BY ANA BROWN, LISA K. HANASONO, MARY-JON LUDY, JENNIFER Q. MCCARY, M. ELISE RADINA, JOLIE A. SHEFFER, AND SHERI WELLS-JENSEN Published in Liberal Education (AAC&U), October 20, 2022. For more than a decade, US universities and colleges have publicly asserted commitments to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA). However, these efforts have mostly resulted in … Continue reading A Moon Shot for Diversity and Accessibility: Shared governance is needed for meaningful change
Author: Jolie A. Sheffer
Recognizing Our Humanity: How the Pandemic Helped Us Value Each Other.
By Mary-Jon Ludy, Elise M. Radina, and Jolie A. Sheffer Published in Liberal Education (AAC&U), February 16, 2023. As academic institutions navigate the pandemic’s everchanging phases, college and university employees are often asked how work in higher education has changed in a positive way. When considering this question, we—a group of academic leaders from two … Continue reading Recognizing Our Humanity: How the Pandemic Helped Us Value Each Other.
Pieces of the Puzzle: The importance of shared governance
BY JOLIE A. SHEFFER, LISA K. HANASONO, CHARLES KANWISCHER, W. JOHN KOOLAGE, MARY-JON LUDY, LAURA LANDRY-MEYER, EKATERINA I. NOYES, M. ELISE RADINA, AND JERRY SCHNEPP Published in Liberal Education (AAC&U), Winter 2022. The COVID-19 pandemic brought a new crisis to US universities, with severe financial pressures resulting from lost tuition dollars prompting campus leaders to … Continue reading Pieces of the Puzzle: The importance of shared governance
Some Thoughts on MLK Day 2020
What follows is the text of a speech I gave at the 31st Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. tribute, sponsored by the Bowling Green Human Relations Commission. Thank you so much for inviting me here, and for coming out to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Before I … Continue reading Some Thoughts on MLK Day 2020
Using Omeka in Graduate Classes
The following blog post was published on Omeka.org at: Using Omeka in Graduate Classes Like most of us involved in graduate education, I’m concerned about my students being able to find meaningful, challenging employment in a time where academic jobs are increasingly scarce. But even more broadly, I care about all of my students’ ability to … Continue reading Using Omeka in Graduate Classes
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