Dr. Edward F. Leonard III, who is currently president of Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas, has been named the 14th president of Birmingham-Southern College, college officials announced Wednesday. In his eight years at Bethany, Leonard grew enrollment more than a third and completed the school’s largest fundraising campaign. The small liberal arts college improved facilities… Read more »
Activate your classroom and engage your students using videos, projects and discussion. The David E. Shi Center for Sustainability is pleased to announce a new workshop program to assist faculty as they infuse a new method of assessment into the classroom with an all-inclusive on-line learning module. Full Cost Analysis (FCA) is a method… Read more »
The library directors (or designees) of the 16 institutions in the Associated Colleges of the South gathered last week in Atlanta. It was the first such birds-of-a-feather ACS meeting to include an attendee from each of the colleges, which made us librarians proud. ACS’s new president, R. Owen Williams, joined us for the entire meeting…. Read more »
All of higher education has been under the gun for some time; with recession, out came the cannons. Liberal arts colleges have been especially battered, such that they could use a new narrative. At the Associated Colleges of the South — a consortium of 16 nationally recognized liberal arts colleges — we believe it is… Read more »
Faculty at the liberal arts colleges and universities that make up the ACS membership are gearing up for the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare (1564-1616). Professors Scott Newstok at Rhodes Colllege and Hank Dobin at Washington and Lee are collaborating on a project to identify and help coordinate the numerous Shakespeare-related events that will… Read more »
ACS President Dr. Owen Williams was part of a select group of college representatives invited to attend the College Opportunity Day of Action, hosted on December 4th, 2014, by President and Mrs. Obama at the White House in Washington, D.C. Invited representatives of colleges and universities were asked to draw up formal statements of commitment… Read more »
The Associated Colleges of the South, headquartered in Atlanta, is proud to announce that Dr. David L. Morton has joined the organization as Director of Communications and Technology. Morton will manage numerous initiatives that provide training, communications channels, and other products and services to the 16 nationally recognized liberal arts colleges who are members of… Read more »
This collection features selections developed from the ACS/NITLE call for case studies in blended learning, digital collaboration, and the liberal arts. We hope that these case studies will prove illuminating, and we have also included an index to projects sponsored by the ACS blended learning program (organized by type of project) and a resources section.