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    Re-Imagining Undergraduate Education

    Red Balloon Project - PP WInter 2012An article entitled "Re-Imagining Undergraduate Education" appears in AASCU's Public Purpose magazine. It introduces the reasons why AASCU launched the Red Balloon project and shares examples from a variety of institutions that have adopted the Red Balloon idea and tailored it to their campus needs. The introduction is authored by AASCU Vice President for Academic Leadership and Change, George Mehaffy.
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    Challenge and Change

    In an article entitled “Challenge and Change,” published in the September 2012 issue of EDUCAUSE Review, AASCU Vice President for Academic Leadership and Change, George Mehaffy, takes a wide-ranging look at the fundamental problems facing the academy. He starts by examining the basic ways a university is organized and the problems that poses in today’s environment of reduced resources and rising expectations. He follows this analysis with a review of higher education practices undergoing the challenges of experimentation with new approaches. The article closes with a series of queries about what the role of the university in the 21st Century might become.
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