Get Students Off to a Great Start with Resources on General and Liberal Education

Get Students Off to a Great Start with Resources on General and Liberal Education

AAC&U is pleased to offer two publications and a brochure designed for students. These items explain to high school and incoming college students what really matters in college and how to achieve the outcomes of a good liberal education. These are ideal resources for first-year seminars and new student orientation programs.

New Issue of Liberal Education on Quality in an Age of Disruption

New Issue of Liberal Education on Quality in an Age of Disruption

At a time when technology is “disrupting” higher education and the federal government proposes “return on investment” as the measure of quality, this issue explores the “value” of a college education and what quality ought to mean—for institutions as well as for policymakers. 

Peer Review, Fall 2015

New Peer Review on Community College Student Success

Sponsored by The Kresge Foundation, this issue focuses on campus, state, regional, and national strategies for “Advancing Roadmaps for Community College Leadership to Improve Student Learning and Success.”

Diversity and Democracy, Winter, 2016

Diversity & Democracy, Winter, 2016

This issue calls readers to invest in high-quality learning for all students by ensuring equitable access to both effective educational practices and welcoming campus climates. Contributing authors share evaluation and implementation strategies that support college success, particularly for students who have been underserved within higher education.

New Global Learning Publication from AAC&U

New Global Learning Publication from AAC&U

Essential Global Learning is a compilation of seminal AAC&U articles about global learning that provide a working definition of global learning, a framework for assessment of global learning, and case studies demonstrating the diversity of global learning activities on a variety of campuses. The Global Learning VALUE rubric is included. 

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What's New

AAC&U President and President-Elect Working Together to Guide Leadership Transition

AAC&U President-Elect Lynn Pasquerella recently took part in AAC&U’s spring board of directors meeting and is working together with President Carol Geary Schneider, Chief of Staff Bethany Zecher Sutton, and other staff members to ensure a smooth transition in AAC&U leadership. While... more

AAC&U members overwhelmingly embrace the goal of teaching students what the LEAP initiative has termed “the Essential Learning Outcomes,” including the analytical and inquiry skills that are basic to evidence-based reasoning. ... more

Liberal Arts Education and Colleges in East Asia

AAC&U President Carol Geary Schneider has contributed the foreword and afterword to a new book, Liberal Arts Education and Colleges in East Asia: Possibilities and Challenges in the Global Age. The book... more