As our computer screens filled with tiny squares of faces of students and faculty alike, we watched them fidget with their chairs and screens and heard their voices ring in our earphones ... Social distancing measures took hold at Wheaton College forcing the same screen encounters that are now spreading across higher education nationwide.
In the wake of the effort to control the rapid spread of...
Three years ago, I graduated with an associate degree in liberal arts from Northern Essex Community College (NECC) in Haverhill, Mass. Although I was one of over a thousand students to graduate that day, my situation was a little different than those of my peers. You see, I am a full-time faculty member at NECC with a Ph.D. in organic chemistry.
I had decided the year before to go undercover by...
#OpenEd21 and #OER folks! I'm excited to share this CC-BY licensed @RWU_Senate resolution for course marking! Please share widely and help get this in the hands of student governments who need a model! Let's make #highered more equitable for all students!
NEBHE is excited to launch the North Star Collective (NSC), a group of 13 #NewEngland institutions committed to #reparativejustice and uplifting #BIPOC faculty. The pilot year will include equity work on campuses and a BIPOC Faculty Fellowship