MARCH 2015 AAC&U NEWS

MARCH 2015 AAC&U NEWS

This issue of AAC&U News features an intentional advising initiative at Wofford College, new research on equity in higher education, and the latest news about AAC&U meetings, projects, and publications. Watch for our next issue of AAC&U News in April. 

Project Kaleidoscope

PROJECT KALEIDOSCOPE

Learn about AAC&U's signature initiative and network advancing what works in STEM higher education reform.

AAC&U Issues The LEAP Challenge

Learn more about the newest phase of LEAP and ways to engage all college students in Signature Work.

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.

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What's New

In Defense of a Liberal Education

Liberal Education made the news on a number of fronts this weekend, thanks largely to the publication of Fareed Zakaria’s new book, In Defense of a Liberal Education (WW Norton) and his two... more

AAC&U President Featured in "The Presidency" with article on "Reshaping the Conversation About the Liberal Arts"

In an article in the spring issue of The Presidency, AAC&U President Carol Geary Schneider notes that “America’s historic... more