August 2015 AAC&U News

August 2015 AAC&U News

This issue of AAC&U News features general education and high-impact practices at Northern Illinois University, new data on student transfer, and the latest news about AAC&U meetings, projects, and publications. Watch for our next issue of AAC&U News in September.

Global Learning in College 2015

NETWORK FOR ACADEMIC RENEWAL Working Conference

October 8-10, 2015 | Fort Lauderdale, Florida | Register by September 7 for best rates!

Liberal Education, Winter/Spring 2015

Liberal Education, Winter/Spring 2015

The LEAP Challenge:  We should prepare all students to do "Signature Work"—an applied learning project—on a significant problem or topic because "the knowledge and skills developed through a broad and multidimensional liberal education come to fullest fruition when they are put to active use—intentionally, ethically, and reflectively." –Carol Geary Schneider

AAC&U's 2016 Annual Meeting

AAC&U's 2016 Annual Meeting

Pre-Meeting Symposium on January 20, "The LEAP Challenge and the Equity Imperative."
7th Annual E-Portfolio Forum on January 23. For more information about the Annual Meeting, see www.aacu.org/annualmeeting

AAC&U Releases New Campus Tools for Advancing Equity and Inclusive Excellence

AAC&U Releases New Campus Tools for Advancing Equity and Inclusive Excellence

See new resources for campus dialogue and action from AAC&U produced as part of its Centennial Year exploration of equity and inclusive excellence.

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What's New

Giving California Students a Compass, a new report from the California State University System Office, describes lessons learned about general education reform in a series of projects called Give Students a Compass, sponsored... more

Supported by a grant from USA Funds, AAC&U announced the institutions chosen to participate in “Committing to Equity and Inclusive Excellence: Campus Based Strategies for Student Success.”  This project builds on work developed as part of AAC&U’s signature initiative, Making Excellence... more