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Civil Discord – Bridging Ideological Divides in Higher Education : Changing Higher Ed Podcast 207 with Host Dr. Drumm McNaughton and Guest Daniel Oppenheimer

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In this episode of Changing Higher Ed, Drumm welcomes Dan Oppenheimer, Director of Public Affairs for UT Austin's College of Liberal Arts, to discuss the university's groundbreaking "Civil Discord" symposium that was held in March of this year. Vision for the future of civil discourse initiatives in higher education.

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Asian Americans Oppose Considering Race in Admissions

Inside Higher Ed

The majority of Asian Americans approve of the use of standardized test scores in college admissions but oppose the consideration of applicants’ race, according to a new survey from Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Data and the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

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Poll: One-Third of Americans Support Biden’s Debt-Relief Policies

Inside Higher Ed

adults approve of President Biden’s handling of student loan debt, and only 36 percent of those currently paying back loans support the president’s actions, according to survey results released Tuesday from the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

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LYDIA SERMONS

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Sermons holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Temple University and a master’s in broadcast journalism and public affairs from American University. She served as vice president of strategic communications and marketing at Spelman College.

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Virginia Commonwealth’s News Release Battle—With Itself

Inside Higher Ed

The university’s public affairs school published poll results criticizing university leaders, who then insulted the poll’s methodology. The school fired back.

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KRISTIE BOWERS

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

in community and public affairs from Binghamton University as well as a master’s in teaching from Western Carolina University. Kristie Bowers Kristie Bowers has been named associate vice president and director of athletics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.

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MELINDA SPAULDING CHEVALIER

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Melinda Spaulding Chevalier Melinda Spaulding Chevalier has been named vice president for public affairs at Rice University in Houston. She served as vice president of communications and advancement at Texas Southern University. Spaulding Chevalier holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Howard University.