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Educational Stages, Higher Education

How to improve faculty and staff onboarding in higher ed

February 23, 2018

Via: eCampus News

The hiring and onboarding processes can be extremely complex for colleges and universities. Higher-education institutions often bring in hundreds of new employees every year—from professors to student workers to administrators to dining service personnel. Hiring and onboarding these employees can […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Illinois looks to shift pension, healthcare costs to K-12 schools, higher ed

February 22, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The stalemate over Illinois’ state budget has wreaked havoc on school districts and universities. Schools have operated without millions in expected funds with serious consequences for students and workers. As a result, furloughs, layoffs, and pay cuts have plagued universities […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

4 actions to improve the future of higher education

February 7, 2018

Via: eCampus News

Following four national priorities, including increasing completion rates and strengthening the student educational experience, could exponentially improve the future of higher education, according to a report based on two years of research. The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, with […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

A new model for higher ed?

February 6, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Three years ago, Laureate Education lifted an obscure new class of corporations into the mainstream when it became the first public benefit corporation to sell shares on the stock market. Benefit corporations, as they are also called, are billed as […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

What higher ed leaders need to know about retention

February 2, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The broad picture of higher education retention and completion isn’t pretty — and as the federal government pushes to use an expanded student data set, experts say the numbers will get even worse. This is bad news for the industry, […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

8 global trends impacting higher ed

January 24, 2018

Via: Education Dive

When it comes to the future of universities and colleges around the world, higher education leaders are all too aware it’s not just domestic trends that can impact the way they operate their institutions. There are also external, global factors […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Student loan crisis underscores inequity in higher education

January 23, 2018

Via: AFT News

The student loan crisis is hardly new, but a recent report shows that in addition to its debilitating effect on students at large, it hobbles particular groups of students far more than others. Not only are default rates soaring, they […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Institutional Innovation: How can higher ed leaders successfully innovate?

January 19, 2018

Via: Education Dive

In other words, sustained innovation maintains the current framework of competitive idea engineering, while disruptive developments change the trajectory of how leaders must operate for their institutions to stay competitive, or even survive. Over the last decade, many education experts […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

The key higher ed issues for states in 2018

January 18, 2018

Via: Education Dive

In a December convening around Higher Education Government Relations in San Diego, AASCU director of state relations and policy analysis Tom Harnisch called the tax bill “the wild card for state budgets.” While the final bill allows taxpayers to deduct […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Here’s why user experience is absolutely critical to higher education’s future

January 15, 2018

Via: eCampus News

Harnessing user experience is the most powerful tool higher-education institutions have to transform learning–but user-experience design is mostly foreign in higher education. Despite its sporadic use, user-experience design is, in fact, a critical part of the future of higher education, […]