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Public Policy Update

by on March 1, 2013

Alcohol and Other Drugs
This American Life (#1 Party School from 2009 was Penn State (and we get to hear Spainer trip over himself), yet very relevant and might be a good educational piece, for students and Boards!)
Tufts Winter Bash Leads to Violations
Bars Being Paid NOT to Serve Alcohol
61 Students Involved in Drug Bust
CO Opens Door to Marijuana Tourism

Campus Safety
Sexual Assault on Campus, a Frustrating Search for Justice
How Should State Laws Define Rape
Bob Beckel – Rape on Campus Doesn’t Happen (There. Are. No. Words.)
Bob Beckel Addresses Rape Comments
How/Why Does he Base this Assumption
U CO Offers Ways to Avoid Rape
U of Iowa Shares Data with Local Sheriff on Students Seeking Gun Permits

Financial Issues in Higher Education
Affordability and Value
Was College Worth It?
Flaws in College Score Card

Health in Higher Education
Morning-After Pill Does Not Cause Abortion, Study Says

Latina/o Issues and Trends
Almost Half of all Americans Favor Path for Citizenship and Stronger Border Control on Immigration.
Latino Approval Rating of President Obama at 73%
Low Numbers of Latino Tenured Faculty at State Community Colleges and Universities
Using a Latino Lens to Reimagine Aid Design and Delivery
The Viability of Immigration Reform in 2013

Call for Nomination of Programs that Demonstrate Evidence in Accelerating Latino Student Effectiveness at the Associate, Baccalaureate and Graduate Level.
Center for Latino Research at Depaul University
Libros (New scholarly books listed and excerpts taken from The Chronicle of Higher Education)
Experimental Latin American Cinema: History and Aesthetics by Cynthia Tompkins (University of Texas Press; 294 pages; $60). A comparative study of 17 recent films by 11 filmmakers from Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, Mexico, Paraguay, and Peru.
Views of the Cordilleras and Monuments of the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas: A Critical Edition by Alexander von Humboldt, edited by Vera M. Kutzinski and Ottmar Ette (University of Chicago Press; 618 pages; $65). Scholarly edition of a work published in French between 1810 and 1813 recounting the Latin American discoveries of the Prussian geographer, naturalist, and explorer.
Surrealism in Latin American Literature: Searching for Breton’s Ghost by Melanie Nicholson (Palgrave Macmillan; 267 pages; $85). Focuses on Argentina, Chile, Mexico, and Peru in a study of Surrealism’s afterlife in Latin America.

Commission’s Report Outlines Education Priorities (please listen – and share. It Channels Will McAvoy (without the swearing))
EMU Under Fire for Use of Huron Logo
NCAA Missteps

Parent and Family Relations
Let’s Drop Helicopter Parents From our Vocabulary

Spirituality and Religion in Higher Education
Pew: US Catholics Divided on Future of the Church

How Social Media Impacts Self Esteem
Twice as Many MOOCs
How EdX Plans to Earn and Share Revenue

Women in Student Affairs
Why are Women Outpacing Men (tongue bleeding from biting so hard…)


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