Posted November 22, 2013
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New Refrain at Kean U.: Just Saying No to Tenure (The Chronicle of Higher Education) (log-in required) (external link)
One university is making it harder for faculty to be granted tenure, but why?
We Are Not Luddites (Inside Higher Education) (external link)
Professors opposed to online classes are now being labeled and confronted, but are these professors correct that the online movement is actually destroying the stability of academia?
Keys to a More Effective Enrollment Strategy (University Business) (external link)
As the landscape changes in the student population, so must the strategies needed to recruit and see these students through to graduation.
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FTC: Questions Veterans Should Ask Prospective Schools (Tulsa World) (external link)
Many veterans utilize their GI Bill benefits to return to school, but there are several questions that these students should ask.
Department C: for Completion (Archives)
Fallin Touts ‘New Minimum’ at New Mexico Summit (The Journal Record) (log-in required) (external link) (originally posted: Nov. 8, 2013, edition)
Fallin takes her ideals of the importance of higher education to New Mexico.
More Public Universities Cap Enrollment, Even as State Finances Improve (The Chronicle of Higher Education) (log-in required) (external link) (originally posted: Nov. 8, 2013, edition)
An increasing number of public higher education institutions are employing enrollment caps due to effects from the recent recession. This will eventually affect access for the increasing number of college-age students.
Degrees in Reverse on the Rise in Higher Ed (University Business) (external link) (originally posted: Oct. 25, 2013, edition)
Transfer policies between two- and four-year colleges are becoming more common. What effect will this have on degree completion rates?
Department E: for Electronic (Archives)
Facebook Launches Open Academy to Give Kids College Credit for Open Source Contributions (University Business) (external link) (originally posted: Nov. 15, 2013, edition)
Has Facebook joined the MOOC forefront?
A Former Online Learning Skeptic Tells Why He’s Changed His Thinking (University Business) (external link) (originally posted: Oct. 18, 2013, edition)
Has an online-education skeptic changed his mind?
Online Courses Could Give Students a More Affordable Option (The Oklahoman) (external link) (originally posted: Oct. 11, 2013, edition)
Oklahoma is pushing the implementation of more online courses to better serve and reach more students across the state.
AAUW Presents Tech Trek
This STEM-geared camp sparks female students' interest.
Glen Johnson - Future of Higher Education in Oklahoma (Oklahoma Horizon) (external link)
Chancellor Glen Johnson speaks to the future of higher education in Oklahoma.