The LEAP Challenge Blog

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
Higher education today faces many challenges, including lower than desired completion rates, the high cost and resulting debt associated... read more
AAC&U’s newly funded LEAP project, Committing to Equity and Inclusive Excellence: Campus-Based Strategies for Student Success, will... read more
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