AAC&U News, January/February 2016

AAC&U News, January/February 2016

This issue of AAC&U News features business and the liberal arts at St. Lawrence University, new data on changing student demographics, and the latest news about AAC&U meetings, projects, and publications. Watch for our next issue of AAC&U News in March.

2016 PKAL Summer Leadership Institute for STEM Faculty

2016 PKAL Summer Leadership Institute for STEM Faculty

Institute I: July 12-17, 2016 |  Institute II: July 19-24, 2016 | Institute III: July 26-31, 2016

The Claggett Center, Adamstown, Maryland | Applications Due February 24, 2016

Institute on General Education and Assessment

Institute on General Education and Assessment

June 4-8, 2016 | Boston University | Boston, Massachusetts | Applications Due February 12, 2016
Drawing on many years of campus work, the Institute is framed around a set of Principles and Guidelines for redesigning and evaluating general education programs, curricula, and pedagogy.

Diversity, Learning, and Student Success 2016 Conference

Network for Academic Renewal Working Conference

March 17-19, 2016 |  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | Register by February 24 for reduced rates

General Education and Assessment 2016

Network for Academic Renewal Working Conference

February 18-20, 2016 | New Orleans, Louisiana | Register Now!

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What's New

AAC&U President gives Obama administration a "D for Disappointment;" Praises Higher Education Progress on Civic Learning

In an interview for The Atlantic Monthly, Carol Geary Schneider expressed deep disappointment that the Obama administration commissioned a major study of... more

Send a Team to AAC&U's 2016 Summer Institutes to Accelerate Campus Change Efforts

The Institute on General Education and Assessment will take place June 4–8, 2016, in Boston, MA, and provides campus teams with opportunities to refine and advance general education programs and their assessment. The... more

Despite the challenges of weather and travel, the AAC&U community came together last week to probe the most important issues of our time—overcoming inequities and linking college learning to the future of democracy, social justice, and the planet.  We thank all those who not only stayed... more