Several institutions are using a work authorization program that doesn’t need federal approval to help international students get jobs and internships. International students hoping to get their Optional Practical Training federal authorization, which allows them to work in the U.S., are experiencing months-long delays. But colleges around the country are using a workaround to help them take advantage of internships and
“In the best of circumstances, an American liberal arts education… focuses on how to ask the right questions” As an American, I’ve been immersed in the liberal arts all my life, so I’m always surprised when I’m asked by colleagues in the UK about its benefits, and how it could improve British higher education. The breadth of a US liberal
Last summer, Lyon College cut the size of its governing Board of Trustees in half — a move that defies common trends for private liberal arts colleges at a time when those institutions are facing greater upheaval and challenges. Historically, private colleges have had sprawling governing boards, with community leaders, business leaders and even church leaders getting a seat at the table.