The changing face of on-campus therapy
As the number of students seeking on-campus therapy continues to rise, many college counseling centers cannot keep up with the demand. It’s imperative that colleges and universities adapt to the demand and provide resources that go beyond traditional counseling, says guest columnist Sherry Benton, a professor emeritus and the former counseling center director at the University of Florida.
Getting the most out of course evaluations
Student course evaluations—we all do them, but how do we use the data? What percent of students complete the surveys? What value do faculty and administrators derive from them? Are they inherently biased? How can we get more out of this often onerous process?
Homework for college and university counsel
With ongoing criminal investigations, potential litigation and more oversight from the government and other monitoring organizations, it’s a good time for all schools to pressure test various admissions-related areas, say guest columnists David H. Harper and Nicole Somerville.
College admissions scandal is more than a crisis of confidence
The origins of the ethical dilemma in college admissions have been evident for some time. Now, thanks to a few celebrities and the Entertainment Tonight program, they’ve come to the forefront. For colleges and universities, this is more than just a crisis of confidence; it’s a case for improving risk management, says guest columnist Jean Close, a partner in The Bonadio Group’s Healthcare/Tax Exempt Division.