Blog: Confessions of a Community College Dean  Although it’s always true that my posts here reflect my own opinion, and not those of my employer, it seems worth reiterating in this case.  This is my personal…

When the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in the U.S., and it became clear that it would require a massive shift in day-to-day life, higher education responded quickly. Most colleges and universities quickly extended spring breaks, evaluated…

CDC Issues New Guidance for Colleges May 20, 12:41 p.m. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidance Tuesday for colleges on slowing the spread of coronavirus. The guidance describes behaviors colleges can promote to…

Blog: University of VenusAcademic workplaces are on the verge of becoming more inequitable for mothers. Here’s what they can do. During the time of coronavirus, mothers are essential workers taking on additional roles and a major mental load. For…

When I first traveled to Japan as an exchange student in 2001, I lived in northern Kyoto, a block from the Kitayama subway station. My first time using the train to get to my university…