Like a lot of people, I take advantage of summer to catch up on some of the books and articles that slipped by during the year. Of course, my bookbag tends to be heavy with readings on the state of higher education. Which makes for some heavy beach fare. Even a cursory glance at the news media tells you that colleges and universities face some daunting challenges. But there is plenty of good news, particularly at Wheaton.
Our college achieved extraordinary results in 2012–2013, and as we embark on a new school year, it seems fitting to pause for a moment and reflect on what we have accomplished. A short list of highlights includes: [Read more...]