IWU Ranked No. 2 on List Of Best Online Colleges

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Indiana Wesleyan University had some good company recently when Best Value Schools released a survey that ranked IWU No. 2 on a list of The 30 Best Online Colleges 2014.

The University of Maryland was the top-rated school in the online rankings. Others on the list are the University of North Carolina, Penn State University, the University of Nebraska and the University of Central Florida.

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Counter-Evidence on Higher Education’s Supposed Demise

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Between Facebook, Twitter, and the various “news” outlets I read, these seem to be the days of bad news and questionable behavior.

The day I wrote this, four of the 16 stories on the front page of the USA Today digital site were public apologies of one kind or another. My newsfeeds are chock full of dire predictions about my country, my world, my health, my industry, my faith – you name it.

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Announcing the 2014 IWU World Changer


It is my pleasure to announce that Elizabeth Hanford Dole, former United States Senator, Secretary of Transportation, Secretary of Labor, President of the American Red Cross and founder of the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, has accepted our invitation to enter the IWU Society of World Changers as our 2014 inductee.

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Leadership Lessons from the End of the Bench


Last week I had the privilege of serving as Honorary Coach for the IWU Men’s Basketball Team during the last home game of the season. It was Senior Night, when we recognized three outstanding young men who will graduate this spring.

It was great fun to interact with the team, and intriguing to watch Coach Tonagel and his staff work.

Like many people who enjoy team sports, I’ve always been intrigued with great coaches.

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