Weekly Round-Up: September 16Posted: September 16, 2011
Happy Friday! Can you believe it’s already mid-September? I can’t.
My favorite student success stories from the week:
- Destanni Goodsby Elected to McMurry University Student Government Position
- Dalton Russell Prepares for Northwest’s Fall Musical
- Ashley Smith Received Award for Artwork at Buffalo State
Two articles that you should read:
How can departmental faculty get involved with student recruitment, especially at liberal arts colleges? W. Kent Barnds, VP of Enrollment at Augustana College (a readMedia client), outlines several strategies in this post.
The annual college rankings are out from US News & World Report, and with them the usual flurry of opinions denouncing rankings (while simultaneously touting them on college promotional materials). Jeff Selingo, editorial director of The Chronicle of Higher Education, writes at Huffington Post about the barriers to breaking away from this rankings system.