ITTPC and IMTPC Now Accepting Nominations for Outstanding Tutor and Outstanding Mentor Awards
The respective ITTPC and IMTPC committees are now accepting Outstanding Tutor Award and Outstanding Mentor Award nominations for the 2014-2015 academic year. The awards are given annually to one peer tutor and one peer mentor from any one of our certified tutor training or mentor training programs. The awards honor the work of student tutors and peer mentors who contribute much to the academic success of their peers and enrich our professional lives through their hard work, dedication, and enthusiasm. All completed applications must be received no later than 11:59 PM on May 15, 2015. Partial or incomplete applications will not be considered. Please visit the ITTPC or IMTPC pages and click on the appropriate tabs for complete guidelines.
2015 Annual Conference Call for Proposals: Now Closed
The 2015 Annual Conference Call for Proposals is now closed. Thank you to all those who submitted a proposal! We are still looking for volunteers to review submissions. If you are interested in serving as a reviewer, you can sign up here.
Education Department turns up heat on for-profits with job-placement-rate scrutiny, three months before gainful-employment rules kick in. But lack of federal standards for placement rates causes confusion.
U of Akron cuts the price of certain general education classes by 86 percent, and boasts that they will be less expensive than those at community colleges. But two-year institutions disagree, and professors say effort is penny-wise and pound-foolish.Image Source:University of Akron
Ohio budget bill proposes a ban on full-time-faculty unions at public institutions where professors do nearly anything beyond teaching and research.