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How College Contributes to Workforce Success: Employer Views on What Matters Most presents findings from a recent survey of executives and hiring managers. The report explores perspectives on workforce preparedness, the educational outcomes and experiences that affect hiring decisions, and the preparation of recent graduates for short- and long-term career success. Also examined are variations in employer views based on age and level of educational attainment.
AAC&U Vice President Dawn Michele Whitehead is a coauthor of the International Coalition for Global Education and Exchange’s white paper on Advancing Global Stability and U.S. National Security through Peaceful Exchange.
Terrel Rhodes has retired as vice president of the Office of Quality, Curriculum, and Assessment and executive director of VALUE. Since joining AAC&U in 2006, his visionary leadership has led to transformative improvements to higher education pedagogy and assessment. The entire AAC&U community will miss his contributions and companionship.
Kate McConnell has been promoted as AAC&U’s vice president for curricular and pedagogical innovation and executive director of VALUE. In this role, she will work to make quality and equity the foundations for excellence in undergraduate education.
We’re delighted that Liberal Education has won the Society of Publication Designers Print Merit Award. The national award is given to print publications that represent the best editorial creative work. Liberal Education won for the design of the opening spread of the Fall 2020 story “Academic Freedom and the Challenge of Diversity.”