Tag: higher education

A Message from the President: The Future of Online Education

Thursday, May 02, 2013
Earlier this week, the faculty at Duke University voted down a proposal to join a group of elite colleges to offer for-credit online courses. This vote provides a glimpse into the challenges faced in online education and the evolving role of for-profit organizations.
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POSTED IN: Education
AUTHOR: Bob Daugherty

A Message from the President: What Does A College Degree Mean?

Friday, March 08, 2013
What does it mean to have a University or College degree? There are as many answers as there are Universities and Colleges – truly thousands. For many graduates, however, especially those students who earned their degree well into adulthood, it is a symbol of a remarkable achievement.   Returning to school after being away for many years is not easy.   It requires self-reliance and a willingness to try new things.  Adult students often have full-time jobs and/or responsibilities at home as a parent or caretaker. To say it takes discipline and time management skills is an understatement. More importantly, to sustain this effort over the course of entire associate, bachelor or master’s program is truly outstanding.    read more
POSTED IN: Admissions
AUTHOR: Bob Daugherty

A Message from the President: A Revolution in Higher Ed

Tuesday, February 05, 2013
“You say you want a revolution,” wrote John Lennon in 1968.   

Performed by the Beatles in the song “Revolution” on the famous White Album, it was inspired by political protests. The lyrics expressed doubt about some of the tactics used by the protestors. read more
POSTED IN: Education
AUTHOR: Bob Daugherty
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