Revamping General Education: Reflections and Recommendations – Harvard Political Review

An analysis of the present and future General Education curriculums at Harvard

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From the Columbia Core to a summer in India – Columbia Daily Spectator

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Classical Liberal Arts Core – Hillsdale College

Liberal arts education at Hillsdale College is different. It’s shaped by the classics, history’s greatest thinkers, and the principles of Western civilization.

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Two-year students less likely to get a bachelor’s, but those who do, do well | Education Dive

New research examines the impact of starting at a two-year college on bachelor’s degree attainment, finding the relatively few students who do transfer and graduate are better off.

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The (Lasting?) Value of Libraries | Library Babel Fish

A new report from ACRL spells out the findings of a massive student learning assessment project. I still have some questions.

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Central Michigan Life – Creation of new University Program discussed in Faculty-Trustee Committee

The implementation of a course requirement for the teaching of a course related to Women and Gender Studies was the focus of a presentation to the Faculty-Trustee committee today.Philosophy and religion faculty member Andrew Blom said the proposal was put forward in November and is currently sitting in the general education committee to implement a new University Program requirement which would fall under the “4D” category. The new University Program designation would require students to take a course relating to diversity, but “outside of the umbrella” of racial or ethnic diversity.”We are a predominantly white institution.

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Cornell College of Arts and Sciences Considers Restructuring At Forum | The Cornell Daily Sun

The committee will conduct polls with students, “asking what [their education] meant to them, where it has led them, how it has contributed to their career satisfaction,” Brown said.

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Students’ Petition Calls for Changes in the Core – The Heights

Three BC students created a petition to make the core curriculum less Eurocentric as part of their class titled the Challenge of Justice.

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BC students demand change to ‘Eurocentric’ core curriculum

Only one course in the core history requirements for BC’s 2015-16 academic catalog explicitly mentions Europe.

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Woodbury University Announces College of Liberal Arts, Reflecting Expanded Degree Programs in the

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