Tag: higher education

Reminder: Registration for Retiree Association Banquet ends on Sept. 29

Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 is the deadline to register for the 18th annual UW-Green Bay Retiree Association Banquet. The banquet takes place on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 at 5 p.m. and the guest speaker will be Matthew Dornbush, associate vice chancellor for academic affairs and director of Graduate Studies. He will be discussing current challenges […]

Martin featured in Inside Higher Education

Psychology Associate Prof. Ryan Martin was quoted in Inside Higher Education this week. The discussion was regarding “crossover scholarship” — when academics move between scholarly circles and public ones. Here is an excerpt: “My colleague Ryan Martin is associate professor and chair of the department of psychology at the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay. An […]

The next ‘Last Lecture’: Susan Gallagher-Lepak on e-learning

Prof. Susan Gallagher-Lepak of Nursing is the third speaker in UW-Green Bay’s “Last Lecture Series” line-up. Gallagher-Lepak will present “E-learning: The Train has Left the Station,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 18) in the Christie Theatre. The event is free and open to the public. “Higher education has changed dramatically since UW-Green Bay began in […]

Insight magazine talks higher ed with Adult Degree’s Trombley

“We started doing classes that were weekends and hybrids, and then through the years, as technology advanced, we started incorporating more of the technology into classes,” Christina Trombley, director of UWGB’s Adult Degree Program, said in a recent interview with the local Insight magazine. “It was just the natural progression of trying to continually serve […]

“Trouble in Iowa City… with a capital ‘T’ that rhymes with ‘B’ …

…and that stands for Business.” In November, the University of Iowa will greet former IBM business executive Bruce Harreld as the school’s next president, to the dismay of a sizeable number of faculty members unhappy he has relatively little experience in higher education. Some outspoken critics are giving Harreld the business for bringing what they […]

Former Chronicle editor forecasts higher-ed consolidation

Jeffrey Selingo sees a big shakeout coming for American higher education, eventually, especially for struggling “bottom feeder” institutions. The former Chronicle of Higher Education editor notes that the U.S. system is still admired around the world, but… “Any time I drive in the Northeast, I’m always struck by the number of signs along the highway […]