Category Archives: Kudos

Kudos to Florida Atlantic U for New, Innovative, and Simple Advising Strategy

Yesterday’s Inside Higher Ed highlighted a new, innovative advising initiative at Florida Atlantic University. What stood out to me was not that the initiative was new or innovative- I read about new and innovative initiatives on a daily basis. What stood … Continue reading

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Kudos to Software PhD

I love Amazon and utilize Yelp on a regular basis when I travel. I also check Angie’s List before purchasing any service (doctors, dentists, plumbers, etc.). Reading reviews and sorting products/restaurants/services based on average ratings allows me to be a … Continue reading

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Kudos to Common Sense Thinking in Financial Aid

In today’s edition of Inside Higher Ed Justin Draeger, President and CEO of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, highlighted three very basic, common sense approaches that could increase access to, continuous enrollment and, ultimately, success in college. … Continue reading

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Kudos to State Funding Upturns

According to the American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ (AASCU) most recent edition of it’s “State Outlook” report, there have been significant upturns (as compared to FY 13) in state funding for higher education in 37 of the 48 states for which AASCU has receieved … Continue reading

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Kudos to Big 10 Provosts

In today’s edition of Inside Higher Ed Ry Rivard chronicles the on-going high-level talks between the provosts of the Big 10 universities and the University of Chicago to create their own online education network across their campuses, bypassing the for-profit … Continue reading

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Kudos to Incoming UL System President Woodley

It’s a new year and for the University of Louisiana System, Louisiana’s largest public college and university system, the new year brings a new System President. I just read a recent interview with incoming President Dr. Sandra Woodley and I … Continue reading

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