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The NCAA Women’s Basketball Champion, if Brains Beat Brawn

Inside Higher Ed

The NCAA Women’s Basketball Champion, if Brains Beat Brawn Johanna Alonso Wed, 03/20/2024 - 03:00 AM An Inside Higher Ed annual tradition since 2006: the Academic Performance Tournament. And the winner is … Byline(s) Johanna Alonso

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The NCAA Men’s Basketball Champion, if Brains Beat Brawn

Inside Higher Ed

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Champion, if Brains Beat Brawn Doug Lederman Mon, 03/18/2024 - 03:00 AM An Inside Higher Ed annual tradition since 2006: the Academic Performance Tournament. This year's winner is . Byline(s) Doug Lederman

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Amy Gutmann’s $23 Million and the Triumph of Cynicism

Inside Higher Ed

In 2006, University of Pennsylvania president Amy Gutmann was photographed at a Halloween party standing next to a student dressed as a suicide bomber. The University of Pennsylvania paid its former president almost $23 million in 2021—prompting Jonathan Zimmerman to ask, where is the outrage?

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A Tribute to Dr. James A. Banks — The Father of Multicultural Education: In These Troubling Anti-EDI Times

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Referencing Parekh (2006), “Multicultural education is an education for freedom that is essential in today’s ethnically polarized and troubled world” (p.7). That was 2006; now, look at the state of affairs in 2024. This is a major misguided perception of those who oppose EDI. I want to end with a most timely quote.

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University of Miami President to Lead at UCLA

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

He served as Mexico’s secretary of health from 2000 to 2006, when his reform efforts helped expand access to health care for more than 55 million uninsured people. Among his career accomplishments, the Mexico native was the founding director of Mexico’s National Institute of Public Health.

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Annual Black, Brown, College Bound Summit Commences March 6

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The BBCB Summit has seen more than 5,000 participants since 2006, including students from nearly two dozen different states. “The summit is open to all students allowing a space to network and connect with others who have surpassed the obstacles and become successful. The path to that success beginning with completing a college degree.”

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C2YC Past Award Recipients

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Bentley, Moraine Valley Community College 2008 – Sarah Evenson-Merranko, College of Southern Maryland 2007 – Not awarded 2006 – Kari Kahler, Northwestern Michigan College 2005 – Nancy W. Dean, Richard Bland College 2009 – Nancy W.