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The Magazine for Leaders in Education: Testing times for the SAT – commentary

Testing times for the SAT – commentary – Brief Article Christopher R.L. Blake By all accounts this year has heralded a bright millennial dawn for that great equalizer, educational assessment. Any fears about the readiness of public school graduates for academia would seem to have been quashed. SAT results from the College Board indicate that […]

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The Magazine for Leaders in Education: Damon City Campus – COLLEAGUES – dean of academic services

Damon City Campus – COLLEAGUES – dean of academic services – Brief Article Barbara M. Connolly has been named dean of academic services at the Damon City Campus in downtown Rochester. In this newly created position, Connolly will oversee and provide leadership for the academic programs and courses taught at the Damon Campus, including new […]

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The Magazine for Leaders in Education: Ten Tips for safer Computing

Ten Tips for safer Computing Stephanie Brenowitz 1 RISK–Analyze your department’s risk in order to develop emergency procedures and to balance against access and privacy concerns. Critical assets are programs or data that the department cannot function without on a daily basis; essential assets that are needed on a weekly basis; while other documents or […]

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want to make money and serve your students better? Some colleges are doing this by underwriting loans to graduate students

Looking at lending: want to make money and serve your students better? Some colleges are doing this by underwriting loans to graduate students Judith Harkham Semas Saint Mary’s University-Texas had a problem. Graduate students complained that, instead of the single loan payments they expected when they first sought financial aid, they were getting bills from […]

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The Magazine for Leaders in Education: The Data Warehouse Toolkit – Reviews: looking before leaping on the `E’ bandwagon

The Data Warehouse Toolkit – Reviews: looking before leaping on the `E’ bandwagon – Review Jennifer C. Patterson The Data Warehouse Toolkit Ralph Kimball (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1996) You’ve decided that your university would benefit from building a data warehouse. Bearing in mind Georgetown University’s Ronald Allen’s comment to “inform yourself” (see “Designing […]

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The Magazine for Leaders in Education: Easy access: web-centered tutoring helps colleges assist students anytime, anywhere

Easy access: web-centered tutoring helps colleges assist students anytime, anywhere – written on the web Odvard Egil Dyrli As a college faculty member and academic adviser, I often recommended tutors for students who required extra help in courses–particularly in mathematics and science–needed to improve their study skills, or had difficulty communicating thoughts in writing. While […]

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The Magazine for Leaders in Education: Monroe Community College – Business Connections

Monroe Community College – Business Connections – Brief Article Toyota Motor Sales, USA Inc. has named Monroe Community College’s Lexus\Toyota automotive technician training program one of the top four in the country. The ranking resulted from a yearlong evaluation Toyota made of all 57 of its Technical Education Network programs. Each was judged on the […]

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Security.edu

Security.edu Stephanie Brenowitz Do You Know Where Your Script Kiddies Are Tonight? A computer systems administrator at Virginia Polytechnic had just gotten his morning cup of coffee and was sitting down to a routine check of his department’s computers when he noticed something was amiss. His computer usually logs the activity of his department’s computers […]

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The Magazine for Leaders in Education: Sarah Lawrence College – AWARDS – Liberal Arts College of the Year

Sarah Lawrence College – AWARDS – Liberal Arts College of the Year – Brief Article For the first time, the 2000 edition of The Best College for You, a co-publication of TIME magazine and The Princeton Review, has named four different types of institutions as Colleges of the Year to reflect the diversity in higher […]

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The Magazine for Leaders in Education: The University of Michigan’s admission policy: The debate continues – News: noteworthy people, programs, funding, and technological advances in the world of higher education

The University of Michigan’s admission policy: The debate continues – News: noteworthy people, programs, funding, and technological advances in the world of higher education – Brief Article Al Branch Opponents of affirmative action and race-conscious forms of college admissions racked up another victory recently when a Detroit federal judge declared that such practices at the […]