New England Board of Higher Education, October 01 2013
New Directions for Higher Education: Q&A with Author Richard Arum on Undergrad Learning. Philip DiSalvio, dean of the College of Advancing & Professional Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston, speaks with Richard Arum, co-author (with Josipa Roksa) of Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses. Arum and Roksa pose fundamental questions about whether undergraduates are really learning anything during their undergraduate experience.
UMass Boston soccer player Krista Ledin has been named the Little East Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the fourth time in her career. Teammate Kristen Spain has been named the Little East Conference Goaltender of the Week. Spain set the UMass Boston program record for career shutouts on Saturday afternoon.