My name is Leah MacVie and you have arrived at my creative and documentation space. Welcome! I am currently working on my PhD dissertation, which explores innovation in small higher education institutions using the work of Erich Jantsch. I am also Director of the Center for Online Learning & Innovation at Canisius College, which focuses on the areas of technology in teaching & learning, online learning, and the innovative use of technology.
Last week, the Vice Provost for Diversity and Climate at the University of Wisconsin‑Madison, Patrick Sims, recorded a video  expressing his outrage over a letter received by a student under her dorm room door allegedly by another student. He read the note left on...read more
I am compelled this morning to write on a topic that I am having an incredibly hard time with, both personally and professionally. This is the topic of state authorization from the way that I see it and understand it based on my research and reading. Aside from being...read more
The cost of higher education is a great debate. While many simply point the finger at higher education institutions, it is worth a closer look at some of the troubling cost factors involved. Though astronomical salaries for coaches and star faculty, as well as...read more
There are many reasons for why higher education institutions may embark on co-creating their futures with their local communitiesread more