Faculty members may plan to get a lot of work done over the break but often fall short of their expectations.
Dual-enrollment courses are growing in popularity as a way to encourage students to take the leap earlier.
More private colleges want to collaborate to share costs and administrative responsibilities. But such coordination isn’t easy.
Students have complained for generations of feeling like nameless specks in a cavernous lecture hall. Faculty members often dread such a sea of blank faces. Now universities are experimenting with ways to liven up those classes.
The University of Georgia organizes faculty learning communities to help professors rethink the lecture.
Colleges are making changes to simplify the steps a student must take to move from a two-year to a four-institution.
Andy Hedrick, who started at a community college and graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington, says he could have used more guidance from the institutions on course credits and other topics.