Competency Based Education


"A 'Disruptive' Look at Competency-Based Education" from the Center for American Progress Competency Based education IS the future.  Those who haven't figured this out have their heads stuck in sand.  The question is What does it actually mean and what will it take to move your institution that direction.  The article at the link [...]

Competency Based Education2018-06-05T09:03:41+00:00

President’s Plan to Make College More Affordable


The White House issued a news release today entitled:"Fact Sheet on the President's Plan to Make College More Affordable: A Better Bargain for the Middle Class." I encourage you to take the time to read the article at the link above. Regardless of your politics, the issue of rising college costs and low graduation [...]

President’s Plan to Make College More Affordable2018-06-05T05:39:24+00:00

Looking Ahead


What Got You Here Won’t Get You There Rick Upchurch, Former President, ACCESS March 5, 2013 "President's Report" My first ACCESS conference was in Dallas, Texas.  I was immediately impressed with the real sense of professional collegiality and willingness of the members to share and collaborate.   As the years have gone by, I [...]

Looking Ahead2018-06-05T05:39:42+00:00