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Five questions for departing community college leader | The News & Observer

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Aug 282015
 
Five questions for departing community college leader | The News & Observer

Scott Ralls became president of the N.C. Community College System in 2008 at the dawn of the recession. He would preside over a period of intense growth during a severe state budget crisis. But while absorbing thousands of unemployed workers who sought training, credentials and hope, the state’s 58 community colleges also began to reinvent themselves.

At Auburn, Athletics and Academics Collide | The Wall Street Journal

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Aug 272015
 
At Auburn, Athletics and Academics Collide | The Wall Street Journal

In 2013, Auburn University’s curriculum review committee took up the case of a small, unpopular undergraduate major called public administration. After concluding that the major added very little to the school’s academic mission, the committee voted to eliminate it.