PUPN staff writer Lisa Gibbs earned her Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration in 2018. She is an advocate for arts, particularly dance, in education and for increasing the financial well-being of artists through financial education.


The Right Tools for the Job: Portable Dance Flooring

Many have heard the old saw: "always use the right tools for the job." Tools are anything that is utilized during a job to assist in...  More

Judson College Loses Its Struggle to Survive

In a rural Alabama town of just over 10,500 residents sits the nation’s fifth oldest college for women. The Judson Female Institute was...  More

Learning Differences and Adaptations in a Virtual Classroom

The pandemic caused by the COVID-19 virus shed light on numerous issues relating to how businesses and schools operate. From cleaning and...  More


Consider the word reinvention. What does that mean in the context of the higher education community? In particular, what does reinvention...  More

Fitness Centers Re-open, on Some Campuses

Fitness and recreation centers are a vital part of private college and university campuses. These sites are typically bustling with...  More

Covid-19 and Human Wastewater

A relatively old technology is being used to help solve a novel problem: SARS-CoV-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2). The...  More

Returning to Campus

Private colleges and universities convened task forces in the spring to study the novel coronavirus and present plans to keep campus health...  More

Projection Design: A New Focus for Theatre Departments

A live theatre performance is the culmination of actors rehearsing lines and spacing, costume designers dressing them for the part, scenic...  More