Smartbrief For The Higher Ed Leader Summer Quiz 06/20/2014

7 Questions | Total Attempts: 35

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Smartbrief For The Higher Ed Leader Summer Quiz 06/20/2014

How plugged into Higher Ed are you?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A new study shows that colleges increasing their rate of diversity have seen a greater number of females and minority groups receive Ph.D.s in which department?
    • A. 

      Biology

    • B. 

      Chemistry

    • C. 

      Physics

    • D. 

      Engineering

  • 2. 
    Which of the following Massachusetts schools removed SAT and ACT scores from its criteria for granting financial aid? 
    • A. 

      Hampshire College

    • B. 

      University of Massachusetts-Amherst

    • C. 

      Northeastern University

    • D. 

      Smith College

  • 3. 
    Leaders from which kind of college institution met this week to share ways to improve teacher education?
    • A. 

      Historically black colleges and universities

    • B. 

      Women's colleges

    • C. 

      Community colleges

    • D. 

      Vocational-technical and career colleges

  • 4. 
    Redeeming America's Promise, a bipartisan coalition of former governors and other political leaders, is providing scholarships for students, concentrating on which criteria? 
    • A. 

      Family income status

    • B. 

      Minority status

    • C. 

      Disability status

    • D. 

      Veteran status

  • 5. 
    Which café company promised to grant tuition compensation to employees who work at least 20 hours a week?
    • A. 

      Dunkin Donuts

    • B. 

      Panera Bread

    • C. 

      Starbucks

    • D. 

      Cosi

  • 6. 
    What is the name of Berklee College of Music’s new largest fundraising campaign with a goal of raising $100 million?
    • A. 

      Sound of Music

    • B. 

      Breaking Sound Barriers

    • C. 

      Sound Choices

    • D. 

      Soundbreaking

  • 7. 
    A study by the National Council on Teacher Quality found that 80 of the 2,400 teacher-training programs at American colleges and universities are "weak or even failing” at _________.
    • A. 

      Literacy

    • B. 

      Classroom management

    • C. 

      Dealing with special needs students

    • D. 

      STEM

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