Inside Academe Vol. XIX No. 2 2013-2014 Effective trustees are deeply engaged at their institutions, identifying problems and creating solutions. Two such leaders are University of Colorado regents Jim Geddes and Sue Sharkey. Together, Geddes and Sharkey recognized the limitations Continue reading Univ of CO expands non-discrimination policy to include political affiliation and political philosophy
On Dec 17, 2013, we asked Colgate alumni about their experience with athletics and academics. 4177 Colgate alumni were asked to participate; 870 completed the survey. The margin of error is ± 2.96. The survey was prompted by a Letter Continue reading What was your experience of Athletics and Academics at Colgate ?
College Tuition Increases Slow, but Government Aid Falls http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303672404579152021987960980 By Douglas Belkin and Caroline Porter Updated Oct. 22, 2013 8:13 p.m. ET After decades of rampant growth, the rate of tuition increases at U.S. colleges and universities has slowed for Continue reading Students Continue to Suffer From a Cycle of Rising Costs and Debt
By Greg Narag and Maggie O’Connor, Board members, A Better Colgate May 17, 2013 – Members of A Better Colgate are disappointed – but not surprised – to learn via National Review Online of recent controversial events occurring at Continue reading Here We Go Again: Disturbing Déjà vu on Swarthmore (and formerly Colgate’s) President Rebecca Chopp
We’re feeling pretty good about the results of the Colgate University Alumni Council Directors election! More people participated than last year: 6,541 in 2012 and 6,205 in 2011. The votes for the petition candidates grew markedly: an average of 47% Continue reading Petition Candidates Rock 2012 Colgate University Alumni Council Election!
Over the years, there have been changes at Colgate that have transformed the DNA of the ‘Gate – and not in a good way. There has been an explosive growth in the number of staff; faculty voted again to ban Continue reading It’s Time for Alumni to Directly Elect a Third of the Trustees