Tag: higher education

Educational Stages, Higher Education

New Report Sheds Light on Higher Ed’s Innovation Challenges

April 18, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

A new report surveying academic administrators released Wednesday by the Online Learning Consortium and Learning House sheds some insight on innovation challenges at higher education institutions. Among the report’s findings are that 91 percent of the administrators responding to the […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

How higher ed leaders can generate productive conversations around race

April 2, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Institution leaders are increasingly realizing that as the makeup of incoming students becomes more socioeconomically, age and racially diverse — and controversial instances of free speech and student protests become more frequent within more politically engaged generations at the same […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Texas’s Big Bet on the Future of Higher Education

March 30, 2018

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The University of Texas System’s Regents made a big bet in an effort to tackle public higher education’s most pressing challenges: The completion challenge, the learning outcomes challenge, the equity challenge, and the business model challenge. If higher education is to […]

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 […]