Posts Tagged: Richard Arum

Radio Higher Ed Talks with Authors of Aspiring Adults Adrift

Through its partnership with RadioHigherEd.com, NEJHE is pleased to provide a conversation with Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa, authors of Aspiring Adults Adrift: Tentative Transitions of College Graduates.Radio Higher Ed’s entire podcast collection can be accessed by visiting www.radiohighered.com or by subscribing through iTunes at www.iTunes.com. It is also available in...

New Directions for Higher Education: Q&A with Author Richard Arum on Undergrad Learning

In April, NEJHE launched its New Directions for Higher Education series to examine emerging issues, trends and ideas that have an impact on higher education policies, programs and practices. The first installment of the series featured Philip DiSalvio, dean of the College of Advancing & Professional Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston, interviewing Carnegie Foundation President ...

B-School Students Behaving Badly?

  The New York Times and The Chronicle of Higher Education recently collaborated on a piece that investigated the concerns about undergraduate business students' study habits that are highlighted in the popular book Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses and elsewhere. Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa, authors of Academically Adrift, claim that business majors had the "weake...