Faculty and staff at Southern Methodist University in Dallas gathered on Monday afternoon for an emergency response session that had been scheduled for months. Little did they know how quickly they would put the lessons to use.
It all started with the living room drapes. As my wife stood back to appraise the job I did hanging the drapes, I had an eerie sensation that something wasn't quite right.
An accountability issue, indirectly related to international affairs, has aroused concern in the post-secondary community as Congress moves toward reauthorizing the Higher Education Act (HEA), the priority piece of higher ed legislation on Capitol Hill.