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Higher Education News College application table scene

An interesting article from the Nov. 30 issue of The Washington Post explored the differences, at times, between what schools say and what students hear. The article was written by Brennan Barnard, director of college counseling at the Derryfield School,…

Perspectives Thanksgiving table

We stopped a few students on campus to find out why they’re thankful this holiday season. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your loved ones! “I am thankful for my health and my family’s health, my ability to access higher education,…

Campus Info Foggy morning on campus

Angela Harris, assistant dean of students and case manager at Davidson, has worked in higher education for more than 13 years, providing support, counsel, diversity training, mentoring, advocacy, crisis intervention and case management to college students. She provides support and…

Liberal Arts Value Various data going across a computer screen

This article first appeared in the Harvard Business Review and was titled “Liberal Arts in the Data Age.” Author: JM Olejarz. College students who major in the humanities always get asked a certain question. They’re asked it so often—and by…

Higher Education News Soldier with American flag on uniform

This article first appeared in The Atlantic on June 21, 2017. Written by Kara Voght. Vassar’s first class of student-veterans to graduate proves that the benefits of an elite liberal arts education extend to them, too. Balanced on the edge…

Higher Education News Basketball sitting on court

Originally featured, before March Madness, in The Atlantic. Author Haley Glatter. Brackets are about to be busted. It is not a question of if, so much as one of when and by whom. Maybe Iona College will make a deep…

Liberal Arts Value Collaboration and hands

This article will be published in the Council for Higher Education Accreditation’s Op-Eds on the Future of Accreditation. For more information about CHEA, visit them at www.chea.org. By Simon Boehme. Higher education is transforming internally and externally. The demographics of…

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