Inside the New Schoolhouse: What Boards Can Do to Improve Student Learning, January/February 2014
The January/February issue of Trusteeship offers readers a series of stories—Inside the New Schoolhouse: What Boards Can Do to Improve Student Learning—on a topic of paramount interest to board members and other higher education leaders. Comprehensive coverage includes Peter T. Ewell on The Growing Interest in Academic Quality; Ellen-Earle Chaffee on Learning Metrics: How Can We Know that Students Know What They Are Supposed to Know?; Rebecca-Klein Collins, Stanley O. Ikenberry, and George D. Kuh on Competency-Based Education: What the Board Needs to Know; and a final piece on Lessons Learned about Student Learning: Eight Test Cases. This first issue of the new year is rounded out by David Rubenstein and Richard Riddell writing on Board Chairs and Board Professionals: Partners in Governance; Joseph S. Johnston Jr. on Interim Senior-Level Appointments: Why, When, How?; and Larry D. Shinn on Liberal Education vs. Professional Education: The False Choice. We look forward to hearing from you in 2014.