President Speaks: The pandemic shouldn’t stop colleges filling key leadership positions

President Speaks: The pandemic shouldn’t stop colleges filling key leadership positions

Cathy Sandeen is the chancellor of the University of Alaska Anchorage Although we’re in various stages of coronavirus lockdown, not all leadership searches have ground to a halt. Certainly, pausing a search during this pandemic is a valid approach, but other institutions have chosen to move forward decisively to recruit the leaders they need. During […]
States move toward waiving standardized tests for 2020-21

States move toward waiving standardized tests for 2020-21

As schools plan for the fall, state education departments and lawmakers are gearing up to suspend another round of federal and state standardized tests, saying instruction should take priority for the 2020-21 school year.  On June 18, Georgia became one of the first...
At least 7 colleges cancel fall sports because of the coronavirus

At least 7 colleges cancel fall sports because of the coronavirus

Dive Brief:  At least seven colleges have canceled their fall sports in the last two weeks out of concerns related to the coronavirus. Bowdoin College, in Maine, and the University of Massachusetts Boston, were among the first schools to cancel their fall seasons....
NUC accredits Law,13 other academic programmes in UNIABUJA

NUC accredits Law,13 other academic programmes in UNIABUJA

…Refuses to accredit Computer Science By Joseph Erunke ABUJA – THE National Universities Commission, NUC,has accredited Law and 13 other academic programmes of the University of Abuja. While ten academic programmes were given full accreditation, four others had...
UMass Boston & Shorelight herald “real revolution” online

UMass Boston & Shorelight herald “real revolution” online

Newman, who works with US private education company Shorelight Education, explained that Shorelight Live worked with UMass Amherst initially and succeeded in creating a virtual classroom environment that doesn’t have an online stigma. “The educational experience in...