Catch up on the most compelling higher-ed stories you may have missed this week

Every Friday, I’ll recap some of the most interesting and thought-provoking news developments that occurred over the week.

I can’t fit all of this week’s news stories here, though, so feel free to visit and read up on other news you may have missed.

In this week’s news:

Replacing the SATs in admissions–what comes next?
Here’s how a ubiquitous portable, cloud-based ePortfolio-like solution begun in high school could help make college admissions more inclusive.

Should institutions have better “employer leadership?”
A new brief outlines how employers can work to strengthen the talent pipeline from colleges & universities under current accreditation regulations.

Data analytics simulation asks students to strategize
A new Harvard Business Publishing simulation by Tom Davenport teaches students the power of analytics in decision-making.

Fresno State targets Latino, African American graduation rates
Fresno State joined a national network focused on closing the academic achievement gap between white and underrepresented minority students and increasing graduation rates.

About the Author:

Laura Ascione

Laura Ascione is the Managing Editor, Content Services at eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's prestigious Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura

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