Previously recognized by University Business in its Models of Excellence program, the Excellence at 7220 leadership development program for student-athletes at the University of Wyoming is continuing on a growth path.
Higher ed institutions are considering blockchain to verify academic credentials. Steps to adoption involve understanding the work required to make the switch, how the technology will improve service for students seeking academic records, and how it could disrupt the office of the registrar’s status quo.
Higher ed institutions in Michigan, Arkansas, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Hawaii and Pennsylvania will deploy new systems to help manage study abroad programs, stream live events, save energy, handle electronic resources and more.
The Timothy J. Piazza Center for Fraternity and Sorority Research and Reform at Penn State provides yet another example of the higher ed community’s push to eliminate hazing, sexual assault and other dangerous behaviors at fraternities and sororities.
My daughter, a sophomore at a small liberal arts college, took a leave of absence to spend 14 months working with a nongovernmental organization in Guatemala. As her dad, I’m proud this experience helped her grow. As a college president, I wonder how we might better develop first-year experiences that bring such meaning to a student’s life.
The IE philosophy calls for reframing problems in terms of possibilities, says Richard Cherwitz, the Ernest S. Sharpe Centennial Professor in the Moody College of Communication, and founder of the Intellectual Entrepreneurship Consortium, University of Texas at Austin.