With the cost of attendance rising across the board, for universities and community colleges across the country and student debt rising exorbitantly, more and more students, parents, and educators worry about the overall value of higher education and the return on investment.
Up there with the tenure system, the peer-review process is perhaps one of the most baffling and convoluted aspects of modern academia. What is it, though, and how exactly does the process of peer-review work?
How does diversity and equality work out in education -- in the practice of teaching in higher education? Given the issues of equality and diversity within education, how, in today's changing context, can we move on and teach these principles effectively?
Mentorship is a huge part of professional success in higher education. If nothing else, having a solid mentor helps higher education professionals to develop valuable contacts and integrate themselves into their employer institution.
You see, President Hendricks is a 1979 graduate of Mansfield University and he recently returned to the university as it's 28th president. Apparently, 'you can go back home' and to much fanfare and excitement.
I interviewed Dr. Lynn C. Owens, Associate Professor of Communication, William Peace University, Raleigh, NC., concerning the research that she has conducted on the intersection of higher education and the labor force.