Higher Education Has Role In NWI’s Past, Future
Since 1859, when Valparaiso University — the Region’s oldest university — was founded, higher education has played a vital role in bolstering Northwest Indiana’s success and contributing to the region’s character and resiliency. Over...
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How Should Colleges And Universities Handle Claims Of Sexual Assault And Sex Discrimination? What Is Government’s Role In This Process?
Allegations of sexual assault and sex discrimination on college campuses is a serious issue, and several recent reports have garnered national media attention and raised the awareness of the general public. As a result, college campuses and...
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What Is The Role Of College Athletics, And Should Student-Athletes Be Paid?
In August, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced it would allow more autonomy for colleges and universities regarding the ways in which they support student-athletes. This decision will likely engender changes to financial...
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Presidents And Chancellors
“One Region for Northwest Indiana’s Quality of Life” Series By: Mark A. Heckler, Ph.D. President, Valparaiso University August 2014 One Region is a membership organization of engaged citizens from Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties. Its Board...
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What Are The Benefits Of A Liberal Arts Education From An Employer’s Perspective?
What is one to make of a liberal arts education these days? Presidential aspirant Marco Rubio proclaims that we need more welders and fewer philosophers — even though his claims that welders earn more than philosophers were quickly disproved....
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