Workers need to be able to invent, adapt and reinvent their jobs every day. Read the full article here.
2011 News Archive
Montclair State University is seeking a motivated, driven, self-directed individual to join the leadership team for its Academically Gifted and Talented Program, as Associate Director. The candidate should have practical, professional experience working within an academic environment and ideally experience with gifted and talented students ranging from kindergarten through high school.
Reporting to the Director of Summer Sessions, Winter Session, and Special Programs, the Associate Director will be responsible for efficiently and effectively directing and coordinating the academically gifted and talented weekend and summer programs in conjunction with the Assistant Director. While there is a strong foundation for this Program, the Associate Director will be expected to responsibly grow enrollment and to evaluate and expand course offerings based on a variety of factors including constituent demand.
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Promoting Full-Time Attendance Among Adults in Community College With specific references to summer funding, this MDRC study can be accessed online at http://www.mdrc.org/publications/596/overview.html
Early Impacts from the Performance-Based Scholarship Demonstration in New York
Authors: Lashawn Richburg-Hayes, Colleen Sommo, Rashida Welbeck
Promoting Full-Time Attendance Among Adults in Community College
With specific references to summer funding, this MDRC study can be accessed online at http://www.mdrc.org/publications/596/overview.html
UC Santa Barbara
ASSISTANT DEAN - INSTRUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
UCSB, 90 miles up the coast from Los Angeles, is bounded on two sides by beaches, with mountains hovering to the north. The university has a smart, imaginative and diverse student body of 18,000 undergraduates and 2,000 graduate students and a rich intellectual life led by 1,085 faculty, teaching in more than 200 majors, degrees, and credential programs.
Summer Sessions, operating with ten staff, enrolls approximately 9000 students in more than 700 courses during 7 concurrent or sequential summer sessions. The majority of courses support the year-round curriculum; special programs include travel-study, experience in research for pre-college students, interdisciplinary study in environmental media, and transitional programs for incoming freshman and transfer students, domestic and international students.
The Assistant Dean advises regarding the...
On May 19th, The Chronicle of Higher Education reports: The University of Florida is planning to grow again, but in an unusual way—enrolling 2,000 students in a spring and summer cohort. They will be full-fledged undergraduates, but they will be allowed to live and take classes on the campus only during those semesters for the entire time they're at the university. See the full article.
The 2011 NAASS Webinar Professional Development Series is underway!
Topic: "Social Media: Connecting and Engaging with Today’s Customers"
How do you know if your customers “like” you and are connecting and “following” you these days? If you’re like many people, you’re ready to assess your current communications and marketing plans and specific strategies to assure you are successfully integrating and leveraging today’s social media tools. Learn more about how to manage your time and resources, what content generates value, interest, sales and feedback from customers, how to assess results, and how to enhance your plans, both professionally and personally.
Cheryl A Fabrizi
After 6 years managing Summer Sessions at Cedarville University, Dr. Mark McClain will shift responsibilities on July 1 to serve as Associate Academic Vice President for a new college formed as a result of a significant academic reorganization. The College of Professions will include four departments: Engineering and Computer Science, Business Administration, Education, and Media and Applied Communication. Congratulations, Mark!
Earlier we posted information that supplied an overview of the new U.S. Department of Education state regulations for online programs and that outlined steps that your institution should take in order to be in compliance. Yesterday, the DOE issued another "Dear Colleague” letter that extended the deadline for enforcing compliance to July 1, 2014. This announcement is good news, indeed. However, while the deadline for compliance has been extended, institutions are still required to demonstrate good faith efforts to comply. Please go to: http://upcea.edu/DOE-42011.pdf to read the letter, or visit
On October 28, 2010, the federal government published final rules under the "Program Integrity" strand of the most recent round of negotiated rule-making. In the draft rule, no reference was made to state regulation of out-of-state distance learning or other activity, but the final rules addressed this issue directly. Under the new rules, in force effective July 2011, universities and colleges that participate in Title IV funding, and operate in multiple states, whether in terms of recruitment or offering distance learning programs, must comply with whatever "authorization to operate" regulations are in place in those states where the institution has enrolled students, or is otherwise active based on state definitions. By 1 July 2011, all Title- IV eligible universities and colleges must be able to document compliance to the federal government, upon request.
In some respects, this ruling acknowledges the status quo. Historically...