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Category: Higher Education


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How higher ed can turn the tide on enrollment and retention

November 22, 2022

Via: eCampus News

The recent decline in college enrollment across the country cannot be pinned on a single factor, but rather it represents the accumulated effect of multiple interconnected problems. With ongoing perceptions of mistrust in the efficacy of higher education, rising higher […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Arne Duncan: College completion–not simply access–critical to nation’s future

November 17, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Making higher education the norm for everyone in the nation—and ensuring that people have not just access to higher education, but also the support to complete that education—is paramount to the nation’s future success, said Arne Duncan, former U.S. Secretary […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Higher-ed needs hyper-personalization

November 16, 2022

Via: eCampus News

We live in a hyper-personalized, Netflix, Uber, and Door Dash everything world – a universe of Amazon like same-day everything. All businesses—and especially colleges and universities—must leverage hyper-personalization to remain competitive, to grow, and to deliver on their mission within […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Boosting student engagement through student experience management

November 9, 2022

Via: eCampus News

Students enter college with a lot of expectations. Expectations about their classes, what they’ll learn, their social lives, the challenges they’ll face, and how they’ll succeed. All these expectations have one thing in common: they are grounded in students’ unique […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Can – and Should – Colleges Educate the Whole Person?

November 3, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Within the Jesuit tradition, there is a concept, “cura personalis,” which means to care for the whole person. When applied to education, this principle seeks to promote the personal development of the whole person, mentally, but also physically, ethically, and, […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

It’s time for colleges to abandon legacy admissions, new research says

October 31, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

A data trove released during the lawsuit against Harvard University’s race-conscious admission practices gave an unprecedented look into how the country’s wealthiest college vetted prospective students. One fact that was unearthed: Harvard applicants whose family members attended the Ivy League […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How to fix segregation by college major and in the workforce

October 31, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Every year, millions of college students make big decisions about enrollment, class schedules and major declarations — all with significant implications for their futures. Decisions about majors are not just a matter of academic likes or dislikes. Students’ life experiences, […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Higher Ed Employees Are Financially Literate but Indebted

October 25, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The vast majority of college and university employees—82 percent—carry some kind of debt, and just over half are debt-constrained in some way, according to a new report by the TIAA Institute and the College and University Professional Association for Human […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

5 ways to prioritize mental health for international and study abroad students

October 21, 2022

Via: eCampus News

America’s higher education system is facing a crisis: students’ mental health. A survey by TimelyMD found that 88 percent of college students are experiencing declining mental health, with 75 percent report being more stressed than they were in 2021, even […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

The Politics of Higher Education

October 20, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Political interference in higher education, we are told, is increasing. The partisan divide in views on higher education, we hear, is deepening. Campuses “are driving political division.” “The diploma divide lies “at the heart of this country’s many divisions.” Is […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Students feel alarmingly unprepared for the workforce

October 18, 2022

Via: eCampus News

Alarming new data reveals that only a jaw-dropping 11 percent of postsecondary students report feeling very prepared to enter the workforce. Only one-third of a third of students say they have had great university experiences–a worrisome statistic as the student […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

We Need to Infuse Civic and Public Purpose Into a College Education

October 13, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Civics education is all the rage. If there’s any issue that the nation’s political leaders agree upon, it’s this: That the teaching of civics and knowledgeable, responsible citizenship has never been more important or necessary. A recent Newsweek headline sums […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Is the Great Resignation coming to higher ed?

October 13, 2022

Via: eCampus News

While many higher education faculty are satisfied in their jobs, they’re calling for more support as they struggle to balance new responsibilities brought on by the pandemic and the dramatic shift in teaching and learning, according to a new survey […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Making all students feel supported in career development (opinion)

October 7, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Rising college prices and student debt are a huge national concern, for good reason. Here at Cleveland State University, an urban-serving campus where about one-third of undergraduates are first-generation college students, we’re fortunate that our tuition is in the lowest […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Think beyond degree completion to post-college outcomes

October 5, 2022

Via: eCampus News

America’s universities must think beyond graduation rates and student success while in school, and provide more focus on supporting career success, Ruth Watkins, a national higher education leader, said while at Oregon State University in September. Watkins, president of national […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

New California Laws Focus on Higher Ed Access

October 4, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

California governor Gavin Newsom signed multiple pieces of legislation Friday to improve higher education in the state for certain underserved student populations. One of the bills signed into law, Assembly Bill 2881, will support students that are parents and are […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

House Republicans want proof the Education Department supports academic freedom at colleges

October 4, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

The Republicans’ missive to Education Secretary Miguel Cardona highlights criticisms conservatives frequently apply to colleges. Those include that college administrators suppress speech that doesn’t align with “political correctness” and that they indoctrinate students with liberal values. Faith in higher education […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

New California Law Furthers Remedial Education Reform

October 3, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

California governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Friday a bill to further reform remedial education at California community colleges. The new law, Assembly Bill 1705, bolsters a 2017 law, which prevented community colleges from using placement tests to assign students […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

How ID management technology can reduce staff workload in Higher Ed

October 3, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Chances are you’ll hear a conversation (or several) this week lamenting the rising burnout, staff shortages and drawn-out procedures in higher ed. Increasingly, workers crave a sense of autonomy and flexibility — plus the right tools to meet job responsibilities […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How to prepare students for the future of manufacturing

September 21, 2022

Via: eCampus News

Many sectors have embraced digital transformation in the workplace, welcoming in advanced technology, new tools, and greater efficiency. In the design and manufacturing industry, digital transformation has led to the creation of new jobs and opportunities. The problem is that […]