Is this really the solution? Fascinating piece on Inside Higher Ed on a reversion to single sex accommodation at Catholic University: “Life is Co-Ed” has become the unofficial rallying call of the Catholic University students unhappy and unconvinced by their president’s unprecedented decision to revert all dormitories to single-sex living quarters. John Garvey, president of … Continue reading Back to the future? Reverting to single-sex accommodation
Tag: student experience
Not such a good example?
"Don’t Look to the Ivy League" is an interesting article in the London Review of Books by Howard Hotson. Essentially, his argument is that a wider reading of the league tables suggest that the UK generally punches above its weight. The USA, despite dominating the very top of the table, lacks strength in depth. In … Continue reading Not such a good example?
Taking “enhancing the student experience” too far?
Interesting piece in the Chronicle about the student experience at High Point University (where "every student receives an extraordinary education in a fun environment with caring people"). The features apparently include: valet parking a hot tub in the middle of the campus an ice-cream truck that circles the campus giving out free ice creams etc … Continue reading Taking “enhancing the student experience” too far?