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A Global Vision for Higher Education

Monday, July 29, 2013

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By Constance St. Germain, Esq. VP & Dean, School of Public Service & Health at American Public University In 2009, the UNESCO Communiqué offered a holistic approach for higher education as part of a focus on serving a higher, public good by creating a global vision for higher education. By stressing cooperation with stakeholders at the institutional level and across international boundaries, the UNESCO Communiqué position advocates strong support for increasing access to higher education for minority (i.e.

Understanding the Association of American Colleges and How it Benefits Higher Learning

Friday, November 2, 2012

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By Dr. Kathryn A. Broyles Program Director, General Studies at American Public University The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), founded in 1915, is a professional educational organization comprised of colleges and universities from across the country. AAC&U membership is open to all institutions of higher education whether public, private, traditional, online, for-profit or nonprofit.

Humane Education: What’s YOUR Mission?

Thursday, November 1, 2012

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By Dr. Kathleen J. Tate Program Director, M.Ed. in Teaching. American Public University What is Humane Education? In April 2012, I wrote a blog titled Humane Education: Who, What, and Why? about an important and growing niche of education, as well as classroom examples and resources. I was later thrilled to read an online Forbes interview with Zoe Weil, the president and co-founder of the Institute for Humane Education (IHE).

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