Features Dr. Sally Linowski from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Linowski, an Associate Dean of Students, as well as an adjunct assistant professor at the UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences. The episode talks about the challenges in building and maintaining a relationship between the campus and the community, the easiest and hardest parts of strategic planning, and more.
Outlines valuable guidance on employer engagement. The guide challenges college leaders to re-think the roles industry plays in shaping workforce programs and re-design how the college engages with industry to develop more sustained commitment from employers and better access to more accurate, real-time information on the needs of the regional labor market.
Reports on ways Oregon State University and the City of Corvallis are working together to promote safe, healthy, and conducive learning environments and mitigate the negative effects of a growing campus. Such interventions include restricting alcohol promotions, enforcing underage drinking laws, limiting cheap alcohol availability through sensible alcohol excise tax policy, enacting social host regulations, and facilitating responsible service tr
Helps increase public awareness of and action around the prevention of underage drinking by helping colleges and community organizations put together Town Hall Meetings. Community-based organizations and colleges and universities that hold meetings are essential in leading the conversation and promoting the idea that underage drinking is preventable
Provides a wealth of handbooks, newsletters, briefs, tutorials, and tools to assist through the twists and turns of program evaluation. Includes information for planning, data collection and analysis, and strategies to share results.
Presents a series of essays and articles discussing both international and national perspectives on retention and persistence in institutions of higher education. The compilation of articles examines how retention and persistence are complex issues and aims to demonstrate that exploring trends and patterns can prompt leaders to new ideas that form the next generations of research in this area.
Presents policy guidance from The Task Force on Federal Regulation of Higher Education. This report includes:1) Recommendations for consolidating, streamlining, and eliminating burdensome and confusing laws; 2) A federal requirement review that quantifies compliance for current regulations; and 3) Reform guidance for future regulations.