Academic journal article College and University

Editor's Note

Academic journal article College and University

Editor's Note

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Did the nagging pay off? Was it really nagging? Perhaps it might better be termed "encouraging." fm referring to the repeated pleas to our membership to provide articles for C&U, something we all apparently find highly desirable but which we rarely find the time to do.

So in this issue, the answer to the first question is a resounding "yes"! With the exception of the excellent article exploring online graduate school applications vis-a-vis minority students, everything else in this issue has been written by "our own."

Grade inflation and its effect on grade reports and transcripts at Indiana University is explored by R. Gerald Pugh; fraud on the electronic campus (shades of the totally paperless completely electronic campus!) is covered by David Sauter.

In The Forum, Richard Riehl gives advice on handling the potentially unhaldle-able; Tom Johnson provides a book review; and Jim Frey gives additional advice concerning international students.

All in all, satisfactory for now. AACRAOans, keep up the good work; keep those articles rolling in. But for now, this is the season for re-creation, so rest, relax, enjoy, and come back to first semester 2000 a new person.

Instructions to Authors

The C&U Editorial Board welcomes manuscripts for publication in College & University, AACRAO's scholarly research journal. AACRAO members are especially encouraged to submit articles pertaining to their own experiences with emerging issues or innovative practices within the profession.

The Board also welcomes comments on articles, timely issues in higher education, and other topics of interest to this journal's readers in the form of letters to the editor or longer guest commentary. We especially invite AACRAO members to participate in reviewing books.

Manuscript Preparation

Manuscripts for feature articles should be no longer than 4,500 words. Manuscripts for guest commentary and book reviews should not exceed 2,000 words. Letters to the editor will ordinarily be limited to 200 words.

All submissions must be saved to an IBM-compatible disk (Microsoft Word, preferably) and include a hard-copy original printed on 8. …

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