I must be losing my mind. For the second year in a row, I sought and obtained an appointment to the ExCollege Board. I mean, everyone knows that “board meetings” always become “bored meetings.” Who could possibly want to sit through more meetings than they absolutely have to?
I could. In fact, I always look forward to my ExCollege board meetings.
They are one of the few times when I know I’m having a direct positive impact on the learning opportunities offered to my fellow students. In fact, the ExCollege Board is the only board I’ve encountered in which faculty and students to work together to guide an academic department, and student participation on the board is part of what makes the ExCollege special. Continue reading