Monday, February 17, 2014

The new U: cause for concern?

The New York Times expresses editorial concern over two trends at America's colleges and universities: more administrators and more adjunct faculty members.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Nina talks about the road to Sochi

St. Scholastica's first Olympic competitor, women's hockey player Nina Waidacher, is featured in the Minnesota Private College Council's newsletter.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Laura's view makes the Wall Street Journal

Librarian Laura Hoelter recently participated in a MOOC about Beethoven's sonatas. She's quoted about the experience in this piece from the Wall Street Journal.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Rating Obama's college ratings

One of the shortcomings of the Obama Administration's college rankings system is that it devalues programs that lead to low-paying professions such as social work and teaching, according to this piece from the New York Times. Recommended by Don Wortham.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

If you were president

... you'd become aware that challenges you face are far from unique, as this piece from Inside Higher Ed makes clear. Recommended by Don Wortham.

Monday, December 9, 2013

For Millennials, it's meaning, more than money

Research shows that young adults born after 1980 seek a meaningful life more than a lucrative one, according to this think piece in the New York Times. Recommended by Pat Hagen.

A list we'd rather not be on

Debt remains a major challenge for college graduates in Minnesota, and St. Scholastica grads continue to have one of the higher average loads.