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By Dr. Elizabeth True — Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management and Title IX Coordinator at Maine Maritime Academy
As a more “normal” fall semester appears likely with the increased availability of COVID-19 vaccines, many have been reflecting upon what we learned in this past year and what adaptations will become permanent in post-pandemic life. Higher education, long considered tradition-bound and resistant to change, had to pivot, respond, and adapt in record time in… Continue reading >
We hope you will join one of our sessions at NASPA's Virtual Conference Session Title VPSA + CDO: A Winning Combination? Session Date/Time 3/23/2021 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Presenters Ellen Heffernan, President of Spelman Johnson Robert Page, CEO of the Legacy Group Online Session Description A current emerging trend is embedding the institutional… Continue reading >
As we struggle with safely opening our schools and colleges across the United States this presents a moment for us to stop and consider what a true foundation our k-12 schools and two year and four year colleges and universities provide to us as a nation. Imperfect as our educational system may sometimes be, our… Continue reading >