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When advocating against injustice, one must first put their own adversity, such as discomforts from the pandemic, in perspective, writes student Alexandra Bowman.
Wendi Williams provides advice for how institutions can acknowledge and lessen the disproportionate amount of emotional labor that Black, Indigenous and people of color faculty perform. When your institution approaches a historic event, how can you best prepare to promote the milestone? These best practices can set you up for success. Academic freedom officers, lessons from Kodak and a jarring bit of trivia. I just can't quit spending my time on education-related things. Producing better transfer outcomes requires community college leaders to better understand how transfer supports are currently embedded in the student experience. Recruiting and retaining learning designers, faculty developers, educational technologists and other digital education professionals. The flourishing framework. The lessons that ought to shape post-pandemic pedagogy. The major threats to operations in higher education in past years were funding shortfalls, natural disasters and dropping enrollments. Now, criminal cyberactivity has risen to a top concern.
This week’s episode of The Key explores one university’s plan to shrink its physical footprint and how college leaders are thinking about the role of their campuses going forward.
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