The University of Arizona


How Institutions are Simplifying Degree Pathways and Class Registration

Should institutions follow suit of businesses and take a “less is more” approach when it comes to degree pathways and class registration?

It’s a question that many colleges and universities are pondering themselves. Statistically, just over 50 percent of U.S. college students graduate within six years (Inside Higher Ed). Many factors contribute to this figure, including the...

UA Leaders Talk Supporting Hispanic Students as an HSI

In April, the University of Arizona officially earned the designation of Hispanic-Serving Institution from the U.S. Department of Education. Now, Arizona and its campus leaders are working to ensure the UA is creating an environment that is reflective of its HSI status.

The HSI designation marks a significant milestone in school history, demonstrating that a quarter of the student population is Hispanic. Over the past five years, Hispanic undergraduate enrollment has increased by 29...

Angela Gunder Receives 2018 MERLOT Distinguished Service Award

Angela Gunder, Director of Instructional Design and Curriculum Development for the Office of Digital Learning, has received the Distinguished Service Award from the Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT). The award is MERLOT’s highest honor.

The recipient of the award exemplifies the vision that brings MERLOT members together to create the MERLOT Community.

“Gunder is an Associate Editor...