September 28, 2011 3:34 pm


Vic Johnson, Senior Advisor on Public Policy Issues at NAFSA, came on the show to discuss the DREAM Act. Vic shares why the DREAM Act is “the right thing to do” and why it’s important for higher education to advocate for the act. Vic dispelled several of the prevailing myths associated with the DREAM Act.

Weekly Challenge and Support
The University Is a Black Hole: The Crisis of Data in College Admissions
University of New Hampshire considers banning energy drinks
Students Battle a Dallas Cowboys Unit Over College Apparel
R.I. education board OK’s in-state tuition for undocumented students
U.S. News and World Report says “Thanks, but No Thanks”
Dream Act legislation could complicate student aid picture
Allow In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students

Unsolicited Shout-out of the Week
Kris Renn, Higher Education professor at Michigan State University, for her insightful take on higher education, student affairs, and technology.