A Conversation with an Early/Mid-Career Professional on Moving from a College to an OPM

Erin Shevlin is a program manager for university partnerships at Emeritus. The reason that I wanted to do this Q&A with Erin is that she is an early-to-mid career higher ed professional who moved from academia to a company in the online learning space. Erin’s path is, I think, instructive to other higher education professionals who … Read more

Transformational Teaching | Higher Ed Gamma

What is it that distinguishes a liberal arts education from vocational training? It’s not simply breadth of exposure – to the arts, the humanities, and the social and natural sciences. It’s that a liberal education is meant to be transformative. The higher purpose of liberal education is to free its recipients to think in fresh and more analytical … Read more

Advertiser Webinars | State of Continuing Education 2021: Avoid the Engagement Gap

Popular Right Now Common Application data show most applicants are not submitting test scores Criminal initiative targeting scholars who allegedly hid Chinese funding and affiliations comes unde Provision in COVID-19 relief bill would ease incentives for for-profits to target veterans The Single Biggest Equity Issue in Higher Education | Higher Ed Gamma How professors can … Read more

Latest News on Coronavirus and Higher Education

Dartmouth Reports 119 Cases March 2, 6:21 a.m. Dartmouth College reported 119 cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, The Valley News reported. Dean Kathryn Lively said in an email that the cases reflect a “rapid and significantly increased risk of transmission within our community.” The college will revert to having students eat alone in their … Read more

Provision in COVID-19 relief bill would ease incentives for for-profits to target veterans

A years-long push to lessen the incentive for for-profit institutions to recruit veterans as students took a major step toward becoming law with the House’s passage of a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package Saturday morning. Included in the package, which would also send another $40 billion in aid to the nation’s colleges and universities during the pandemic, … Read more

Criminal initiative targeting scholars who allegedly hid Chinese funding and affiliations comes under growing scrutiny

On Jan. 14, with less than a week to go in the Trump administration, federal agents arrested a prominent mechanical engineering professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gang Chen. Chen, prosecutors alleged, failed to disclose on a federal grant application various financial ties and affiliations with Chinese entities, including his participation in Chinese government talent … Read more

Infographic: Students May Need Support in Speaking Up

Do students feel heard by professors in the classroom and by administrators at their college or university? Inside Higher Ed's inaugural Student Voice survey explored the issues students want a voice in and offered insights into how campus officials might listen and respond better. View the infographic for highlights from the survey that show why … Read more

St. Bonaventure president remembered as larger-than-life personality after long battle with COVID-19

Higher education leaders who worked closely with Dennis R. DePerro remember the university president as warm and engaging, often invited to dine with members of the clergy as if he were in their order because others wanted to be around him. “He was a larger-than-life personality,” said Joseph Zimmer, who served as provost and vice … Read more