 34,086 learners are eligible to take advantage of Arizona State's MOOCs-for-credit initiative with edX. The university calls it a "positive first step."
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The Lie About College Diversity

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"...even if a school succeeds in using its admissions process to put together a diverse student body, it often fails at the more important goal that this diversity ideally serves: meaningful interactions between people from different backgrounds..."

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Four tough things columnists should do before writing about universities

Four tough things columnists should do before writing about universities | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

A response to "Four tough things universities should do to rein in costs". If you want to write about the problems with higher ed, you need to acknowledge some salient facts. 

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Diversity Training Is in Demand. Does It Work?

Diversity Training Is in Demand. Does It Work? | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Institutions have offered diversity programs for 20 years now. Are those programs accomplishing their goals? (subscription may be required)

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CSUN Makes Academic Continuity Planning Fun (Again)

Check out California State University Northridge's site on academic continuity planning, which manages to be both helpful and funny.

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The Future of the University: Speculative Design for Innovation in Higher Education

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This essay proposes five models of innovation in higher education that expand our "Ideas of the University," envisioning educational start-ups in the spirit of entrepreneurial experimentation.

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University of Missouri Protests Spur a Day of Change

University of Missouri Protests Spur a Day of Change | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

After the football team added its clout to protests over racial issues, Timothy Wolfe announced that he was stepping down as president of the four-campus system, and the chancellor, R. Bowen Loftin, said he would move into another job.

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What happened to Industry Canada? Trudeau elevates scientific research in new cabinet role

What happened to Industry Canada? Trudeau elevates scientific research in new cabinet role | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau combined the science, technology, and industry ministries into a single Ministry of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development. Observers say the new ministry likely signals more federal support for scientific research and development.

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What Are Students Demanding?

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An analysis of the demands from student organizers across 76 higher education institutions and coalitions in the US and Canada.

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Peer Mentors Help College Students Succeed

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Peer mentors can help students succeed in college, and research has found that peer mentorship programs have positive effects on both mentors and mentees.

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Planning for University Crisis Management: The Seven-Step Approach

The seven basic steps that every university should consider adding to its crisis management plan. Planning article! Free to SCUP members; fee for non-members.

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6 Education Stories To Watch In 2016

NPR's senior education correspondent offers his predictions for the big stories in K-12 and higher education.

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The Return of the Holiday Rap: A Jedi's Chant

"On a campus far, far away… So far you have to take a bus from central campus to get there..." University of Michigan College of Engineering promises students the campus will look less like Tatooine and more like Naboo when complete.

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U of A nets $16M deal to help Mexico revive oil industry

U of A nets $16M deal to help Mexico revive oil industry | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

The University of Alberta will help the Mexican government privatize and modernize its oil industry.

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Academic Leader Urges Colleges to ‘Take the Lead’ on Accreditation

US colleges must take "take the lead in repositioning accreditation as a meaningful voice for high-quality college learning while we still can," writes Carol Geary Scheider.

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Four tough things universities should do to rein in costs

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A columnist explores four ways universities could cut costs—and why doing those things is harder that it may seem.

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Explore International Student Trends in 3 Charts

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Three charts about international students in the US—where they come from, where they go, and what they study.

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College Sports Subsidy Scorecards

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How do universities pay to support NCAA Division I athletic programs? A new project looks at the spending increase on college athletic programs and whether athletics are worth the investment.

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"Palace of Ashes" - Chinese and American Higher Education

"Palace of Ashes" - Chinese and American Higher Education | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

A new book argues that China's universities are rising while America's are in decline.

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Mizzou Football Players Pledge A Strike, Citing Systemic Racism

Mizzou Football Players Pledge A Strike, Citing Systemic Racism | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

University of Missouri football players have pledged to go on strike until university President Tim Wolfe resigns for the way he has handled a string of racially charged incidents. A St. Louis reporter explains the situation.

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