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The Presidency

Spring 2015

The Presidency Spring 2015 cover

On The Cover

Kristina Cowan

Contrary to misconceptions, colleges and universities know more than ever about how well their graduates’ degrees have prepared them for life.

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    Data Wise: A Liberal Arts College’s Commitment to Outcomes Transparency

    David R. Anderson

    St. Olaf College (MA)—the first liberal arts institution to receive the Council for Higher Education Accreditation’s award for Outstanding Institutional Practice in Student Learning Outcomes—believes sharing student outcomes is imperative.

  • How to Explode a Myth: Reshaping the Conversation About the Liberal Arts

    Carol Geary Schneider

    If you think “liberal arts graduate” is a synonym for “unemployable,” you haven’t been paying attention.

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    Knowledge is Power

    Stephanie A. Bond Huie

    In the case of higher education, consumers are not getting the information they need to make informed choices.

  • Q&A

    Q&A: Letting Outcomes Come Out

    Tysen Kendig

    It’s clear that institutions should collect and highlight their outcomes—in students’ lives, in groundbreaking new knowledge, and in local and state economies. But it’s not always clear how best to do that.

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    Student Outcomes

    Contrary to misconceptions, colleges and universities know more than ever about how well their graduates’ degrees have prepared them for life.

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