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Not achieving the dream

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Recent articles and reports have outlined that even the colleges that received Achieving the Dream funding from the Lumina Foundation, did not significantly increase retention.  The report did outline that the colleges did increase their ‘culture of evidence’ as related to assessment, outcomes and other measures of student performance.  Additionally, a community college dean, raised…


The case of the vanishing full time professor

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

Recent description in late December 09,  in a NY Times article  describes the  rise in adjunct faculty in all colleges both public and private in an era of decreasing budgets.  Brief overview of impact as well as numerous blog comments from around the world.


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