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The Magazine for Leaders in Education: Fighting FIRE WITH …

Fighting FIRE WITH … Jennifer C. Patterson Planning and Preparation Are Key To Campus Safety In spite of the best plans, fires do occur. When they do, the lessons learned can help prevent a reoccurrence. And no fire in recent memory is more filled with valuable lessons purchased by tragedy than the one at Seton […]

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The Magazine for Leaders in Education: Residence halls without walls: “Virtual Rooms” at the University of Dayton make uncertain roommate meetings a thing of the past

Residence halls without walls: “Virtual Rooms” at the University of Dayton make uncertain roommate meetings a thing of the past – profiles in change Nicole Rivard When one of my best friends and I decided to room together in college many people told us it might ruin our friendship. They were wrong, and looking back, […]

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The Magazine for Leaders in Education: Matrix database: a sampling of higher-education facts and figures – Brief Article

Matrix database: a sampling of higher-education facts and figures – Brief Article – Statistical Data Included Faculty Salaries [GRAPHIC OMITTED] SAT Stats Number of people who took the SAT in 1998-99: 2.2 million. Number of high-school seniors who took the SAT in 1998-99: 1.2 million. Mean SAT scores of high-school seniors in 1998-99: Combined-1016 (verbal: […]

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Mount Holyoke opts for optional

Should SATs be considered in the admissions process?: Mount Holyoke opts for optional Nicole Rivard Mary Lyon, who founded Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Mass., in 1837, faced many challenges, such as starting a women’s college during an economic depression and trying to free women from the stereotype that they were better suited to the […]

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The Magazine for Leaders in Education: Apple launches more powerful iMacs and Power Mac G4s – News: noteworthy people, programs, funding, and technological advances in the world of higher education

Apple launches more powerful iMacs and Power Mac G4s – News: noteworthy people, programs, funding, and technological advances in the world of higher education – Brief Article Al Branch Looking to exceed its PC counterparts in speed, power and ease of use, Apple recently launched a spate of improved iMacs and Power Mac G4 computers. […]

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The Magazine for Leaders in Education: Web-Based Virtual Campus Tours

Web-Based Virtual Campus Tours Odvard Egil Dyrli As students and parents demand more information to help them make the best higher-education decisions, the Internet is rapidly becoming the preferred medium or “browsing” colleges, universities, and two-year schools. In its recent survey on the use of information technologies in college application processes, the Art & Science […]

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The Magazine for Leaders in Education: E-Philanthropy: is it a fundraiser’s dream?

E-Philanthropy: is it a fundraiser’s dream? – written on the web Odvard Egil Dyrli Although fundraising on the Internet is still in its infancy, it is touted by professionals as one of the most powerful higher-education fundraising vehicles ever developed–a fundraiser’s dream, according to one consultant. Since a large percentage of Internet users are college […]

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The Magazine for Leaders in Education: Dot-edu thrives with DynaPortal – Product news: higher-education and technology products, projects, and services

Dot-edu thrives with DynaPortal – Product news: higher-education and technology products, projects, and services – Drury University When Drury University decided to relaunch its Web site, it turned to DynaPortal, portal software developed by BiznizWeb Inc. The result is a cutting edge Web site, featuring constantly updated content and feature stories like a major news […]

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The Magazine for Leaders in Education: On the Front Line: A Conversation With Resident Assistant Dan Oltersdorf

On the Front Line: A Conversation With Resident Assistant Dan Oltersdorf – Interview Colleen Roach Approximately 100,000 resident assistants work and live on U.S. college campuses. Since college administrators can’t be everywhere all the time, an RA can be their eyes and ears when it comes to safety and other student issues. Training RAs properly […]

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The Magazine for Leaders in Education: Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College – Money Matters – American Indian Teacher Corps Project

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College – Money Matters – American Indian Teacher Corps Project – Brief Article The United States Department of Education awarded $859,132 to Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, Cloquet, Minn., to fund the college’s American Indian Teacher Corps Project. The grant funding for the collaborative project between FDLTCC […]