Episode 40: (College) Credit Where Credit is Due
An ACE Task Force of college and university presidents and chancellors released a report last month offering recommendations on reimagining policies on transfer of college credit. Anne Holton, co-chair of the task force and a professor at George Mason University, and task force member Anne Kress, president of Northern Virginia Community College, visit the podcast to talk about the report, best practices for transfer of credit, and helping students succeed. Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show: Reimagining Transfer for Student Success Doing Transfer Right Inside Higher Ed | March 29, 2021 ACE Issue Brief Suggests Framework for Campus Vaccination Requirement Questions Likely Legal, ‘Vaccine Passports’ Emerge as the Next Coronavirus Divide The New York Times (sub. req.) | April 7, 2021 Biden's Billions for Higher Ed Inside Higher Ed | April 1, 2021 Colleges and Universities, Higher Ed Groups Call on Congress to Double the Maximum Pell Grant Related posts from the Higher Education Today blog: Innovating the Transfer Pipeline Through Regional Partnerships Feb. 5, 2021 Pathways to Community College Transformation Jan. 24, 2020 LISTEN & SUBSCRIBE Choose your preferred player: Apple Podcasts Google Play Music Google Podcasts iHeartRadio Radio.com app Spotify Stitcher TuneIn Amazon Music ABOUT THE SHOW Each episode of dotEDU presents a deep dive into a major public policy issue impacting college campuses and students across the country. Hosts from ACE are joined by guest experts to lead you through thought-provoking conversations on topics such as campus free speech, diversity in admissions, college costs and affordability, and more. Find all episodes of the podcast at the dotEDU page. Tweet suggestions, links, and questions to @ACEducation or email email@example.com. HOSTS Jon Fansmith is a director of government relations at ACE. He represents ACE and its members on matters related to the federal budget and appropriations process, with a particular focus on student aid. Mushtaq Gunja serves as vice president and chief of staff at ACE, where he is in charge of strategic initiatives, communications, and membership. Sarah Spreitzer is a director of government relations at ACE. She represents ACE and its members on matters related to research policy and funding, federal policy, international students, immigration, and legislative issues.