What’s Dennis Reading? – 10/22/2014

Student Affairs, Boards, and Rebuilding the Public Trust by Kevin Kruger, Trusteeship Gallup survey results released in April of this year showed that 89 percent of those polled feel that higher education institutions need to change to better serve the needs of today’s students, with only 49 percents of U.S. adults seeing evidence that such change…

Staff Notes

Please note the following the staff changes for University 101 Programs:  Kevin Clarke – Assistant Director for Faculty Development and Assessment Catherine Sale Greene – Assistant Director for Campus Partnerships Tricia Kennedy – Assistant Director for Peer Leadership


UofSC only SC university participating in nationwide health program

The University of South Carolina is the only university representing South Carolina in the Jed and Clinton Health Matters Campus Program (The Campus Program). The program is designed to help colleges and universities prevent the two leading causes of death in young adults: unintentional injuries, including those caused by prescription drug overdoses or alcohol poisoning,…


What’s Dennis Reading? – 10/8/2014

Is It Finally Time to Kill the Credit Hour? by Carol Geary Schneider, Liberal Education It has been proposed by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to reimagine the credit hour as it is currently being used in higher education and find a way to measure competency more accurately. Even though an alternative to the…

Nominate students to become University 101 Peer Leaders

Nominate exemplary rising juniors and seniors to become fall 2015 University 101 Peer Leaders. The early decision deadline for students studying abroad in spring 2015 and those interested in going through selection during the fall semester is Sunday, Oct. 26. The final application deadline is Friday, Jan. 16, 2015.  Please contact Tricia Kennedy with questions.