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Each episode of dotEDU presents a deep dive into major higher education issues impacting college campuses and students across the country. Hosts from the American Council on Education joined by guest experts lead you through thought-provoking conversations around topics such as campus free speech, diversity in admissions, college costs and affordability, and more.

Each episode of dotEDU presents a deep dive into major higher education issues impacting college campuses and students across the country. Hosts from the American Council on Education joined by guest experts lead you through thought-provoking conversations around topics such as campus free speech, diversity in admissions, college costs and affordability, and more.
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Each episode of dotEDU presents a deep dive into major higher education issues impacting college campuses and students across the country. Hosts from the American Council on Education joined by guest experts lead you through thought-provoking conversations around topics such as campus free speech, diversity in admissions, college costs and affordability, and more.

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Episode 09: Student Success is Institutional Success

11/12/2019
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Co-hosts Jon Fansmith and Lorelle Espinosa talk with ACE President Ted Mitchell about how higher education is re-imagining student success and the need for institutions to adapt to the changing face of their student bodies. Ted discusses ACE's recent Regional Summit in Kansas City and how higher education can reclaim the high ground and better serve our students through the college experience and beyond. Afterward, Jon and Lorelle talk about recent developments in Congress and the...

Duration:00:33:55

Episode 08: Setting Up Student Veterans for Success

10/28/2019
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Seventy-five years since the GI Bill changed the face of higher education, college leaders are striving to learn more about how to serve the latest generation of student veterans. Jared Lyon, president and CEO of Student Veterans of America, joins hosts Sarah Spreitzer and Jon Turk to talk about why student veterans are considered the “tip of the spear” for the upcoming wave of post-traditional students. Later, Sarah and Jon discuss the latest developments in Congress’s reauthorization of...

Duration:00:43:18

Episode 07: Asian American Students in Higher Ed… It’s Complicated

10/15/2019
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Just a week after a district court judge rejected claims that Harvard University intentionally discriminates against Asian American applicants, Julie J. Park, associate professor of education at the University of Maryland, College Park, talks with hosts Jon Fansmith and Lorelle Espinosa about what this decision means for the future of diversity in higher education. They also discuss why Asian American students’ experiences don’t always fit with the “model minority” stereotypes and what...

Duration:00:37:43

Episode 06: Big Data Goes to College

9/30/2019
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Lindsay Wayt, director of analytics for the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), discusses how colleges and universities are using analytics to achieve the essential goals of a 21st century campus—building campuses that focus on student success, managing costs, improving efficiency, and more. She also gives an overview of a new set of principles from NACUBO, the Association for Institutional Research (AIR), and EDUCAUSE designed to help higher education...

Duration:00:41:31

Episode 05: Beyond the Admissions Letter: Helping Disadvantaged Students Succeed in College

9/16/2019
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Anthony “Tony” Jack, Harvard professor and author of “The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges are Failing Disadvantaged Students” talks with ACE hosts Jon Fansmith and Lorelle Espinosa about his own experience as a poor, but privileged, student and why getting into college is not the last hurdle students like him face at elite colleges and other institutions. Jack offers unique solutions to challenges like food insecurity, social isolation, and something he calls the “hidden...

Duration:00:34:44

Episode 04: The Current Climate for International Students in the United States

8/16/2019
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Brad Farnsworth, ACE's vice president for global engagement, talks with our podcast hosts about recent trends in international student enrollment, delays in issuing student visas, global partnerships, and whether the Trump administration's policies and rhetoric are impacting international higher education. Just back from a trip to China, Farnsworth has particular insight into how these trends and policies are playing out in Beijing and for Chinese students who want to study in the United...

Duration:00:42:58

Episode 03: HSIs Are Narrowing Racial Gaps for Latinx Students

8/14/2019
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Hispanic student enrollment in higher education has doubled in the last decade. Where are these students going, what do they need, how do Hispanic-serving Institution (HSIs) fit into the equation, and how is the current political climate affecting them? In this episode, John Aguilar, executive director of legislative affairs at the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), discusses Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) students, Dreamers, and how HSIs are leading...

Duration:00:38:06

Episode 02: Lifting Up Men of Color in Higher Ed

8/13/2019
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Multiple barriers stand between African American and Latino men and college completion. It’s a complex problem that secondary and postsecondary institutions, educators, and policymakers alike have been trying to address, yet finding ways to apply research to practice requires a community-wide effort. In this episode, Victor Saenz talks about his work as part of the Project MALES (Mentoring to Achieve Latino Educational Success) Student Fellows Mentoring Program at the University of Texas...

Duration:00:29:41

Episode 01: Closing the College Success Gap for Low-income Students

8/12/2019
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In recent decades, low-income students have applied to and started attending college in greater numbers than ever before. But even as the college-attendance gap between rich and poor has shrunk, the gap in the number of college graduates has grown. How can we keep closing the first gap, and begin to address the second? In this episode, Jim McCorkell talks about College Possible’s flagship initiative—an intensive curriculum of coaching and support to help low-income students enroll in...

Duration:00:40:27

Episode 00: Introducing dotEDU

6/25/2019
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Jon Fansmith, director of government relations at the American Council on Education (ACE) introduces ACE’s new podcast, dotEDU. Each episode of dotEDU presents a deep dive into a major higher education issue impacting college campuses and students across the country.

Duration:00:01:16