Monthly Archives: September 2011

Dorothy Durkin and the Belief in Education

Dorothy Durkin and the Belief in Education Last night my wife and I had the opportunity to attend the memorial service for our friend and colleague Dorothy Durkin.  The memorial was held on the beautiful NYU campus. While it was … Continue reading

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Great Chicago Board Meeting

In an earlier email I talked about the outstanding volunteer spirit of the UPCEA members.  https://shaeffersforays.wordpress.com/2011/08/05/shaeffers-top-ten-reasons-to-be-cynical/  My best estimate is that, including the Regions, Committees, Commissions, and the COPs, UPCEA has as many as 700 active volunteers.  Clearly, our volunteer … Continue reading

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Summit on Online Learning Redux

I have just returned from four great days in Chicago.  You might assume that I spent my days in Chicago taking in as many Cubs games as possible, but unfortunately, you’d be wrong.  I spent the first two days meeting … Continue reading

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Summit on the Future of Online Learning

Summit on the Future of Online Learning Note: Don’t forget to read all the way to the bottom of this post – there’s a fabulous opportunity for all of you to be involved in this incredible event! We are seeing … Continue reading

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Thinking of my colleagues

Flooding Closes Colleges in Northeast Colleges continue to face unusual weather conditions as the academic year starts. Colleges in Pennsylvania, parts of New York State and elsewhere faced flooding — leading to some closings Thursday. Bucknell University, facing concerns about … Continue reading

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