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Collegiate Way News · 2011
- Envying the Phoebes
(23 June 2011)
The need of being versed in country things.
Collegiate Way News · 2009
- Collegiate Reading Recommendations
(4 July 2009)
Books to take to the beach or set beside your summer easy chair.
- Australian Residential College Research Reports
(29 June 2009)
The Australian Survey of Student Engagement looks at residential colleges.
- Collegiate Confirmation from Macau
(28 June 2009)
The University of Macau’s Hengqin campus will have a residential college system.
- Contemplating Collegiate Plans for Pakistan
(22 June 2009)
A strategy session with Ahmad Durrani of the Lahore University of Management Sciences.
- #10 Collegiate Way?
(13 June 2009)
Perhaps this means our revolution is complete.
- Residential Colleges for the University of Macau?
(9 June 2009)
The Macao Daily News recommends a collegiate system for the new Hengqin campus.
- Conversation and Integration in College Life
(7 June 2009)
‘Without conversation and cooperation between subjects and disciplines, the achievements and riches of this place and others like it would be so much more limited than they are.’
- So Sad
(5 June 2009)
Are you looking after the welfare of your graduate students?
- A Toolbox for Every College Office
(5 June 2009)
Household hints for managing a Great Household (where you’re always teaching).
(4 June 2009)
The arc of the moral universe is long, but we can bend it toward justice.
- A New Court for Clare College
(24 May 2009)
New construction in an old college shows how to maintain good collegiate scale.
- “In lilac-time, in lilac-time”
(15 May 2009)
‘He that delights to plant and set, leaves after-ages in his debt.’
- Sketches of Yale’s New Residential Colleges
(13 May 2009)
The style is traditional, and the designs embody many good collegiate principles.
- University World News Notes the Collegiate Way
(5 May 2009)
The proposed residential colleges at LUMS draw more international attention.
- Collegiate Progress in Pakistan
(26 April 2009)
‘Why not live in place where I can have professors as friends?’
- Back to the Future via the Collegiate Way
(22 April 2009)
Mississippi’s residential college: ‘a new kind of academic community.’
- Mississippi Leads the (Collegiate) Way
(14 April 2009)
‘These students will really be able to have a better connection with their professors.’
- Portrait of a College Founder
(8 April 2009)
‘Be not solitary; be not idle.’
- From Charter Schools to Charter Colleges?
(7 April 2009)
Can the residential college movement learn anything from the charter school movement?
- Visiting Vassar’s House System
(2 April 2009)
A leading liberal arts college considers how to strengthen its existing residential programs.
- House Systems for South African Schools
(28 March 2009)
‘Structure is essential for community building.’
- The Fierce Varieties of Men
(20 March 2009)
‘The man who lives in a small community lives in a much larger world.’
- How to Sharply Improve the Quality of Residence Life
(7 March 2009)
Fill all the residential staff positions open this year across the country with Ph.D.’s.
- Students Against Theme Halls
(2 March 2009)
‘Every dorm on campus should have the benefits of a residential college.’
- Stirrings at Stanford?
(20 February 2009)
An undergraduate wonders why Stanford’s housing isn’t as good as its collegiate peers.
- “You may blame Aphrodite”
(9 February 2009)
You’re always teaching. Even on Valentine’s Day.
- An Early Sighting of “the Collegiate Way of Living”
(2 February 2009)
‘I cannot but say, I reckon the collegiate way of living in our English Universities, where lads have their particular tutors, as well as each house has a separate master, empowered to keep in order his own society, much to be preferred to the living so at large.’
- More Intellectual Fun at the University of Malaya
(1 February 2009)
The University of Malaya knows how to do ‘intellectual fun’ in residential college life.
- Colleges for the Lahore University of Management Sciences
(26 January 2009)
Residential colleges are planned for an important Pakistani university.
- “Pith o’ sense an’ pride o’ worth”
(25 January 2009)
Robbie Burns’ 250th is a fine opportunity for teaching with-out the curriculum.
- Academic Advising in House Systems and Residential College Systems
(19 January 2009)
Decentralized student advising is a characteristic feature of collegiate universities.
- Ring a Bell for Cambridge Tonight
(17 January 2009)
Help Cambridge University ring in its 800th anniversary celebration.
- If You’ve Been Reading Along, You Already Know This
(15 January 2009)
‘College students find comfort in their pets during hard times.’
- The Twilight of the Germanic University
(13 January 2009)
Curricular reform is always welcome, but that’s not what higher education needs most.
Collegiate Way News · 2008
- The Residential College Movement in Review
(31 December 2008)
In 2008 the collegiate way of living made encouraging advances around the world.
- College Christmas, College Home
(24 December 2008)
A residential college is a great household. It should feel like one at Christmastime.
- Support the Collegiate Way
(10 December 2008)
‘Not for ambition or bread, but for the common wages of their most secret heart.’
- The Festival of Lessons and Carols from King’s
(9 December 2008)
Join millions of people around the world for this great residential college tradition.
- Feed Them and They Will Come
(6 December 2008)
And if you light candles, they may even dress up.
- Renewing the Harvard House System
(3 December 2008)
Harvard’s president calls for long-term renewal of the university’s residential colleges.
- Houses for an Ohio High School
(25 November 2008)
St. John’s Jesuit High School is establishing a comprehensive collegiate house system.
- Chess Championships and Collegiate Fun
(18 November 2008)
Tuanku Bahiyah College will host the GACC World Inter-Varsity Chess Championship.
- A Republic of Letters
(12 November 2008)
The social environment of a residential college should be one of equality and familiarity.
- A New Collegiate Website for CUHK
(10 November 2008)
The Chinese University of Hong Kong reports on its growing residential college system.
- Raising (and Signing) the Residential College Roof
(30 October 2008)
The University of Mississippi understands the importance of collegiate ceremony.
- Tales of Three House Systems
(19 October 2008)
Non-residential house systems are catching on at schools around the world.
- Time Takes Note of Vanderbilt’s Commons
(16 October 2008)
The first-year component of Vanderbilt’s residential college system is off to a good start.
- House Systems as Mutual Aid Societies
(10 October 2008)
What can house systems offer to students in community colleges?
- Tennessee Tech Considers the Collegiate Way
(10 October 2008)
The Cookeville campus looks to Murray State’s residential colleges as a public model.
- “The night of time far surpasseth the day”
(22 September 2008)
‘And who knows when was the equinox?’
- Avast, Ye Scurvy Dogs
(19 September 2008)
If your college has no playful traditions, matey, why would anyone want to belong to it?
- Cornell University Names Flora Rose House
(15 September 2008)
The ‘West Campus’ house system at Cornell University will soon be complete.
- Collegiate Confirmation in Colorado
(12 September 2008)
The University of Colorado continues to include residential colleges in its future plans.
- “Dust in the air suspended”
(11 September 2008)
‘Marks the place where a story ended.’
- Mississippi’s First Residential College Takes Shape
(9 September 2008)
Applications are now being accepted for the college’s opening in Fall 2009.
- The Google College Rankings
(7 September 2008)
The ‘America’s Best Colleges’ edition of U.S. News & World Report is so last millennium.
- Public Schools Urged to Establish House Systems
(31 August 2008)
‘Cornerstone of private schools helps pupils to settle in.’
- Value-Designed Models of Undergraduate Education
(26 August 2008)
Vance Fried incorporates a house system into his low-cost college proposal.
- The Lost Colleges of the University of Coimbra
(18 August 2008)
Miguel Pires Prôa on the residential colleges of Coimbra, translated by Frank Cranmer.
- A Graduate College for the University of Kent
(13 August 2008)
Virginia Woolf College will be Kent’s fifth residential college.
- ‘A Renaissance in Collegiate Education?’
(12 July 2008)
Donald Markwell on the importance of the collegiate way of living in Australia.
- Ryan’s Collegiate Way of Living Now Available Online
(19 June 2008)
The best volume of essays on residential college life is now available online.
- New Hall Becomes Murray Edwards College
(18 June 2008)
A Cambridge University residential college receives a 50th anniversary gift.
- House Systems for Under-Performing Schools
(7 June 2008)
House systems are recommended for UK schools as a performance-boosting measure.
- Sons of This Place
(26 May 2008)
‘Let this of you be said: that you who live are worthy of the dead.’
- University-as-Factory: Taylorism and Fordism Redux
(17 May 2008)
Is ‘the basement of the ivory tower’ an alma mater or an assembly line?
- Bowles Hall and the Collegiate Way of Living
(10 May 2008)
‘One of the problems of such an institution as the University of California is so to subdivide its student body that the advantages of the small group may be retained without sacrificing the even greater advantages of membership in a large university.’
- Adopt an Endangered Food Plant
(1 May 2008)
What a perfect educational and environmental opportunity for a residential college.
- The Global War on Taylorism
(29 April 2008)
Education is not an industrial process.
- A Collegiate House System for Columbia University?
(28 April 2008)
‘We need some sort of mechanism for improving campus community and student life.’
- More Collegiate Plans for Colorado
(28 April 2008)
‘Guiding the construction is the idea that learning can’t be confined to lecture halls.’
- Visiting Virginia’s Brown College on Monroe Hill
(11 April 2008)
The ‘academical village’ is alive and well at Mr. Jefferson’s university.
- The Regimental College
(22 March 2008)
‘Win your world.’
- Yale Alumni Magazine Contemplates College Design
(20 March 2008)
New-college recommendations from alumni and friends (including me).
- Every College a Farm, Every College a Manufactory
(14 March 2008)
A residential college is just the kind of place to counter ‘the extinction of experience.’
- Join or Die
(11 March 2008)
‘Let us dare to read, think, speak and write.’
- Susan Painter on the Psychology of College Spaces
(6 March 2008)
A home-away-from-home is more important than ‘luxury bricks and mortar.’
- More on House Systems in Secondary Schools
(3 March 2008)
‘It is a family approach where younger students look up to the older ones.’
- The Time is Out of Joint
(29 February 2008)
Occasional learning on the 50th birthday of a 200-year-old geologist.
- A Residential College is a Great Household
(21 February 2008)
Membership, not residence, is the key relation, but the language of membership is conspicuously absent from most of American higher education.
- Sublunary Sonnets for a Dark College Night
(20 February 2008)
Will you be teaching with-out the curriculum this evening?
- Yale University Will Add Two Residential Colleges
(20 February 2008)
It will be the first expansion of Yale’s collegiate system since the 1960s.
- Ole Miss Understands Residential Colleges
(11 February 2008)
Students need cross-sectional residential colleges, not segregated theme halls.
- A Middle East Ivy League?
(11 February 2008)
If American higher education is to be exported, let’s export the best it has to offer.
- Woodrow Wilson: British Colleges, German Universities
(3 February 2008)
‘They have never thought of the university as a community of teachers and pupils.’
- New Colleges for the National University of Singapore
(31 January 2008)
Six new residential colleges will extend the reach of the collegiate way in Asia.
- The Collegiate Way Comes to Birmingham
(20 January 2008)
The University of Alabama at Birmingham could be a model for other public campuses.
- Of Houses, History, and High Places
(16 January 2008)
Residential colleges (and school houses) are permanent societies that grow deep roots.
Collegiate Way News · 2007
- A Review of the Residential College Movement in 2007
(30 December 2007)
It’s been a good year for friends of the collegiate way of living around the world.
- Facebook Fans for the Collegiate Way
(29 December 2007)
Please become a ‘fan’ of the Collegiate Way’s new profile on facebook.com.
- “To gather from the air a live tradition”
(21 December 2007)
‘A British college’s annual holiday tradition contains lessons for us all, writes Robert O’Hara’ at Inside Higher Ed.
- Magistri: Hodgson of Newnham and Stewart of Lowell
(12 December 2007)
Humane profiles of the life and work of two residential college masters.
- M/S Explorer, 1969–2007
(23 November 2007)
‘And the great shroud of the sea rolled on as it rolled five thousand years ago.’
- “Against Theme Halls” in Student Affairs Leader
(15 November 2007)
Themed housing is easy to sell, but in education what’s easy isn’t always best.
- Annals of Vulgarity
(9 November 2007)
Profiles in philanthropy: Donald Bren vs. Edward Harkness.
- Clegg Recommends House Systems for All Schools
(9 November 2007)
The collegiate way, at the school level, is part of a major British education proposal.
- Baylor University Plans its Second Residential College
(6 November 2007)
An existing living-learning program will become Baylor’s next collegiate society.
- Lehigh University Explores the Collegiate Way
(6 November 2007)
The Morning Call reports on the establishment of South Mountain College.
- CUHK to Establish Lee Woo Sing College
(23 October 2007)
In 18 months, the Chinese University of Hong Kong has been able to obtain donations to establish five new residential colleges.
- Residential Colleges Featured in Ole Miss Fundraising
(21 October 2007)
Mississippi’s planned residential college system is part of its capital campaign.
- Colleges and Construction at UC San Diego
(17 October 2007)
Eleanor Roosevelt College hosts the Gilbane Higher Education Facilities Forum.
- The Lost Colleges of Coimbra
(16 October 2007)
The vestiges of a once-great college system in Portugal can still be seen today.
- Forty Years of Residential College Life in Binghamton
(6 October 2007)
Hinman College celebrates an important anniversary.
- Talking About Residential Colleges at SMU
(25 September 2007)
Southern Methodist University takes a look down the collegiate way.
- ‘A Large and Liberal Education’
(22 September 2007)
Excellent essays on residential college values, from Trinity College, Melbourne.
- Fairfield University Considers Residential Colleges
(20 September 2007)
A noted Jesuit university in Connecticut contemplates the collegiate way.
- Small Pirate and Lesse Greeke
(16 September 2007)
If your college has no playful traditions, why would anyone want to belong to it?
- Whitman College Opens at Princeton University
(13 September 2007)
First announced in 2002, Princeton’s new college welcomes its first members.
- Thawing Cold Fear in the New Year
(1 September 2007)
‘A largess universal, like the sun / His liberal eye doth give to every one.’
- The Burlington Free Press Reports on Campus Life
(31 August 2007)
A review of recent residential trends on campus, with comments on ‘theme halls.’
- “Golden lads and girls all must”
(31 August 2007)
On ceremony, state funerals, history, and education.
- A Cambridge College Horticultural Profile
(22 August 2007)
‘He that delights to Plant and Set, / Makes After-Ages in his Debt.’
- Duncan College to be Rice’s 11th Residential College
(21 August 2007)
The second new college in as many years will be founded at Rice University.
- A New Graduate College for the University of Otago
(15 August 2007)
Abbey College on the Dunedin campus will be the university’s first graduate college.
- A Collegiate House System for an Oklahoma School
(11 August 2007)
More on the secondary-school counterpart of the residential college movement.
- Faculty-in-Residence at McKendree University
(29 July 2007)
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports on a good first step toward a collegiate system.
- The New York Times on Residential Colleges
(29 July 2007)
In the Education Life section, Bruce Weber reports on ‘The Residential Collage.’
- Residential Colleges to Transform Ole Miss Experience
(27 July 2007)
‘We made a decision not to do “thematic housing” because engineering students (for example) are with other engineers all day long in the classroom. They wouldn’t get the richness of meeting other people from a wide variety of disciplines.’
- Harry Potter and the Collegiate Way of Living
(20 July 2007)
Many people come to the residential college idea by way of the Hogwarts houses.
- The Chinese University of Hong Kong and its Colleges
(15 July 2007)
The new colleges at CUHK are an integral part of the university’s expansion plans.
- Collegiate Summer Reading: The Cambridge Colleges
(8 July 2007)
Take a photographic tour of one of the world’s original residential college systems.
- Residential Colleges of the University of Melbourne
(23 June 2007)
A lovely informal photo tour is available from a Melbourne employee.
- On the Virtues of the Harvard House System
(6 June 2007)
‘There I experienced formal dinners celebrating everything from new sophomores to illustrious past House residents, apple pickings and barbecues, and dining hall conversations about politics and philosophy that went on late into the night.’
- New Colleges at the Chinese University of Hong Kong
(2 June 2007)
C.W. Chu College and Wu Yee Sun College will be home to 900 students in all.
- The Burden of Bad Campus Architecture
(1 June 2007)
Residential colleges don’t require new buildings, but bad old ones can get in the way.
- The Indian Collegiate Way
(21 May 2007)
Valson Thampu is the new Principal of St. Stephen’s College, Delhi.
- House Systems and Communal Dining
(20 May 2007)
‘Ministers believe social and emotional intelligence classes will help stop children from turning into louts.’
- “The beautiful and death-struck year”
(17 May 2007)
Is your campus a warm and friendly Shropshire, or a cold London?
- Restoring the Interpersonal in Higher Education
(9 May 2007)
Newman and Buckley offer a Catholic perspective on the value of residential colleges.
- The Malaysian Collegiate Way
(6 May 2007)
Residential college life is the same (and always popular) everywhere it’s found.
- An American at Cambridge
(30 April 2007)
A sketch of Cambridge collegiate life from visiting American scholar Anthony Grafton.
- Every College Needs an Auspex
(23 April 2007)
Of birds and titles and liberal education. It doesn’t get any better than this.
- The Question Mark Kid
(20 April 2007)
On crime, history, education, and understanding in university life.
- Graduate Tutors for Princeton’s Residential Colleges
(11 April 2007)
Graduate students in residence will enrich the life of the campus.
- Ole Miss and the Collegiate Zeitgeist
(7 April 2007)
Residence life on American campuses has ‘come full circle.’
- Residential Colleges at Fudan University?
(1 April 2007)
A collegiate system is reportedly in the works for the Shanghai university.
- Daily Journal Praises University of Mississippi Colleges
(21 March 2007)
Northeast Mississippi newspaper endorses residential college plans at Ole Miss.
- “When the Classroom Meets the Dorm Room”
(20 March 2007)
The Philadelphia Metro takes note of faculty in residence.
- “What drives us closer to our Vision gets prioritized”
(20 March 2007)
Marketing slogans and vacuous vision statements come and go, but mottos endure.
- Collegiate Progress at the University of Mississippi
(19 March 2007)
Three residential colleges are being planned for the Oxford campus.
- Students Nudging Virginia Back to the Collegiate Way
(16 March 2007)
When it comes to the collegiate way of living, sometimes the students take the lead.
- 50th Anniversary of the Rice Residential Colleges
(14 March 2007)
Celebrating half a century of collegiate life on the Houston campus.
- Families Enrich the Life of Every Residential College
(9 March 2007)
Ustinov College at the University of Durham shows the way.
- The Associated Press Reports on the Collegiate Way
(5 March 2007)
Residential colleges and faculty in residence draw national media attention again.
- Willamette University Puts Faculty in Residence
(28 February 2007)
Kaneko Commons will include many of the elements of a residential college.
- An Open Book Revolution for Higher Education
(25 February 2007)
Oregon State University’s public accounting system should be a model for the world.
- Catholic Residential Colleges in Secular Universities
(22 February 2007)
A colloquium to be hosted in 2008 by St. John’s College at the University of Sydney.
- “Awake ye muses nine, sing me a strain divine”
(8 February 2007)
‘Unwind the solemn twine, and tie my Valentine!’
- House Systems in Secondary Schools
(7 February 2007)
The Goleta Valley Junior High School in California has created a house system.
- A Window Onto Whitman College
(31 January 2007)
Princeton University offers a photographic tour of its newest residential college.
- House Systems and Residential College Systems
(10 January 2007)
Both seek to divide a large school into smaller, human-friendly components.
- A Freshman Yard for Vanderbilt’s Residential Colleges
(8 January 2007)
Vanderbilt to open freshman Commons as the basis of its collegiate system.
Collegiate Way News · 2006
- Music from St. John’s College, Cambridge
(28 December 2006)
A performance of Duruflé’s Requiem is now available online.
- Collegiate Contests and Intellectual Inquisitions
(24 December 2006)
Teach everywhere, everyday, and they will learn everywhere, everyday.
- A History for Trevelyan College, Durham
(21 December 2006)
Susan Martin’s ‘Trevs: A Celebration of 40 Years’ has just been published.
- Lessons and Carols from King’s College, Cambridge
(7 December 2006)
This annual Christmas service embodies many important residential college principles.
- A Residential College for the University of Monterrey
(4 December 2006)
A second university in Mexico starts a collegiate system.
- The Social Psychology of Education: Adults Matter
(3 December 2006)
The more grown-ups talk to young people, the smarter the young people get.
- Hogwarts U: The Collegiate Way at Inside Higher Ed
(28 November 2006)
‘The future of higher education may lie in the English-speaking world’s oldest model of university organization, writes Robert O’Hara.’
- Uncovering Genuine Diversity
(20 November 2006)
A bookshelf is the clearest window into a person’s soul.
- Snapshot of a Collegiate Conversion
(16 November 2006)
Princeton University establishes a new residential college website.
- McDonalds Does Not Have a Gong
(25 October 2006)
But at least one residential college dining hall does.
- Avoiding Self-Parody
(15 October 2006)
They’ll always make fun, but that doesn’t mean we have to provide them with material.
- Student Commentary on Yale’s Collegiate Expansion
(11 October 2006)
Well-reasoned proposals from students are always worth listening to.
- Coach Odysseus
(9 October 2006)
An ‘image of excellence’ for college sports? Excellence in corruption and violence, says Robert O’Hara in The New Yorker.
- More on Murray State’s Collegiate Anniversary
(7 October 2006)
‘Mom, think Harry Potter.’
- Murray State’s Residential Colleges at Ten
(5 October 2006)
A collegiate system in Kentucky celebrates an anniversary.
- More Good Reports from Lincoln Hall at WVU
(2 October 2006)
West Virginia University’s first residential college keeps making news.
- Princeton’s Tilghman on Residential Colleges
(26 September 2006)
A four-year collegiate system is the university’s most important development.
- Yale Considers Two More Residential Colleges
(25 September 2006)
Proposals to expand the undergraduate population are discussed.
- Small Pirate and Lesse Greeke, Arrr
(18 September 2006)
Fill your college with joy, love, laughter, and pirates (of doom).
- Student Housing: Education vs. Marketing
(15 September 2006)
Why do some universities bother to house students at all?
- Chariots of Fire: College Sports as it Should Be
(14 September 2006)
An exemplary model of sport and collegiate charity from Cambridge University.
- Students Relish Residential Colleges
(30 August 2006)
More collegiate news and views from ‘The Australian.’
- Tea: The Foundation of Residential College Life
(28 August 2006)
Begin with tea, and everything else in residential college life will follow.
- Henry to be First Master of Brooks College at Baylor
(25 August 2006)
Baylor University’s first residential college will open next fall.
- Australian Educators Recommend the Collegiate Way
(23 August 2006)
‘Residential college communities feature in all the finest institutions.’
- Half of Top 25 Universities Have Residential Colleges
(20 August 2006)
And none of the bottom 50 universities in the US News rankings do.
- Lincoln Hall Opens at West Virginia University
(16 August 2006)
WVU’s Morgantown campus is home to a new residential college.
- Vanderbilt Residential College System Moves Forward
(11 August 2006)
The Nashville Business Journal reports on collegiate developments in Tennessee.
- What is a Residential College?
(31 July 2006)
Josephine Butler College at Durham gives us a good description.
- Talking About Residential Colleges in the Aloha State
(17 July 2006)
Notes from the annual meeting of the Society for College and University Planning.
- Social Isolation on the Rise in America
(23 June 2006)
Residential colleges can offer strong social networks that may be missing elsewhere.
- McMurtry College to be Rice’s 10th Residential College
(16 June 2006)
An alumnus who helped plan Rice’s collegiate system will endow its next college.
- Oxford’s Last Women’s College to Admit Men
(8 June 2006)
St. Hilda’s College at Oxford University will soon become mixed.
- West Virginia University Follows the Collegiate Way
(4 June 2006)
Lincoln Hall will be the first residential college on WVU’s Morgantown campus.
- Boston Society of Architects / SCUP Roundtable, 2006
(23 May 2006)
Collegiate Way readers in the Boston area are cordially invited to attend.
- Stanley Kunitz, 1905–2006
(15 May 2006)
On residential college newsletters, and teaching with-out the curriculum.
- Psychological Resilience and Adult Support
(3 May 2006)
Strong adult support can cancel out the effects of ‘bad’ genes.
- Collegiate Signs and Symbols at Baylor
(27 April 2006)
A coat of arms is the most traditional, and the most flexible, of all college symbols.
- Jane Jacobs, 1916–2006: Voice for Neighborhood Life
(25 April 2006)
John Ruskin has some good company today.
- House Systems for Community Colleges
(18 April 2006)
Sir Arthur Lewis Community College in St. Lucia has a collegiate house system.
- Mississippi Announces Residential College Plans
(17 April 2006)
The first colleges will be created in the next two years, says The Daily Mississippian.
- Colorado Regents Approve Collegiate Plan
(12 April 2006)
The Daily Camera reports on CU’s first step toward a residential college system.
- Cambridge College Buildings Nominated for RIBA Prize
(7 April 2006)
Peterhouse and Girton libraries are recognized, along with extensions to Jesus College.
- Southern California to Expand its Collegiate System
(30 March 2006)
‘I’ve witnessed the dramatic increase in intellectual vitality when a faculty member is in charge of the programming for [a] residential college.’
- Secrets, Buried Treasure, and Collegiate Identity
(22 March 2006)
‘There is a need in people to live with a secret place in their homes.’
- US Schools Move to Break Up Central Administrations
(16 March 2006)
The second important story in as many weeks on educational decentralization.
- Even Vietnam is Decentralizing Higher Education
(10 March 2006)
And if Vietnam is decentralizing, isn’t it time the United States did the same?
- Basser College at UNSW: Hogwarts Down Under?
(4 March 2006)
A Malaysian student in Sydney shows the global reach of the collegiate way of living.
- Rice University Plans for a New Residential College
(3 March 2006)
‘There are real benefits to having this tight-knit community, from academic support to social support, and we want to make sure that’s not lost.’
- A Residential College for the University of Vermont
(25 February 2006)
The honors program at Burlington establishes a pattern for others to follow.
- “See! This our fathers did for us”
(17 February 2006)
Princeton has a lot of money, and in Whitman College they’re spending it well. But as John Ruskin reminds us, it isn’t money that makes a building great.
- Baylor University to Establish Brooks College
(4 February 2006)
The Texas university will create its first residential college, replacing Brooks Hall.
- 2000 Freshmen in One Building Complex is a Bad Idea
(2 February 2006)
The East Valley Tribune asks if ASU’s McAllister Village will be good for freshmen.
- “All I ask is a tall ship”
(28 January 2006)
On the Challenger, collegiate memory, and liberal education.
- Collegiate Charity from Central Arkansas
(27 January 2006)
UCA provides a fine example of how residential colleges can do good.
- Residential College Discussions at Colorado
(26 January 2006)
The University of Colorado at Boulder continues to study the residential college idea.
- Visiting the Simmons Hall Residential College at MIT
(25 January 2006)
It may look bizarre, but there’s no doubt that it’s a residential college.
- Reach, Grasp (and Grasp), or What’s a University For?
(9 January 2006)
Is the University of South Carolina a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce?
- Membership, Not Residence, Makes a College
(6 January 2006)
Notes on non-resident membership from the Northwestern University colleges.
- Josephine Butler College Named at Durham University
(3 January 2006)
Durham’s sixteenth college honors a Victorian pioneer of women’s education.
Collegiate Way News · 2005
- Festival of Lessons and Carols from King’s College
(21 December 2005)
This annual service exemplifies many important residential college principles.
- At Minnesota, Average Students Get Short Shrift
(17 December 2005)
A residential college is proposed, but only for the top of the class.
- Feed Them and They Will Come … at Midnight
(9 December 2005)
Murray State University’s tradition of breakfast at midnight is an example any residential college system can follow.
- LibraryThing for Managing Small Libraries
(28 November 2005)
The new online cataloging service LibraryThing.com is just the ‘thing’ for keeping track of your residential college library.
- Garrison Keillor Understands Residential Colleges
(26 November 2005)
Does an entertainer understand the collegiate idea than a university president?
- Residential College Plans Advance at Ole Miss
(10 November 2005)
The University of Mississippi may be the next American Oxford.
- Yale Colleges Nod to Graduate Student Membership
(4 October 2005)
The idea of graduate membership in the residential colleges is broached again.
- University of Colorado Considers Residential Colleges
(27 September 2005)
A partial collegiate system is proposed for the Boulder campus.
- Harvey Rosen to be First Master of Whitman College
(22 September 2005)
An economics professor will head Princeton University’s next residential college.
- Cornell University Starts Along the Collegiate Way
(24 August 2005)
An important turnaround is underway on the Ithaca campus.
- Residential Colleges Make Life Easier at Miami
(1 August 2005)
The University of Miami’s student newspaper sings the praises of Miami’s colleges.
- Update on Vanderbilt University’s Residential Colleges
(8 June 2005)
Vanderbilt continues its progress toward the creation of a complete collegiate system.
- Four-year Colleges for Princeton University
(26 May 2005)
Princeton’s two-year college system is expanding to include all four classes.
- Hatfield College (Re)Dedicates its Melville Building
(24 May 2005)
One of Durham University’s oldest collegiate residences is renovated and renamed.
- Tulane University Establishes Residential Colleges
(7 April 2005)
A first residential college will open this fall on Tulane’s New Orleans campus.
- Notes: Murray State, Spring, BizEd, and Philately
(5 April 2005)
A ninth residential college for Murray State; Oxbridge college postage stamps; and more.
- Craving Community: Learning from facebook.com
(3 April 2005)
If you’re not clued in to facebook.com, you’re not clued in to undergraduate life.
- Craving Community: Learning From Harry Potter
(2 April 2005)
The boy wizard has a lot to teach us about the value of collegiate life.
- Teaching and Learning at the University of Limerick
(30 March 2005)
Best practices for student learning from one of Ireland’s newer universities.
- Ribbons, Signature Pages, and Institutional Memory
(15 March 2005)
Simple ways to sustain loyalty and a sense of belonging in a residential college.
- New Master for the University of Miami’s Hecht College
(22 February 2005)
‘I love to see students grow and develop, and this is one more opportunity to do so.’
- Teaching With-out the Curriculum
(20 February 2005)
The residential part of residential college life provides special educational opportunities.
- An Historian for Trumbull College at Yale University
(17 February 2005)
Every residential college should have its own historian.
- Eckerd College Studies the Collegiate Way
(10 February 2005)
Talking about residential college ideals on the Florida coast.
- Academic Fun and Residential College Life
(18 January 2005)
If education only takes place in the classroom, then students are being short-changed.
- A Week in the Life of a Residential College Master
(14 January 2005)
From pastoral care to plumbing, a college master looks after it all.
- Social Capital, Memory, and Collegiate Inheritance
(9 January 2005)
On life, death, and entering into the inheritance of a place.
- For Collegiate Diversity (and against theme halls)
(8 January 2005)
The ‘theme hall’ fad runs counter to the goals of liberal education.
- The Role of Residential College Deans (in a nutshell)
(3 January 2005)
‘To be fierce to the foolish and kind to the crumpled.’
Collegiate Way News · 2004
Festival of Carols from King’s College, Cambridge
(21 December 2004)
Join us for one of the world’s greatest residential college traditions.
The Collegiate System at the University of Durham
(20 December 2004)
Durham’s colleges are an international model worthy of emulation.
Hanbury-Evans Designs Residential Colleges for LSU
(11 November 2004)
Virginia architects develop Louisiana State University’s new colleges.
University of Durham Breaks Ground for 16th College
(15 October 2004)
Britain’s third great collegiate university is establishing another college.
Why the Residential Part of a College Matters
(20 September 2004)
Because ‘teachable moments’ can’t always be scheduled in advance.
A Death in the College
(18 September 2004)
Grief is the price we pay for love.
Collegiate Architectural Developments
(17 September 2004)
Notes from Washington University, Yale, and Middlebury.
Franklin College Thrives at the University of Georgia
(29 August 2004)
‘It provides something that is needed—a connection between students and professors.’
Collegiate Ideals in the London Times Higher
(20 August 2004)
Bob O’Hara on the collegiate way in the London Times Higher Education Supplement.
Residential College Advocacy By and For Alumni
(11 August 2004)
Essays from Charles Seymour (Yale) and Derek Woodard-Lehman (Messiah College).
Sizes and Measurements of College Common Rooms
(18 July 2004)
Dimensions and structural details, for architects and planners of residential colleges.
Collegiate Tip-of-the-Month: Raise Your Web Visibility
(12 July 2004)
Are you proud of your college system? Then make sure online visitors can tell!
Puritan Wisdom on Community Life
(5 July 2004)
Is John Winthrop’s Puritan social wisdom out-moded, or avant-garde?
Harvard Residential College Proposals from Years Past
(20 June 2004)
Frank Bolles and Abbott Lawrence Lowell on the origin of the House System.
You Think Your College Has Problems…
(1 June 2004)
Have rampaging monkeys brought your college to its knees?
Two New College Masters at the University of Ghana
(25 May 2004)
Reports from Ghana’s Oxbridge-style residential colleges.
Update on Princeton’s Four-Year Collegiate Conversion
(17 May 2004)
Woodrow Wilson’s plans bear fruit, a century after they were first proposed.
A Collection of Published Residential College Histories
(16 May 2004)
A library of local histories with an international collegiate appeal.
Collegiate Philately from Oxford and Cambridge
(8 May 2004)
Or, how to run afoul of your country’s postmaster general.
Georgetown Students Study Residential Colleges
(20 April 2004)
Undergraduates help to spread the collegiate way in Washington, D.C.
Residential Colleges for Oxford (Mississippi)
(10 April 2004)
The University of Mississippi considers the creation of a residential college system.
Review Procedures for Residential Colleges
(8 April 2004)
Advice from New Zealand on how to sustain quality in collegiate life.
Butler College at Princeton to be Renovated
(1 April 2004)
Reconstruction helps prepare the ground for a four-year residential college system.
Praise for University of Miami’s Residential Colleges
(30 March 2004)
‘Today, student life in these residential colleges is among the university’s most cherished and singular traditions. They are much more than traditional student dormitories.’
Duke University Paper Profiles Yale University Colleges
(29 March 2004)
Will a residential college system be part of Duke’s future?
Insight From a Great University Reformer
(15 March 2004)
‘I’ve been struck by how little the average administrator, particularly the average president, knows about undergraduate life at his or her institution.’
College III Opens at International University Bremen
(9 March 2004)
Continental Europe’s first collegiate university opens its third college.
The Daily Mississippian on Collegiate Plans for Oxford
(4 March 2004)
‘Provost Carolyn Staton’s dream is to see a residential college established at Ole Miss.’
John Snow College Hosts Café Scientifique in Stockton
(28 February 2004)
An excellent community tradition begins at Durham University’s newest college.
Yale University May Add Four Residential Colleges
(27 February 2004)
Long-range plans contemplate an expansion of the collegiate system.
Residential College Architect Wins Driehaus Prize
(23 February 2004)
Demetri Porphyrios, the designer of Whitman College at Princeton University.
Shorts: Central Arkansas, Washington U, and ASU–West
(20 February 2004)
Residential college notes from across the United States.
Talking About Collegiate Life at Wheaton College
(17 February 2004)
Wheaton College in Massachusetts studies the collegiate way.
Collegiate Tip-of-the-Month: An Engraved Gavel
(13 February 2004)
A treasure that will help your student council remember its own history.
University of Durham to Build 16th Residential College
(5 February 2004)
Architects are chosen for the next residential college to be built in Durham city.
Acadia University Establishes a College System
(24 January 2004)
A Nova Scotia university ‘will have residential colleges that are modelled after some of the finest universities in Great Britain and the United States.’
A Syllabus for a Course on Residential Colleges
(20 January 2004)
Bring your students and faculty together for a seminar on collegiate life.
Notes from the Collegiate Blogosphere
(19 January 2004)
Weblogs across the net take note of the collegiate way.
First Choice College Tips Votes for Residential Colleges
(12 January 2004)
Admissions consultant James Maroney offers advice to parents and students.
(9 January 2004)
‘Twice per week my son joins a group of students in a barren classroom setting. The professor has never appeared in real life, but instead delivers lectures via videotape.’
Collegiate Way News · 2003
Yale’s Brodhead to be Duke University President
(15 December 2003)
Will a residential college system at Duke be one of Brodhead’s legacies?
Residential Life at Berkeley Leaves Much to be Desired
(13 December 2003)
‘Maybe it was foolish of us to think that we could find some definite place for ourselves in the first semester on campus.’
Collegiate Life and the Forgotten Graduate Students
(18 November 2003)
Residential colleges need graduate students, says Nicholas Stephanopoulos.
Tip-of-the-Month: Poems or Quotations-of-the-Week
(6 November 2003)
It’s a simple way to add richness and grace to any residential college community.
Visiting St. Paul’s College, University of Waterloo
(2 November 2003)
The collegiate way of living thrives in four Ontario residential colleges.
University of Vermont Considers Residential Colleges
(29 October 2003)
UVM’s Daniel Fogel discusses a residential college system for the Burlington campus.
Baylor University Places Faculty in Residence
(23 October 2003)
A good first step is made toward the creation of genuine residential colleges.
UC–Santa Cruz Opens New Residential Colleges
(15 October 2003)
The first public collegiate university in the United States is now bigger by two.
The Gates Foundation Supports Decentralized Schools
(19 September 2003)
The residential college movement is one with the worldwide educational Zeitgeist.
Notes: Messiah College, Whitman College, and Links
(16 September 2003)
Web links to the Collegiate Way, along with news from Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Joy, Love, Laughter, and Doom
(13 September 2003)
The more complex the mind, the greater the need for the simplicity of play.
Collegiate Tip-of-the-Month: Personality Tests
(8 September 2003)
They’re an easy way to get to know your students, and for them to get to know you.
Mercator College at International University Bremen
(5 September 2003)
Continental Europe’s first collegiate university opens a new residential college.
Franklin & Marshall and the Collegiate Zeitgeist
(13 August 2003)
A Pennsylvania liberal arts college considers the collegiate way.
Looking Beneath the Smiles, and Thawing Cold Fear
(12 August 2003)
‘A largess universal, like the sun / His liberal eye doth give to every one.’
Summer Introductions Give a Head Start on the Year
(9 August 2003)
Your students should feel at home in their college, even before they arrive.
Collegiate Summer Reading
(25 May 2003)
A collection of residential college books to take to the beach this summer.
Residential Colleges Offer the Best of Both Worlds
(4 May 2003)
Good advice from the National Association for College Admission Counseling.
Dukedom Large Enough: Residential College Libraries
(30 April 2003)
A college without a library is hardly a college at all.
Tufts University Proposes a Residential College System
(19 April 2003)
Professor Jean Mayer must be smiling today.
The Washington Post Features Residential Colleges
(25 February 2003)
Eliot Applestein tells us about ‘a neighborhood in a dorm.’
Tip-of-the-Month: Fire Alarms and the Front Line
(23 February 2003)
Shared adversity brings people together, especially in the middle of the night.
Creeping Managerialism versus Cohesive Social Life
(16 February 2003)
Good leadership is personal and empathetic, not managerial.
“The Professor Down the Hall” at American University
(1 February 2003)
John Richardson brings the collegiate way of living to Washington, D.C.
Collegiate Tip-of-the-Month: Commonplace Books
(26 January 2003)
Simple, inexpensive, permanent carriers of residential college memory.
The Daily Iowan on Residential Colleges
(24 January 2003)
Alex Johnson writes about ‘creating a community that gives something back.’
Social Cohesion Helps Prevent Psychological Injury
(10 January 2003)
The work of military psychiatrists has much to offer university educators.
College Renovations at the University of Pennsylvania
(3 January 2003)
Several of Penn’s residential colleges have just gotten a face-lift.
Collegiate Way News · 2002
Collegiate Developments at Bowling Green State
(14 December 2002)
The Chapman residential college carries out an important renovation project.
Tip-of-the-Month: Your Own Holiday Cards!
(10 December 2002)
It’s an easy way to brighten the end of the collegiate calendar year.
The Middlebury Campus Profiles the Collegiate Way
(4 December 2002)
The Middlebury College student newspaper reports on the residential college movement.
The Chicago Tribune Reports on Residential Colleges
(10 November 2002)
Patrick Kampert asks, ‘Is there a doctor of philosophy in the house?’
Collegiate Way Notices on the Web
(9 November 2002)
The Scout Report and other websites take note of the Collegiate Way.
Tip-of-the-Month: Counteract Age Segregation
(15 October 2002)
Most advocates of ‘diversity’ ignore the importance of age diversity on campus.
Collegiate Developments at Durham and Princeton
(8 October 2002)
Durham appoints a dean of colleges, and Princeton’s residential college system expands.
The Boston Globe Reports on Residential Colleges
(30 September 2002)
Jenna Russell interviews residential faculty at Wheaton College and Assumption College.
Rice University Colleges Add Apartments for Faculty
(18 September 2002)
A collegiate university in Texas adds space for visiting scholars.
Middlebury Opens First of Five Residential Colleges
(16 September 2002)
The Ross Commons residential college is completed on the Vermont campus.
Bremen’s Blue Print: ›Colleges – ein neues altes Konzept‹
(21 August 2002)
The collegiate way of living: an old idea for a new German university.
The Journal of College and Character
(14 August 2002)
Collegiate notes from the Center for the Study of Values in Student Development.
The Role of a Residential College Master
(7 August 2002)
A profile of the work of Stephen Toulmin, master of North College at USC.
Residential Colleges Proposed for Rutgers University
(5 August 2002)
Professor William Dowling urges reform at Rutgers in a brilliant polemic.
Collegiate History: Lowell and the Harvard Houses
(1 August 2002)
Henry Yeomans recounts the origins of the first American residential college system.
Reporting to the Commandant (Collegiate Life at Annapolis)
(17 July 2002)
Do civilian colleges want any of the virtues that military colleges possess?
Messiah College Alumni Propose a House System
(15 July 2002)
Graduates of a Pennsylvania liberal arts college recommend the collegiate way.
“Do you have a sewing machine?”
(11 July 2002)
Wisdom from Polly Stone Buck on the pastoral care of residential college students.
Collegiate Tip-of-the-Month: Adopt a College Cat
(19 June 2002)
Are college cats the key to world peace and universal enlightenment?
Historic Lessons: Creating a Residential College System
(14 June 2002)
Samuel Eliot Morison on Lowell, Harkness, and the origin of the Harvard house system.
Residential College Deans Meet at Middlebury College
(9 June 2002)
A Vermont campus hosts a gathering of collegiate advisors.
National University of Singapore Plans a New College
(1 June 2002)
The collegiate way of living makes advances in Asia.
Collegiate Tip-of-the-Month: Closing the Academic Year
(18 May 2002)
Welcoming committees, summer plans, commencement, and more.
Fundamental Decency, and, The Students Shall Lead
(10 May 2002)
Good students know what kind of educational environment they want.
Participate in a Collegiate Architectural Survey
(6 May 2002)
Hanbury Evans is seeking your opinions about campus architecture.
Collegiate Tip-of-the-Month: Embody Knowledge
(19 April 2002)
The best lessons are those that we have incorporated into our lives.
The Collegiate Way, Old and New: The Yale Report of 1828
(7 April 2002)
Can an influential document almost two centuries old enliven our thinking today?
“Hearts full of youth, hearts full of truth, / Six parts gin to one part vermouth.”
(3 April 2002)
Campus alcohol abuse is, sadly, not a laughing matter.
Collegiate Tip-of-the-Month: Host an Art Show!
(18 March 2002)
Your college is bursting with talent—here’s how to put it on display.
MIT Architecture Essay Proposes Residential Colleges
(24 February 2002)
Architect and MIT alumnus Jay Weber commends the collegiate way to his alma mater.
The Collegiate Way en français
(20 February 2002)
A French-language introduction to the Collegiate Way website is now available.
Whitman to be Princeton’s Sixth Residential College
(11 February 2002)
Alumnus Meg Whitman will endow Princeton University’s newest collegiate society.
Sorkin on Colleges for the University of Chicago
(5 February 2002)
Architect Michael Sorkin proposes a collegiate system for the University of Chicago.
Tip-of-the-Month: Love is in the Air (Like It or Not)
(1 February 2002)
Valentine’s Day is coming around again. Is your college ready?
Vanderbilt Opens Residential College Planning Website
(31 January 2002)
This is a fine way to let locals and visitors alike keep track of collegiate developments.
Willamette University to Create a Collegiate System
(22 January 2002)
Plans take shape for a residential college system in Salem, Oregon.
“Food is the currency of all social transactions…”
(18 January 2002)
Stay your students with flagons, comfort them with apples.
Tip-of-the-Month: Begin Your Natural History Calendar
(14 January 2002)
Anchor the life of your college in the life of the natural world around you.
“How to Build a Residential College” Appears in Print
(4 January 2002)
A brief introduction is now available in SCUP’s Planning for Higher Education.
Collegiate Way News · 2001
Annual Festival of Carols from King’s College
(20 December 2001)
Tune in to one of the greatest residential college traditions in the world.
Magisterial Profiles: Princeton and USC
(14 December 2001)
What’s it like to be the master of a residential college?
“Residential Colleges Hold Key to Intellectual Life”
(11 December 2001)
Reynolds Price offers a strong endorsement of the residential college idea.
Chinese Introduction to the Collegiate Way
(4 December 2001)
A Chinese-language introduction to the Collegiate Way website is now available.
“Stars, I have seen them fall, but when they drop & die”
(3 December 2001)
Of meteor showers and liberal education in residential colleges.
Tip-of-the-Month: Your Website Through the Seasons
(2 December 2001)
Your artistic students can help to brighten your college website from month to month.
Residential College Gifts for the Holidays
(16 November 2001)
Collegiate recommendations for books, movies, music, and more.
Spanish Introduction to the Collegiate Way
(14 November 2001)
A Spanish-language introduction to the Collegiate Way website is now available.
Vanderbilt University Plans a College System
(13 November 2001)
A private university in Tennessee starts down the collegiate way.
Residence Life at UT–Austin Has Little to Offer
(12 November 2001)
When students tell you ‘high school was better’ then something is terribly wrong.
Collegiate Tip-of-the-Month: Vacations and Holidays
(11 November 2001)
Putting university vacations to good collegiate use.
“On another shore and in a greater light”
(10 November 2001)
The Christmas service from King’s College is one of the world’s great collegiate traditions.
University of Durham Establishes Two New Colleges
(9 November 2001)
John Snow College and George Stephenson College are born at Stockton-on-Tees.
Residential College Systems in Liberal Arts Colleges
(8 November 2001)
Many liberal arts colleges aren’t as small as they once were.
The Collegiate Way and the Educational Zeitgeist
(5 November 2001)
The residential college movement is one with the spirit of the age.
“Back to the Future” With Residential Colleges
(1 November 2001)
The Collegiate Way appears in The Irascible Professor.
“How to Build a Residential College” to Appear in Print
(16 October 2001)
An introductory collegiate essay will appear in Planning for Higher Education.
Krupp College at International University Bremen
(8 October 2001)
A new residential college for a new collegiate university in Continental Europe.
Collegiate Life: Feed Them and They Will Come
(5 October 2001)
Food is the currency of all social transactions in a residential college.
The Collegiate Way is Featured on StudentAffairs.com
(2 October 2001)
We are ‘website of the month’ at the popular student affairs clearinghouse.
Ryan’s A Collegiate Way of Living Now Available
(4 September 2001)
Mark Ryan’s collection of essays is the best book in print on residential college life.
German Introduction to the Collegiate Way
(2 September 2001)
A German-language introduction to the Collegiate Way website is now available.
The Mastership of Emmanuel College (Need a Job?)
(1 September 2001)
The role of a residential college master is the same everywhere around the world.
Robert Leamnson on Teaching and Learning
(21 August 2001)
‘Students need affection from college teachers, not as parents or lovers, but as adults who approve of them as learners and persons.’
“Four Foundations for University Renewal” Available
(17 August 2001)
A new introduction to the Collegiate Way website is now online.
The University of Durham Collegiate Example
(25 July 2001)
Lessons from Britain’s third great collegiate university.
Residential College Crisis at Trent University
(17 July 2001)
While the rest of the world moves forward, Trent University moves backward.
“College Life and the Annual Cycle” is Available
(8 July 2001)
A detailed set of recommendations on residential college life are now available online.
A New Residential College at the University of Georgia
(6 July 2001)
Franklin College will be the first residential college at UGA.
Middlebury Establishes Collegiate “Commons” System
(11 June 2001)
A Vermont liberal arts college follows the collegiate way.
An Important New Book on Residential Colleges
(6 June 2001)
‘A Collegiate Way of Living: Residential Colleges and a Yale Education.’
Practical Examples of Collegiate Life in Abundance
(1 June 2001)
More case studies in residential college life are now available online.
On Architecture: Princeton, Chicago, Ayers-Saint-Gross
(30 May 2001)
Residential college architectural notes from Michael Sorkin and others.
Collegiate Conversations at Santa Clara University
(24 May 2001)
A Silicon Valley campus examines the collegiate way.
“Generative Sequence” to Create a Residential College
(13 March 2001)
A collegiate assembly plan in the style of Christopher Alexander’s ‘Pattern Language.’
Making the Most of College: Students Speak Their Minds
(12 March 2001)
Richard Light shows us how to improve undergraduate education.
New Residential Colleges in Continental Europe
(10 March 2001)
Collegiate news from the International University Bremen and the University of Utrecht.
“Residential College Buildings and Grounds” is Online
(6 March 2001)
Detailed recommendations for residential college buildings and grounds are now online.
Tapper and Palfreyman on Oxford College Governance
(2 February 2001)
Efficiency may be important in industry, but it isn’t necessarily an educational value.
“Membership and Administrative Structure” Available
(14 January 2001)
Detailed recommendations for residential college administration are now online.
Residential Colleges in Malaysia
(12 January 2001)
The collegiate way of living is appreciated all around the world.
Collegiate Way News · 2000
“How to Build a Residential College” Available
(18 December 2000)
A major summary section of the Collegiate Way website is now online.
Residential Colleges of the University of Ghana
(12 December 2000)
The Ghana collegiate system is modeled on the colleges of Cambridge University.
Duke University Campus Life: The Willimon Report
(27 November 2000)
Duke’s problems with alcohol abuse and anti-intellectualism are national problems.
“The Collegiate Landscape of the Future” Available
(25 November 2000)
An essay on residential colleges and the future of higher education is now online.
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