The LEAP Challenge Blog

Mar 2, 2016 | Kathryn Peltier Campbell
I would like to think of myself as a morning person, but truthfully, I find it difficult to get up early. On one January morning each year... read more
Feb 18, 2016 | Carol Geary Schneider
The upcoming reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA) offers an opportunity to address the role of regional accreditors in... read more
One of the benefits of attending the AAC&U Annual Meeting is the chance to hear directly from those working on the “big-picture”... read more
I’m always on the lookout for resources and approaches to faculty collaboration as a form of faculty development, so I was very interested... read more
In a conference that has grown to about 2,000 attendees, the HEDS UP sessions at AAC&U’s Annual Meeting—a series of ten-minute talks... read more
Mary Dean Sorcinelli, Anne Austin, and Mary Huber were true to form in their session Thursday afternoon, providing a rich, research-based... read more
In an inspiring Opening Night Forum, “Educating Higher: Toward an Equitable, Innovative Future for Higher Education,” Ernest L. Boyer... read more
Dec 8, 2015 | Carol Geary Schneider
The following essay was written by AAC&U President Carol Geary Schneider in response to an article about liberal education, published... read more
Nov 11, 2015 | Wilson Peden
For the last time: No, earning a degree in English, philosophy, art history, name-your-humanities-discipline will not condemn you to a... read more
On my mom’s 62nd birthday, she told me, “I am 62 and you’re 26. How about that?” She thought that was kind of interesting. After some... read more