Smartbrief On Higher Education Summer Quiz 7/11/14

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Smartbrief On Higher Education Summer Quiz 7/11/14

How plugged into Higher Ed are you?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Part-time instructors

    • B. 

      Professors

    • C. 

      Maintenance staff

    • D. 

      Resident Directors

  • 2. 
    According to a survey conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics, undergraduate students who graduated in 2008 with what kind of degree made more than their peers after graduation?
    • A. 

      Engineering

    • B. 

      Business

    • C. 

      Pre-law

    • D. 

      Math and Science

  • 3. 
    Cornell University’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management is allowing students to submit which of the following with their application in order to simplify the application process?
    • A. 

      Video submissions

    • B. 

      LinkedIn profiles

    • C. 

      E-portfolios

    • D. 

      Job forums

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Confederate Flags

    • B. 

      Portraits of a confederate soldier

    • C. 

      Statue of Robert E. Lee

    • D. 

      Confederate soldier memorial

  • 5. 
    As an effort to increase higher education attendance, Indiana lawmakers may consider a measure to provide free tuition at the state’s community college for students who ____
    • A. 

      Forfeit any outside funding

    • B. 

      Enroll part-time

    • C. 

      Attend consecutive semesters

    • D. 

      Submit semester progress reports

  • 6. 
    Loyola University Chicago and the La Grange Area Department of Special Education in Illinois recently partnered to offer area students with disabilities___________
    • A. 

      Higher education training

    • B. 

      Job training

    • C. 

      Leadership and writing skills

    • D. 

      Crisis management training

  • 7. 
    Fifty member institutions of the Council of Independent Colleges in partnership with Walmart Foundation are providing grants for mentors and academic tracking systems to improve enrollment and retention of which category of students?
    • A. 

      Students from low-income homes

    • B. 

      Minority students

    • C. 

      International students

    • D. 

      First-generation students