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Category: Higher Education


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Is Student Absenteeism a Growing Problem at Colleges, Too?

May 16, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of children regularly miss elementary, middle and high school. Is the same pattern of absenteeism playing out at colleges, too? If so, what’s driving the trend? And what can professors and higher […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

‘College for What?’ High School Students Want Answers Before Heading to Campus

May 14, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

What do you want to be when you grow up? That’s a question long faced by high school students. But these days, students have access to far more information than in the past about what, specifically, they could do as […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Higher Education

State Higher Ed Funding is Still Rising—for Now

May 8, 2024

Via: Inside Higher Ed

State higher ed funding rose by 3.7 percent beyond inflation in fiscal year 2023, according to the latest State Higher Education Finance (SHEF) report. It’s the second time since 2008 that state higher ed funding surpassed pre-recession levels; the first […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Empowering higher education with artificial intelligence

May 6, 2024

Via: Higher Ed Dive

In the rapidly evolving postsecondary landscape, institutions and their leaders face multifaceted challenges such as the need to modernize solutions, to transform business practices to achieve equitable attainment. Adapting to these challenges requires transformative solutions, and one powerful tool that […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Traction for the Three-Year Bachelor’s Degree

April 12, 2024

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The stagnation and disinclination to experiment that many critics believe is rife in higher education may loom over some gatherings of campus leaders. The College-in-3 event here this week wasn’t among them. Several dozen college administrators, faculty leaders, accreditors and […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

How AI Can Address Critical Challenges Facing Higher Education

March 29, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

Artificial intelligence is increasingly being integrated into higher education to address challenges such as personalized learning and operational efficiency. AI-powered tools are streamlining administrative tasks like scheduling, registration and financial aid management, freeing up valuable staff time and reducing errors. […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

New Bachelor’s Degrees Coming to California Community Colleges

March 27, 2024

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Six new bachelor’s degrees programs have been approved at campuses within the California Community Colleges system, according to a news release from the system’s chancellor’s office. The system now offers, or will soon offer, 39 bachelor’s degree programs in total. […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Doubts About Value Are Deterring College Enrollment

March 13, 2024

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Enrollment has been declining in higher education for more than a decade, and the most common explanations in recent years have been lingering effects of the pandemic and a looming demographic cliff expected to shrink the number of traditional-age college […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Stages, Higher Education

4 parts of successful college student engagement

March 5, 2024

Via: eCampus News

College student engagement is a critical part of success not just for students, but for the institutions where they learn. When students are engaged in their academics and their campus lives, they are more likely to achieve their goals and […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Many Students Don’t Inform Their Colleges About Their Disability. That Needs to Change.

March 1, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

In summer 2012, my life changed. I was a 20-year-old college student with a bright future. I was fearless and ready to take the world by storm. All of my hopes and dreams came crashing down when I began experiencing […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How do state appropriations impact graduation rates among underrepresented students?

February 26, 2024

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Past research has linked higher state appropriations with better graduation rates, but it has not established that relationship for students who are underrepresented in higher education, such as Black and Latinx students. The paper — by researchers at the Midwestern […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Higher ed is unprepared for GenAI’s impact

February 21, 2024

Via: eCampus News

While three-quarters of higher-education trustees (83 percent), faculty (81 percent) and administrators (76 percent) agree that generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) will noticeably change their institutions in the next five years, community college trustees are more optimistic than their community college […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Scholarly Groups Choose Between Speech and Silence on War

February 16, 2024

Via: Inside Higher Ed

When the American Association of University Professors last week called for “an immediate ceasefire and end to the siege of Gaza,” it was just the latest union to endorse the same labor movement statement. But the AAUP isn’t only a […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

AI Is Disrupting Professions That Require College Degrees. How Should Higher Ed Respond?

February 13, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

The latest wave of AI tools like ChatGPT seem certain to disrupt the workplace in the years ahead — and the most-disrupted professions may be ones that require college degrees. That presents an unprecedented challenge for colleges already struggling to […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How Colleges Can Perfect On-Site Interviews

February 8, 2024

Via: Inside Higher Ed

In the competitive landscape of higher education, the recruitment of top-tier leadership is a major cornerstone of institutional success. As we navigate a new era in which skilled professionals are no longer seeking merely a step up in their careers […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Students Speak: How We Use Artificial Intelligence

February 1, 2024

Via: EdTech Magazine

College students are the lifeblood of higher education. Everyone in university administration — including in the IT office — knows how valuable it is to truly understand how those students feel, what they want, what they appreciate and what they […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

University of California won’t allow hiring of undocumented students

January 25, 2024

Via: EdSource

The University of California will not allow the hiring of undocumented students for jobs on its campuses, disappointing students who pushed for the right to be employed without legal status. Allowing those students to work campus jobs would have been […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

White House, Ed Dept call for ‘bold actions’ to improve student achievement

January 18, 2024

Via: K-12 Dive

In a livestreamed event on Wednesday alongside governors, state education superintendents and the White House domestic policy advisor, U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona called this “a moment of truth in education in our country” with both “big challenges” and “immense […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Innovating grading systems in higher ed

January 17, 2024

Via: eCampus News

In the intricate world of academia, establishing a fair, accurate, and secure grading system can pose major challenges. Academic institutions, especially law schools, juggle various responsibilities to ensure the equity of grading distributions, maintain the security of student data, and […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Writing a College Essay That Stands Out

December 8, 2023

Via: Ed Surge

As the college essay program manager for Write the World, a nonprofit writing organization for teens, I oversee a group of advisers who guide students through the essay writing process. I have seen firsthand the anxiety that students experience when […]