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Q&A: UB Tech keynote speaker Freeman Hrabowski

In this Q and A, UB Tech 2020 keynote speaker Freeman A. Hrabowski III offers advice and inspiration for higher ed technology administrators. He is president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

The B-school boondoggle

Historian Steve Conn says business schools take precedence over liberal arts programs, often with state-of-the-art facilities and more resources. But when it comes to measuring results, there is a disappointing history of missed opportunities, unmet aspirations and education mistakes.

A timeout from the rest of life

Anthony Kronman, former dean of Yale Law School and a current professor, argues that the feverish egalitarianism pervasive on today’s college campuses is out of place at institutions whose job is to prepare citizens to live in a vibrant democracy.

Entrepreneurial thinking for transformative change

Community colleges have traditionally focused on helping students earn credentials for employment. But are they now also preparing students for the looming dynamic, disruptive...

Not your parents’ university

Higher education should be a transformative experience, not just a business proposition, says David J. Staley. If we really want to offer that transformative...

Leveling the higher ed playing field

Black and Latino students’ college attendance rates are rising, while the overall percentage of white college students is declining. Yet you won’t see much...

Creating ‘digital moments’

Curtis Carver likes to keep things simple. Not that he isn’t invested in the latest technologies, but he says technology should be without roadblocks...

Focus on the future

High Point University President Nido Qubein is known for engaging audiences on topics such as leadership, human development, peak performance and personal success. Here, he previews the themes of his upcoming keynote address for UBTech 2019 in Orlando, Fla.

The future of free college

Every election season, hopeful candidates pitch various plans to make college affordable for everyone. And in the past few years, dozens of states, localities...

The hidden costs of food insecurity on campus

Since 2000, the net price of college has increased while real family income has stagnated. As a result, most students and their families have...

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