September 22, 2017
Volume 64, Issue 04
Diversity in Academe
Here are four ways in which these generations differ from one another, and how administrators, faculty members, and students might bridge those gaps.
Also In the Issue
John C. Hernandez is named permanent president of Santiago Canyon College, and Sherry Zylka is the new president of Big Sandy Community and Technical College.
The corporate outsider as college president has become a faculty boogeyman, but Scott Beardsley, dean of the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia, can defend him (yes, usually him).
Most colleges have social-media accounts with multitudes of followers. The staff members who run those accounts have an outsized influence on the institution’s image.
Only 10 of the 40 public universities that granted the most degrees in 2014-15 did not count business among their top three majors.
Cornell Tech, an applied-sciences school, blends studio teaching techniques with tech-startup tactics. Its first three splashy buildings aim for a similarly boundary-free approach.
Nine months ago, a librarian abruptly shuttered a blacklist of journals he deemed untrustworthy. But while Jeffrey Beall’s project has ended, debates over its merit and impact live on.
“People are listening,” says Armando Bustamante, who works at the University of New Mexico. So he’s making every minute count.