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An audio newscast that goes behind and beyond the headlines.

An audio newscast that goes behind and beyond the headlines.
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An audio newscast that goes behind and beyond the headlines.

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English


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Program 43: The Nuances of 'Free' Community College / Accreditation for Noninstitutional Providers?

4/10/2015
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On our April 10 (and final) program, Harper College's Ken Ender and Patricia Melton of New Haven Promise join Inside Higher Ed Editor Scott Jaschik and moderator Casey Green to discuss the nuances of the movement to provide "free" community college. In our other segment, Judith Eaton of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and General Assembly's Jake Schwartz explore the prospect of extending accreditation (and potentially federal aid) to noninstitutional providers of education...

Duration:00:33:33

Program 42: 'Campus Carry' Laws Spread / Subsidizing College Sports

4/5/2015
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On our April 3 program, Lone Star College President Shah Ardalan and Firmin DeBrabander of Maryland Institute College of Art join Inside Higher Ed Editor Scott Jaschik and moderator Casey Green to discuss the spread of "campus carry" gun laws in numerous states. In our other segment, Rutgers University's Mark R. Killingsworth joins the program for a conversation about a new analysis of athletics spending at the New Jersey university, one of the country's most subsidized college sports...

Duration:00:31:27

Program 41: University Leaders Under Siege / Lamar Alexander's Higher Ed Act

3/27/2015
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In our March 27 program, the University of Pennsylvania's Peter Eckel joins Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and the moderator Casey Green to discuss the ouster of the University of Mississippi's chancellor and the growing political pressure on public university leaders. In our second segment, Kevin James of the American Enterprise Institute analyzes the proposals that the top Republican on the Senate education committee has laid out for renewing the law governing most federal higher...

Duration:00:37:26

Program 40: Racist Acts vs. Free Speech / Paying Professors for Retention

3/20/2015
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In one segment of our March 20 program, Tracy Mitrano of Mitrano & Associates and Robert Shibley of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education joined Inside Higher Ed's Doug Lederman and the moderator Casey Green for a conversation about tension between free speech rights and efforts to ensure a welcoming campus environment, prompted by the University of Oklahoma's decision to expel students who joined in a racist fraternity chant. In our second segment, Coastal Carolina...

Duration:00:30:28

Program 39: Zeroed Out in Arizona / A More Assertive Gates Foundation (March 13, 2015)

3/13/2015
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On our March 13 program, Pima Community College District's Lee D. Lambert and Stephen Katsinas of the University of Alabama join Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and the moderator Casey Green to analyze Arizona's decision to end state funding for Pima and the Maricopa County Community College District. In the other segment, Daniel Greenstein of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Claremont Graduate University's Scott Thomas for a discussion of the major foundation's new higher...

Duration:00:33:59

Program 38: Sweet Briar's Stunning Decision to Close (March 6, 2015)

3/6/2015
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The new edition of This Week focused on the week's undisputed big story: Sweet Briar College's surprising announcement that it would shut its doors this summer. President James F. Jones joined Inside Higher Ed's Doug Lederman and the moderator Casey Green to explain the college's decision and the factors behind it. Then two experts, Agnes Scott College's Elizabeth Kiss and Alice Brown, president emeritus of the Appalachian College Association, discussed the implications of Sweet Briar's...

Duration:00:37:47

Program 37: A Day Without Adjuncts / Rewriting (AP) History (Feb. 27, 2015)

2/27/2015
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In one segment of our February 27 program, Stanford University's Roland Greene and the New Faculty Majority's Maria Maisto join Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and the moderator Casey Green for a conversation about the impact and implications of National Adjunct Walkout Day. And in our other segment, Jim Grossman of the American Historical Association discusses the fight over AP history in Oklahoma and elsewhere. This Week on This Week: A Day of ProtestA Day Without Adjuncts*** Whose...

Duration:00:34:13

Program 36: Lobbying the Admissions Office / New Model for Adjuncts (Feb. 20, 2015)

2/20/2015
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On our Feb. 20 program, David Hawkins of the National Association for College Admission Counseling and Todd Rinehart of the University of Denver join Inside Higher Ed Editor Scott Jaschik to discuss a recent controversy involving presidential influence in admissions at the University of Texas at Austin. And in our other segment, the University of Denver's Arthur Jones and Henry Reichman of the American Association of University Professors explore Denver's new approach to employing...

Duration:00:29:20

Program 35: FAFSA Simplification / The Battle Over the 'Wisconsin Idea' (Feb. 13, 2015)

2/13/2015
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On our Feb. 13 program, Justin Draeger of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, Kristin Conklin of HCM Strategists, and Kim Cook of the National College Access Network discuss proposals to simplify the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. In our other segment, Alan Knox of the University of Wisconsin at Madison and John Thelin of the University of Kentucky discuss the battle over Gov. Scott Walker's plans for the University of Wisconsin and the "Wisconsin...

Duration:00:30:00

Program 34: Stressed Out College Freshmen / Should Colleges Do Business in Saudi Arabia? (Feb. 6, 2015)

2/6/2015
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On our Feb. 6 program, Kevin Eagan of UCLA's Cooperative Institutional Research Program and Kevin Kruger of NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education joined Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and This Week moderator Casey Green to review and analyze the findings of this year's freshmen survey, which showed students under ever-growing stress. In our other segment, Algonquin College's Jack Wilson and the consultant Liz Reisberg discuss the climate for foreign universities...

Duration:00:40:13