Another Council meeting is done and we are moving towards finalizing a statewide strategic plan for higher education, as required by law. Also, Certification via the Institutional Performance Standards and Level II metrics is done. Thank you all for your cooperation and work on this project.... [More]
Of course the big news of this week was the release of the Mid-Career Wage Outcomes of Graduates. On the surface, it may appear that, other than that these are probably the first of their kind anywhere, there is nothing really exciting or interesting here. However, that is not the... [More]
I just read that Rock'n'Roll is dead. I can't decide if I am in mourning or if it is no different than the death of country music twenty years ago. As far as I can tell, listening to Outlaw Country on SiriusXM, there is some great country music being produced.
I guess it is all in how... [More]
Just a reminder, last week I pointed to these events:
New York Times Upshot College Rankings 9/8
US News & World Report America's Best Colleges 9/9
ACSFA Hearing on PIRS 9/12
Now that the Washington Monthly Rankings are out, and five Virginia institutions ended up on at least one of fo... [More]
I don't know about you, but this has definitely not been the summer of my dreams, not even the summer I had planned. It has simply been far too busy at home and work. I hope your summer has been better.
This week's round-up of articles is pretty eclectic at first glance. Dig deeper, and they... [More]
There were a number of articles this week worth reading. LinkedIn's new "field of study explorer" is quite interesting. I am not sure I have a great deal of confidence of in their algorithms, but is an interesting tool. Unfortunately, you have to a LinkedIn member to use it, making it less u... [More]