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January/February 2015 AAC&U News

January/February 2015 AAC&U News

This issue of AAC&U News features a program at University of Wisconsin–Madison that prepares graduate students to teach diverse student populations, new data on high-impact learning practices in secondary education, and the latest news about AAC&U's meetings, projects, and publications. Watch for our next issue of AAC&U News in March.

New Publication from GEMs Project Features New Principles for Proficiency-Based, Integrative General Education Redesign

New Publication from GEMs Project Features New Principles for Proficiency-Based, Integrative General Education Redesign

This publication provides clear principles and guidelines to ensure that general education fosters the LEAP Essential Learning Outcomes and key proficiencies important for long-term success and flourishing. Maps approach to meeting The LEAP Challenge

America's Unmet Promise

AAC&U Launches Centennial Year with Focus on The Equity Imperative--Releases Report on America's Unmet Promise

This new publication makes the case for the urgent need to make excellence inclusive and reverse damaging inequities throughout educational systems, and calls for higher education to ensure that students traditionally underserved in higher education get access to high-impact educational practices.

New Outcomes Assessment Publication from AAC&U's VALUE Initiative

New Outcomes Assessment Publication from AAC&U's VALUE Initiative

Author Daniel Sullivan explains succinctly and directly the progress and importance of a new assessment movement that places student work at the center. Purchase a copy and learn more about VALUE.

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What's New

Dr. Ronald Andrew Crutcher

Ronald A. Crutcher, chair of the LEAP National Leadership Council and a former Chair of the AAC&U Board of Directors, has been named the 10th president of the University of Richmond. 

AAC&U's Board of Directors has submitted additional comments to the US Department of Education regarding the proposed framework, noting first that, "Because the public value of higher education is so multi-faceted... more