It's a mess: graduate schools are failing to prepare students for jobs
Arthur Levine, the head of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, has been a vituperative critic of teacher education programs for years. His recent announcement that he's partnering with MIT to start a new teacher education graduate degree program has brought new attention to these teacher training programs – and to teacher training generally.
Career Fitness: Mirroring
Hiring managers often have a very clear image in their minds of the perfect candidate. While recruiters will press them to identify the education, skills and experience required to do the job, what supervisors want – more often than not
Will Republican Leadership Change Higher Education?
Higher Education and how we pay for higher ed has entered the political debate more and more in recent years. The issues are sure to be part of the 2016 election cycle. In this month’s interview, Andy Hibel speaks with Andrew P. Kelly of the American Enterprise Institute about the need for reform and the place of politicians in this important conversation.
Three Boston Universities Tapped by Olympic Group for Events
BOSTON (AP) -- The organizers of Boston's Olympic bid said Wednesday that Harvard University, Boston College and Northeastern University would serve as venues for several events if Boston is chosen to host the 2024 Summer Games.
When Presidential Finalists Visit, It's the Campus' Time to Shine
You have selected finalists and your presidential search is nearly complete. The search committee, board, and campus should understand that, at this stage, candidates are interviewing you as much as you are interviewing them.
Should female faculty get bonus points to correct for gender bias in student evaluations?
Now that most colleges and universities have completed their spring semesters, course instructors are opening up sealed manila envelopes, all over the country, to read their teaching evaluations.
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