College, Inc.: St. John's College


Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 04/28/2012

After 30 years of croquet, a new fight song for St. John’s

Annapolis school rolls out song to mark 30th anniversary of croquet match vs. U.S. Naval Academy.

By Daniel de Vise  |  12:23 PM ET, 04/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Athletics | Tags:  Annapolis Cup, St. John's College

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 02/27/2012

In search of higher education’s Best Picture

A guest blogger awards Oscars for best performances in a pedagogical role.

By Daniel de Vise  |  11:50 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration, Finance, Liberal Arts, Pedagogy | Tags:  Academy Awards, American Council of Trustees and Alumni, St. John's College

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 12/02/2011

Guest post: In defense of a liberal education

The president of St. John’s College argues that the liberal arts are the best preparation for life’s unpredictable course.

By Daniel de Vise  |  10:04 AM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Liberal Arts, Pedagogy, Research | Tags:  St. John's College

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 08/30/2011

Three-fifths of colleges get C or worse in general education

Trustee group finds that more than 60 percent of colleges surveyed require three or fewer of seven core general-education courses.

By Daniel de Vise  |  10:45 AM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Liberal Arts, Pedagogy, Research | Tags:  St. John's College, University of Maryland, University of Virginia, George Mason University, James Madison University, Johns Hopkins University

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 05/16/2011

Who are the most influential college leaders?

Christopher Nelson, president of St. John’s College in Annapolis, is arguably one of the most influential college presidents in the nation. Who are the others?

By Daniel de Vise  |  12:51 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration | Tags:  St. John's College, UMBC, University System of Maryland, Trinity Washington University