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Region’s new college presidents chart their own course

September 18, 2017

Six new presidents have been named at private higher education institutions in southeastern Wisconsin recently, including Alverno President Andrea Lee, IHM. BizTimes talked with each of them about their transitions and their visions for each of the schools.

 

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Alverno College sets nimble course to grow enrollment, respond to changing workforce needs

September 18, 2017

After a comprehensive year-long strategic planning process that was built around invited input from the College community, alumnae, and key business and civic leaders in Milwaukee and around the country, Alverno announced its strategic plan. Andrea Lee, IHM, president of Alverno College, sat down with The Journal Sentinel to talk about where the college is headed.

 

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Wendy Powers Discusses the Impact of DACA Decision

September 7, 2017

 

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Alverno’s associate vice president of Student Affairs, Wendy Powers, spoke with WUWM about President Trump’s decision on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and how it will affect Wisconsin students.

She also spoke with AM620 WTMJ about his call for an end to the  program. You can listen to that interview here:

 

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You won’t get grades at these colleges

August 26, 2017

At Alverno we don’t give grades, but what we do give is so much more valuable. The feedback our students receive is much more detailed than a letter grade, highlighting their strengths as well as areas where they can improve. Voice of America spoke to a couple of our students to get their take on feedback, as well as Kathy Lake, acting vice president of Academic Affairs.

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Could grades be counterproductive?

August 10, 2017

Kathy Lake, vice president for Academic Affairs, weighs in on the debate in this article by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Could Grades Be Counterproductive – The Chronicle of Higher Education

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