There is a quote I once read that if I remember correctly goes “Close your eyes for a moment and take a deep breath. Remember what is really important in life and forget all the rest. Grab life, live and love every moment.” I am not even sure who that should be attributed to, and … More A COMMENTARY: TAKING A DEEP BREATH
I want to begin this column with the same expression of appreciation and hope that I made last year, and regrettably had to make the year before that: to our members, your families, as well as your institutional families for health and continued courage during these extraordinary times. You may have lost a friend or … More Accreditation in a Pandemic
With the beginning of the New Year, I want to start my column by first extending my best wishes to our members, your families, as well as your institutional families for health and continued fortitude in what can only be described as an era of unpredictability. Each of us celebrates, recognizes, or simply accepts the … More A. Commentary: Upholding the ACBSP Promise in an Era of Unpredictability
There are certain moments in our respective lifetimes in which we remember exactly where we were when human life seemingly changed direction at that moment; forever etched in our minds. For some, it has been November 22, 1963, when America became united in grief after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Jr. For others, … More A. Commentary: ACBSP Leadership During a Once-In-A-Lifetime Crisis
It’s no secret that student loan debt in 2019 is at the highest point ever in the history of higher education. The most recent student loan debt statistics show just how serious the student loan debt crisis has now become. According to a recent article in Forbes, there are more than 44 million borrowers who collectively owe $1.5 trillion in student loan debt in the U.S. alone. Further, student loan debt is now the second highest consumer debt category, behind only mortgage debt, with borrowers on average owing more than $30,000 when they leave school; whether they graduate or not. … More A New Way to Tackle Student Loan Debt: Innovative or Predatory?