higher education

  • Charles Dorn higher education

    Charles Dorn on “Story in the Public Square,” November 4, 2017

    Higher education in the United States is a nearly-$600 billion per year industry that some observers describe as unsustainable and on the verge of a fundamental crisis. Guest, Charles Dorn argues those stories are overblown and that colleges and universities can still serve the common good. Charles Dorn is a Professor of Education, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, and Associate Affirmative Action Officer at Bowdoin College. Professor Dorn’s research into … Read More

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    Racial Equity: What is the Call for Action for Higher Education?

    Speaker: Bethany Johnson-Javois, CEO of the St. Louis Integrated Health Network Bethany Johnson-Javois, Former Ferguson Commission Managing Director and CEO of the St. Louis Integrated Health Network will engage with attendees to re-connect with their leadership purpose and reflect on lessons learned from her work to address community-level trauma and toxic stress spurred by the events in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9, 2014. Ms. Johnson-Javois will outline a series of … Read More

  • Pell Center Executive Director Jim Ludes moderates the lecture about Pope Francis' encyclical letter as panelists Craig Condella, Deb Curtis, Jayme Hennessy, Susan Meschwitz and Chad Raymond look out upon a crowd of Salve students and Newport community members

    Spring 2017 Lecture Series Announced

    Today the Pell Center announced our Spring 2017 event series. Tickets to Pell Center events are free. Please RSVP in advance for each event on the Pell Center’s Eventbrite page, and call 401-341-2927 or email pellcenter@salve.edu with any questions or concerns. Please note, most events this spring will take place at the Bazarsky Lecture Hall in the O’Hare Academic Center. The exception is our March 28, 2017 event, “Rockin’ the … Read More

  • Pell Center Fellow to Instruct Cybersecurity Course

    NEWPORT, R.I.—The Pell Center’s Senior Fellow for Cyber Leadership, Francesca Spidalieri, has designed and is now teaching a new graduate-level course, Management of Cyber Opportunities and Threats (MGT 558). The course, which is a new core requirement, represents a distinctive feature of the Salve Regina MBA program and is open to students from other academic disciplines as well. Cybersecurity is increasingly central to the purview of senior business executives and … Read More

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    New Report Compares the U.S. Financing of Higher Education to Global Competitors

    NEWPORT, R.I. – A report published by the Pell Center at Salve Regina University explores how American students finance their education in comparison to students abroad. The four global models of higher education are represented by the United States, England, Japan, and Denmark. The American model of paying for a college education has led to $1.2 trillion in student loan debt. For the most part, college students in other modern … Read More

  • Pell Center Roundtable: Virtual vs. Classroom

    Today university learning occurs along traditional classroom models but hybrid and online-courses are occurring more and more. While some speculate that the online model will replace traditional-classroom learning, others vehemently disagree. As students, what type of learning experience works best for you? Come join us on Tuesday, October 29th to discuss the virtual classroom. Join us on Tuesday, October 29th, 11:45 a.m. in the Breakfast Room at Ochre Court. Roundtable … Read More

  • One Leader at a Time: Study Highlights Failures of American Higher Ed to Prepare Leaders for Era of Cyber Threat

      Newport, R.I. – America’s colleges and universities are failing to prepare the next generation of leaders for responsibility in an age of cyber threat.  In a new study, “One Leader at a Time: The Failure to Educate Future Leaders for an Age of Persistent Cyber Threat,”  Pell Center Fellow Francesca Spidalieri details the failing of America’s most prestigious graduate programs to prepare their graduates—and ultimately the nation—for leadership of … Read More