• Mar 8, 2011
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Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Faculty Affairs and Professor University of Michigan Ketra L. Armstrong is currently the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Faculty Affairs, Professor of Sport Management in the School of Kinesiology, and an Affiliate Faculty in the Department of African American Studies at the University of Michigan (U-M). Prior to […]

Sarah E. Anthony Director of Finance & Strategic Partnership and Ingham County Commissioner Michigan College Access Network Biography Sarah Anthony is the Director of Finance and Strategic Partnerships for the Michigan College Access Network (MCAN). In this role, Sarah is responsible for the financial and administrative functions of the organization. Additionally, Sarah maintains existing and […]

Fellowship Curriculum The NLA curriculum and learning strategies draw upon traditional leadership theory and recent scholarship that investigates the roles of leaders under highly contested and complex conditions. This pedagogical approach will empower institutional and organizational leaders with the knowledge, tools, and courage needed to lead effectively on their campuses and across the system of […]

Last weekend, I attended the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association in Chicago. As a first time AERA participant, I have to admit I was a bit overwhelmed—as I expected—by the number of people who descended on the River North area of town to share and learn from the latest educational research. It […]

Months of planning came together this past Tuesday with the National Forum’s webinar on the subject of Holistic Support for Undocumented Students in a Rapidly Changing Policy Environment. The webinar was a collaboration between the National Forum and several cosponsor organizations: the National Center for Institutional Diversity, the Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education (CCCIE), […]

“At the core of our work is a desire to make a difference in our society through impacting the way higher education responds to its role to serve the public good.” – Betty Overton, Director for the National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good  The National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good […]

Over the last few weeks, I have had the privilege of participating in a series of events that each highlighted, in their own way, the necessity of foregrounding a public good mission in American higher education. On November 5-6, the Rackham Graduate School here at the University of Michigan hosted a compelling Summit on Diversity […]

By Margaret Brower I have only worked at the National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good for two semesters now, and yet I have learned so much.  Last week’s webinar, “Broadening Access for Undocumented Students: Federal Policy Implications for Higher Education Professionals,” has become one of many benchmarks undergirding my personal growth, our […]

By Silvena Chan At the Kettering Foundation last week, I doled out my usual uncompromising suggestions about community accountability: that it should be at the forefront of any institution or organization community engagement work.  I meant it, and I still mean it when I assert that constant commitment to accountability is the only way to […]