The LEAP Challenge Blog

Apr 27, 2010 | Debra Humphreys
I’m finally catching up on the latest data from the Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (released in late 2009) and, as always, it has... read more
Apr 5, 2010 | Carol Geary Schneider
Much has already been written about the unlikely success of the Butler Bulldogs in the NCAA tournament.  For such a small school from a... read more
Mar 30, 2010 | Debra Humphreys
In his recent Huffington Post article, Jeff Brenzel, dean of admissions at Yale University, offers some very sensible advice to high school... read more
Mar 9, 2010 | Debra Humphreys
With the release of the new Tim Burton movie based on Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, I was reminded of the wonderful... read more
Mar 2, 2010 | Carol Geary Schneider
In a recent interview in Inside Higher Ed, where author Paul Gaston discusses the subject of his new book, The Challenge of Bologna: What... read more
One of the most interesting aspects of reading articles online, for me, is reading the comments that come with them. Such was the case... read more
Is Randy Bass right?  Is the traditional course dead and it just doesn’t know it?  Have we really entered the “post-course era,” a time... read more
Dec 16, 2009 | Debra Humphreys
So, Time Magazine published yet another article last week distracting everyone from the serious challenges facing the American educational... read more
Nov 30, 2009 | Debra Humphreys
Few jobs in higher education could be as challenging these days as that of president of a public college in California.  As Mildred García... read more
Nov 12, 2009 | Debra Humphreys
Recently, there has been a flurry of articles and reports about higher education and the policy choices that will affect its future. As a... read more