The determination of Centre College’s faculty and staff is evident in their being awarded five ACS grants in the recent cycle. The Lane Report, a Kentucky business news outlet, featured the college in its January, 2018 issue.
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MIssissippi station WJTV recently aired a piece that focuses on Millsaps’ international students and a new program called International Perspectives.
A life-size sculpture of beloved writer Eudora Welty, commissioned by two Millsaps College alumni and created by an alumnus, was unveiled and dedicated on Nov. 13th at the College. Read the full story at the Millsaps website.
Laura Pappano’s recent “In a Volatile Climate on Campus, Professors Teach on Tenterhooks,” (New York Times, October 31, 2017) highlights the work of ACS faculty.
David Thomas was named the 12th president of Atlanta’s Morehouse College. Currently a chaired professor of business administration at Harvard Business School, the Missouri native states that although he attended Yale as an undergraduate, he also wanted to go to Morehouse. Dr. Thomas assumes his office January 1, 2018.
Taking decisive action to reverse the trend of skyrocketing college costs, Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) will decrease its published price for tuition and mandatory fees by more than 50 percent for the 2018-19 academic year, to $17,650. Known as a “tuition reset,” Birmingham-Southern’s new pricing initiative reverts tuition and mandatory fees back to the level they… Read more »
The recent launch of our new shared legal services initiative caught the attention of Inside Higher Education. Read the full story at their site.
The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) that Spelman and Millsaps Colleges are among ten colleges and universities nation-wide that will launch Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Campus Centers to address racial issues on their campuses and in their communities. “In the aftermath of the horrific, heartbreaking events in Charlottesville, we must not be silent…. Read more »
Millsaps has launched a program to bring students from India to the college under a program sponsored by Next Genius. Read more.
The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) is lobbying Congress for a loophole in federal antitrust laws so that private colleges can collaborate to reduce costs. Read on. . .
Furman’s vice president for finance and administration, Mary Lou Merkt, has been asked to become chair of the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) . More details at the Furman University website.
Right Fit, described by The Observer as a “boutique colleges admissions consultancy,” released its list of best colleges in each state, including four ACS institutions.
Morehouse College today announced the sudden and unexpected death of Interim President William “Bill” Taggart. Taggart had been on the job only a few months before his passing, and had spent the previous day participating enthusiastically in the annual meeting of the presidents of our member colleges and universities. ACS wishes to express our deep and sincere condolences… Read more »
Our short guide to hosting an ACS meeting is aimed at office managers and assistants who may be asked to arrange the details for ACS deans or presidents meetings. We often receive questions about the expectations and responsibilities of meeting hosts versus ACS staff in making these meetings happen.
Dr. Anita Davis, ACS Director of Diversity and Inclusion, is overseeing a student and faculty campus climate benchmarking pilot project during the spring semester, 2017. A variety of educational, non-profit, and government agencies use climate surveys to learn more about whether the organizational culture is perceived as welcoming and inclusive by people from different identities… Read more »
Dr. Bradley Caskey, the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, has been selected as the new provost and vice president for academic affairs at Birmingham-Southern College. Dr. Caskey will assume the position July 1, 2017. The provost and vice president for academic affairs reports directly to the… Read more »