Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.”
Her words are excellent guideposts as New England colleges and universities navigate the unknowns of educating students during COVID-19. Despite the precautions that institutions are taking, on-campus teaching and research are not totally risk-free.
Neither, of course, is life itself...
Every higher education institution should have an employee handbook designed to meet its standards for employee conduct and ensure compliance with applicable employment laws. A well-crafted handbook will support the success of an institution’s goals, save administrative time and reduce the risk of legal claims and liability.
Handbooks provide clear expectations for an institution and its empl...
Income inequality has been surging unchecked with #highered fueling division and class warfare. Revered higher ed analyst Tom Mortenson @COETalk hates to say he told us so. See his new @nebhe journal piece on Roots of the Current Crises https://bit.ly/2N0qdR9
DEADLINE EXTENDED! We are seeking faculty to participate in a regional community of practice focused on leveraging #OpenPedagogy to help create more culturally relevant curricula for students in the Northeast. Apps accepted until 1/22. Learn more & apply https://bit.ly/39AcvMC