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Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 01/27/2011

Academically Adrift: Ekman responds to ACTA's Neal

This guest post is from Richard Ekman, president of the Council of Independent Colleges, a group of more than 600 independent liberal arts schools and universities. A recent study by Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa, "Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on...

By Daniel de Vise  |  11:46 AM ET, 01/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pedagogy, Pedagogy, Pedagogy, Pedagogy | Tags:  ACTA Anne Neal, ACTA What Will They Learn, Academically Adrift, CIC Richard Ekman, collegiate learning assessment

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 09/24/2010

Independent colleges launch 2020 graduation push

Two organizations of independent colleges unveiled a new Web site Thursday that brings together hundreds of existing or proposed initiatives at member colleges toward meeting President Obama's goal of regaining the lead in college completion by 2020. Building Blocks to...

By Daniel de Vise  |  02:44 PM ET, 09/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Attainment, Attainment, Attainment, Attainment, Attainment | Tags:  Building Blocks to 2020, CIC, NAICU, Obama graduation initiative, college completion initiative