News from Higher Education
MacMurray College to inaugurate first female president (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Ill., will inaugurate its first female president this weekend.
Southern Regional Education Board Faults University Programs That Prepare School Principals (Chronicle of Higher Education)
State governments, universities, and local school districts need to be doing much more in tandem to improve the programs that train school principals, according to a report set for release today by the Southern Regional Education Board.
Now settled, Perry looks to the future (Journal Gazette & Times-Courier)
CHARLESTON — Having spent a few months getting settled in at Eastern Illinois University, President William Perry is taking time to look at the university’s past and its future. Of Eastern’s past, Perry said it has a tradition of excellence, values personal relationships and creates opportunities, and these are the types of values the school will be taking into the future.
Peterson to be next SCC president (The Southern Illinoisan)
ULLIN - Larry E. Peterson will be the sixth president of Shawnee Community College, the board of trustees decided Monday night.
ECC's Knapp singled out for honors (Courier News)
Virginia Knapp, director of corporate training for Elgin Community College, has been named 2007 Illinois Community College Economic Workforce Development professional of the year.
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