What’s Dennis Reading – April 3

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This week, Vice President Dennis Pruitt is reading:

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Truth and Consequences” by Susan M. Schneider

What comes first: the behavior that causes a consequence, or the behavior from the outcome of a consequence? We are now in a society that needs both nature and nurture, not one verse the other. How do these consequences affect the work that we do and the future choices that we make? Schneider digs deeper into the concept and shows us how looking at this topic has shown light on many other questions.

The Three-Year Bachelor’s Degree: Reform Measure or Red Herring?” by Daniel J. Hurley and Thomas L. Harnisch

Many colleges are starting to offer students the option of a three year bachelor’s degree to help students save time and money. Other universities argue that these three year programs do not help make college more affordable, ignore the need to students to have a balance of life-work balance and compromise learning. Hurley and Harnisch take a look at both sides of the issue and how it could affect college students across the country.

 

Let Dennis know if you are reading the same articles or if you have questions/comments about what he is reading!

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