The LEAP Challenge Blog

Sep 3, 2015 | Wilson Peden
Education has long been held up as the key to upward mobility in America, but last month saw the release of two reports suggesting that... read more
Metaphors can be powerful tools to explain unfamiliar concepts.  When introducing the concept of inclusive excellence—the Association of... read more
The lack of women in leadership positions in higher education results in part from the same influences that have created the “glass... read more
Jun 5, 2015 | Wilson Peden
Wired magazine, the monthly publication of emerging technology and futurist culture, has acquired a reputation as a venue where ideas... read more
May 18, 2015 | Susan Albertine
In conversation with Mary Carney, Dallas Dolan, and Donna Seagle In the midst of many things changing in today’s higher education... read more
  Over the past several years, a familiar narrative has taken shape regarding the role of technology in liberal education: technology,... read more
From the editor: The LEAP Challenge calls on colleges and universities to engage students in Signature Work that will prepare them to... read more
A few weeks ago I wrote for this blog about changing approaches to service learning in higher education. That post explored the Asset-... read more
Mar 4, 2015 | Carol Geary Schneider
I am saddened this week, as so many educators are, to hear the news of Sweet Briar’s closing—all the more so because I am myself a proud... read more
Feb 24, 2015 | Carol Geary Schneider
In a recent column for Inside Higher Ed, Victor Ferrall Jr. followed up on his 2012 book Liberal Arts at the Brink with a “Valediction for... read more