Dec 10, 2014 ·
Jane S. Shaw ·
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In a few months, I will retire as president of the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy. I know that my successor, whoever it is, will continue the Pope Center’s commitment to improving higher education.
Oct 1, 2013 ·
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We cover the success of the enactment by the Texas legislature of a requirement to post course syllabi. We question the role of the UNC Board of Governors’ Committee on Public Affairs. We report on what university presidents think of their boards.
Nov 3, 2010 ·
George Leef ·
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In my review of Higher Education? by Andrew Hacker and Claudia Dreifus, I suggested that the similarities between the thinking of that book’s politically left authors and my own (libertarians are often but misleadingly … Continue reading “Three Cheers for Half a Book!”
May 30, 2001 ·
Comments Off on Some Colleges Turn Away Top Applicants to Boost Rankings
When it comes to college admissions, some superior students face rejection from less competitive schools. But higher education leaders in North Carolina question whether or not the practice is widespread.