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Professors Henry Braun and Diana Pullin were elected to membership in the NAEd for their scholarly contributions and their commitments to redefining educational policies to align better with research knowledge and public policy. The NAEd will welcome its 14 newest members formally at its 2017 NAEd Annual Meeting Dinner in November.
Harry Dumay, Ph.D. ‘09, Educational Leadership and Higher Education, has been named 11th president of Elms College. Dumay’s appointment is effective July 1, 2017; his inauguration will be held in the fall. Previously, he served as the senior vice president for finance and chief financial officer at St. Anselm College.
In the era of globalization, the university is perhaps the most globalized institution within society. Professor Emeritus Philip Altbach explains the roles of international faculty, levels of participation, and their contributions to academia: “They are drivers of international consciousness at universities, they are often top researchers, and, in some countries, they constitute a large percentage of the academic labour force.”