As residence hall room assignments for the upcoming academic year are made and students inevitably vent frustrations about the process used, colleges continue to update their selection systems to convince themselves that the right word choices will eliminate student complaints. “We used to hold a ‘Room Lottery’ here at Mother Madre University,” said housing director […]
Immediate Opening: Associate Vice Dean of Special Learning Excellence and Programmatic Efforts to Enhance Retention and Campus Community Multicultural Communications
University of Washington State University Description UWSU seeks an enthusiastic, motivated individual to attend lots and lots of meetings and work late hours. We really need to improve our retention numbers – particularly with our students from historically underrepresented populations. If you can help us do that, we\’d be surprised and pleased, and we will […]
by Diana Senechal Brightview, Iowa—In the midst of bitter and widespread feuds over the future of tenure, a small college in the hinterlands of Iowa has quietly approved an innovative solution that could become a national model. Instead of awarding tenure to a candidate as a whole, Kusok College now awards “microtenure”—that is, tenure linked […]
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