15 February, 2006

The Chronicle of Higher Education: Today's Most E-Mailed

The Chronicle of Higher Education: Today's Most E-Mailed

Here are today's top 20 e-mailed articles from The Chronicle.

1. Study of Predictors of Success in College Finds Students Taking Increasingly Complex Paths to Degrees

2. American Professor Is Fired at University in United Arab Emirates for Using Controversial Cartoons in Class.
This should help faculty recruiting. Somewhere.

Interesting that the first of the two says "the rigor of a student's high-school curriculum is the strongest indicator of whether he or she will earn a college degree, regardless of major. The "academic intensity" of students' high-school courses played a larger role than did their grades and standardized test scores, according to the report, "The Toolbox Revisited: Paths to Degree Completion From High School Through College." "

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