The LEAP Challenge Blog

Dec 5, 2014 | Susan Albertine
At AAC&U’s Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success in June 2014, I met Professor Karen Goodlad.  Goodlad teaches in the... read more
Nov 3, 2014 | Wilson Peden
Good news for recent graduates who majored in the arts or humanities: you are not doomed to a lifetime of poverty and unemployment. This... read more
Sep 2, 2014 | Wilson Peden
Early this month, Gallup released another summary of data gathered in the Gallup-Purdue Index, a national study of the lives of college... read more
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May 1, 2014 | Heather McCambly
During a recent webinar on changing student pathways in higher education, I observed participants reciting the now-familiar “laundry list”... read more
Mar 17, 2014 | Debra Humphreys
The chorus of critics is growing in size and volume. "College is too expensive." "Students graduate with crushing debt and can't get jobs... read more
Feb 18, 2014 | Susan Albertine
AAC&U’s 2014 Annual Meeting  encouraged me to think anew about liberal learning in unexpected places.  This is a theme I’ve mentioned... read more
One of the great paradoxes of higher education has to do with our dueling outlooks on the world.  Why do professionals who have devoted... read more
Feb 12, 2014 | Susan Albertine
Who teaches better, adjuncts or tenure-track faculty? A spate of stories this fall has renewed a debate over contract status and quality of... read more
By Elena K. Abbott, Ph.D. Candidate, History, Georgetown University What kinds of practices are institutions of higher education using to... read more