Academic journal article College and University

Editor's Note

Academic journal article College and University

Editor's Note

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The publication timeline for College & University is such that I am writing this editor's note in early April, just before the A AC RAO Annual Meeting. As I reviewed the program to plan my schedule at the meeting, I couldn't help thinking that so many of the sessions would make excellent article topics for C&U. If you've presented at the Annual Meeting, or another conference, consider turning your presentation into an article for C&Ui

This edition contains three research-focused articles. Krishna Bista examines how international students obtained college information when they were in their home countries and how that played into their decision-making process.

Brian B. Gibbens, Mary A. Williams, Anna K. Strain, and Courtney D. M. Hoff compare student performance in biology courses before and after the switch from quarters to semesters at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Student performance was assessed by examining grade distributions, point totals, and scores on archived exam questions.

Kristen Albright Waters reviews the history of teleworking and research on the benefits and challenges it presents, identifying information managers should know before developing policies for teleworking.

This edition's Forum section includes several timely articles. Monique Perry provides pragmatic strategies for addressing the expectations of students in the Millennial generation.

Stephen J. Handel offers ten interesting observations on the significant changes that have occurred in college admissions during the past decade.

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