IU East is preparing for a visit from the The Higher Learning Commission during the upcoming Fall semester. The HLC is an independent corporation and one of two commission members of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), which is one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. In the U.S., [...]
Archive for July, 2011
New Orleans, or NOLA, is a great place to attend a conference. I recently attended my fifth American Library Association annual meeting there. In June 2006, ALA was the first conference in NOLA after Hurricane Katrina laid waste to the City. It was in the New Orleans convention center that was made famous by the [...]
This year, while attending the annual American Library Association conference, graduate intern Sarah Gilchrist presented on “The Library Living Room: Creating Learning Relationships” (you can see her poster behind her in the picture). Thousands of librarians from all over the country attend the ALA annual conference, and Sarah’s presentation gave us a chance to share [...]
Happy Fourth of July! Whether you celebrate with family or cookouts or fireworks, our country’s birthday is a good opportunity to reflect on freedom.
And the freedom that our Founding Fathers most espoused was the freedom of ideas. “I must study politics and war, that our sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. Our [...]