The LEAP Challenge Blog

By: Michael Kerchner Consider the answers to the following questions: Who is Margaret Thatcher? What percentage of students in the class of... read more
By: David Hubert This year’s annual meeting of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) is an especially exciting... read more
By: Edmond Chang Heather J. Knight, president of Pacific Union College and the featured speaker of the Networking Luncheon for Faculty and... read more
By: Edmond Chang I am deeply honored to be selected as one of the 2011 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award recipients.  I am humbled to... read more
Jan 24, 2011 | Debra Humphreys
I know that many of you have probably been reading the copious news coverage of the new book Academically Adrift. The articles in the... read more
Dec 22, 2010 | Carol Geary Schneider
The humanities are both central and necessary to a liberal—and liberating—education.  The humanities help us make sense of the complexity... read more
Dec 3, 2010 | Debra Humphreys
Thomas Friedman’s satirical column in yesterday’s New York Times, written as a mock cable from Chinese diplomats, makes it painfully clear... read more
Oct 29, 2010 | Debra Humphreys
Those who know well the work of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)—an organization that has existed for... read more
Oct 20, 2010 | Debra Humphreys
A recent column by Jay Mathews at the Washington Post got me thinking about what an interesting transitional time it is in education.  His... read more
Oct 5, 2010 | Debra Humphreys
Community colleges are suddenly in the spotlight.  Jill Biden, wife of the vice president and the country’s most famous community college... read more