Focus on the Faculty Archives


July 24, 2019 2:30 pm

How to Organize a Conference That’s Open to Everyone

Thinking about the needs of all participants is key to a successful event   — more —


March 15, 2019 2:53 pm

How I Would Cover the College-Admissions Scandal as a Foreign Correspondent

For the socially and economically hopeful, raising a child in America is an eighteen-year process of investing in the college-admissions…


March 10, 2019 11:33 pm

A Bias Towards Privilege Persists

“There’s a difference between access and inclusion,” explains Jack, an assistant professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and…


November 16, 2018 10:25 am

North Dakota audit reports significant cost savings after OER initiative

North Dakota students saved more than $1 million on textbooks after the state invested just $110,000 to help instructors use…


September 22, 2018 3:12 pm

The Great College Rip-Off – The Atlantic

Why higher education in the U.S. is so expensive, and what students are really paying for. Source: The Great College…


August 18, 2018 2:18 pm

Interesting news on course costs for students

Student Spending on Course Materials Plummets   In the last decade, average student spending on required course materials has decreased…


September 1, 2017 1:53 pm

Without accessible conferences, we lose the voices of disabled academics | Higher Education Network | The Guardian

Conferences are an essential part of academic life. But disabled attendees can struggle with accessibility, socialising and fatigue Source: Without…