September 2011
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Recruiting and Retaining a Diverse Pool of STEM Majors at Ohio State University

Nearly all of Ohio State University’s (OSU) 40,000-some undergraduate students take at least one science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) course as part of their general education requirements. And yet these fields have some of the greatest difficulty recruiting and retaining majors.


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Trends in Debt, Time to Degree, and Employment: Data from the Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study

Washington and Lee Installs Virginia’s Largest Solar Power Source
By Kenneth P. Ruscio, The Washington Post, August 11, 2011

Find out about AAC&U staff visits and presentations to member campuses and educational forums

See the latest news and commentary on quality and increasing college completion, and who is hurting, and who is most effectively advancing, the case for liberal education.
The LEAP Blog

Of Punch Cards and Liberal Education: Anne Arundel Community College
My last posting in my series on school-college alignment described how the Maricopa Colleges have been using the Significant Discussions Guide to help them align learning from school to college to university. The Significant Discussions project, as I’ve written in previous posts, aims to improve student success by promoting collaboration on curriculum alignment among secondary schools, community colleges, universities, and employers. More…

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