SCHEV & HIGHER ED NEWS
Early college admissions by the numbers
"For many colleges, early applications are becoming the new normal. At the University of Virginia ... There were about 25,000 early hopefuls for the public flagship university’s Class of 2023, up 17 percent from the previous year ... U-Va. is hardly alone. Many schools, public and private, report significant increases in early applications," reports The Washington Post.
Photo Caption: The Rotunda at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.
Council to meet January 14; joined by former Virginia Supreme Court Justice John Charles Thomas and Reynolds Community College President Dr. Paula Pando
Photo: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) will hold a regularly scheduled one-day meeting January 14 in Richmond. The meeting also includes a presentation titled “Civic Discourse, Leadership and Higher Education” from the Honorable John Charles Thomas, a former Justice of the Virginia Supreme Court, and remarks from Reynolds Community College President, Dr. Paula Pando.
Editorial: The new education revolution
A recent Atlantic magazine article "makes the case that education is ... something that has to be continued throughout someone’s entire work career. 'Lifelong learning' is such a cliché it’s easy to forget just how profound this point is. To put this in more practical terms: The concept of 'lifelong learning' completely upends the way the United States structures, and funds, education. This is a trend with some pretty challenging policy implications," according to this Roanoke Times editorial
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