Campus Models and Case Studies

Texas A&M University–San Antonio

In fall 2016, after exclusively educating junior-level, senior-level, and graduate students for over ten years, Texas A&M University–San Antonio (A&M–SA) underwent a unique kind of two- to four-year transition and opened its doors to first- and second-year students for the first time.... Read More

If a big part of higher education is analyzing systems, says Jiangyuan (JY) Zhou, an internationalization specialist in the Office of Global Engagement at Stockton University in Galloway, New Jersey, then global learning should answer this question: “If you saw the whole world as a system, how... Read More

Campus Models of Defining and Designing Global Learning Opportunities

As institutions have advanced global learning across curricular and co-curricular initiatives, they have been guided by the creation of institutional definitions of global learning, global learning outcomes, and broad student learning outcomes with global dimensions. 

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Hamline University

In the summer of 2014, representatives from ten Minnesota institutions came together with a singular purpose: to build and strengthen a culture of assessment on their campuses.

These campuses formed the Minnesota Collaborative as an offshoot of the... Read More

Brookdale Community College

High-Impact Practices Create a Roadmap to Success at Brookdale Community College

Like many institutions in the years after the Great Recession, Brookdale Community College was in trouble.

Decreased... Read More

Luther College
Luther College Students Share Experiences and Develop as Ethical Thinkers and Writers in the Paideia Program

Editor’s Note: The following is a chapter from AAC&U’s forthcoming book, Rising to the LEAP Challenge: Case Studies of Integrative Pathways to Student Signature Work. The book, which was cowritten by Wilson Peden, Sally Reed, and Kathy Wolfe, will be published in the winter of 2017... Read More

Valparaiso University

In recent decades, the strain of ever-increasing faculty workload has been the source of much angst among college and university professors. Faculty responsibilities have greatly expanded to include a wide range of tasks. “We started a list of all the things faculty are expected to do now that... Read More


These days, many universities incorporate community-engaged experiences into their curricula and cocurricula. At Cornell University, working with neighboring communities is not a novel concept; in fact, it’s been a part of the university’s mission since its founding as New York’s land-grant... Read More

University of North Texas

The road from a community college to a four-year college or university can be a fraught one, filled with bureaucratic red tape and logistical difficulties. The North Texas Community College Consortium (NTCCC)—founded in 1989 and now comprising twenty-one community colleges collectively attended... Read More

Is It Really My Fault? Confronting the Myths Surrounding Women's Advancement

I was talking with my partner about these remarks, and for some reason my red sauce came to her mind. She told me that I should talk about my red sauce. I wondered how I could possibly talk about my red sauce in remarks on women and leadership and the myths surrounding our advancement. Now,... Read More