Why Welcome Digital Discussion Groups?

Why Welcome Digital Discussion Groups?

Have you noticed that chalkboards are turning into class-sized computer screens, or that school libraries are looking more like coffee shops where directed group discussions and collaborative efforts are being held on students’ personal devices? Digital discussion...

11 Symptoms of Financial Aid Office Trouble

11 Symptoms of Financial Aid Office Trouble

Overseeing the financial aid office is a daunting task with many possible points of failure and a whole new vocabulary. When the office is not running at optimum health, errors and omissions will appear in audits or program reviews by the U.S. Department of Education....

Absolute Craziness On College Campuses

Absolute Craziness On College Campuses

Craziness is the overriding adjective for secular colleges these days, and even a few Christian colleges. Here are some news bites hinting at the degree of this craziness on college campuses: State colleges in California have six gender options for new students,...

The Professional Development Budget: Can You Cut It?

The Professional Development Budget: Can You Cut It?

We all agree that colleges are facing significant financial challenges and need to do everything possible to improve the bottom line. We would also agree that developing our employees professionally is important.   So, can you cut the professional development budget?...

What Active Board Members Do Besides Meet

What Active Board Members Do Besides Meet

What do active board members do when they are not meeting in session on campus? How do they make a difference for their students? The board members at Yellowstone Christian College, a very small but growing school in Montana, provide an example worthy of imitation:...

22 Keys to Safe Study Abroad Programs & Mission Trips

As your students consider studying abroad or taking mission trips, the excitement in planning their itinerary often overshadows planning how to stay safe. A productive trip begins with arriving and assimilating safely, so here are some tips that you can reproduce,...

It’s the Leadership Process, Not the Plan

It’s the Leadership Process, Not the Plan

On October 17, 1777, English General, Gentlemen Johnny Burgoyne, surrendered an entire British Army to Horatio Gates, commander of the American forces at Saratoga, New York. If the battle of Lexington produced the “shot heard round the world” then Burgoyne’s surrender...

You Know Your School Has Gone Left When . . .

You Know Your School Has Gone Left When . . .

Is your college or university on the way to becoming a liberal college?  The following thoughts are culled from discussions with faculty and staff at several Christian colleges and universities. You know your Christian college or university has gone or is moving Left...