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Category: Higher Education


Educational Stages, Higher Education

‘This is the bust’: Colleges tackle the challenge of regional consolidation

October 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Regional colleges have long played the role of community economic engines. For many students, the educational experience they offer is more aligned with the needs and opportunities in the local workforce than is that of their state’s flagship institution. But […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News, Secondary Education

Will colleges’ push to graduate more teachers pay off?

September 18, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The teacher shortage is growing in the U.S., but it’s an uphill battle for many colleges looking to create more candidates. More institutions are starting boutique programs, taking the time to build relationships with high school and even middle school […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Coupling Recruitment With Retention Can Drive up Graduation Rates

September 18, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

Colleges and universities are struggling to keep students focussed long enough to graduate within a reasonable amount of time after they first enroll. In the U.S., only about 60 percent of undergraduates earn their degrees in six years. The rest […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

U of Alaska System will consider alternatives to merging

September 16, 2019

Via: Education Dive

When the U of Alaska’s regents agreed to move forward with a one-university model, they were facing a 41% reduction in state support over a single year. Since then, however, the governor struck a deal with the system to reduce […]


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

Increasing College Readiness Among Hispanic Students

September 13, 2019

Via: Inside Higher Ed

New research from ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning and Hispanic media company Univision Communications Inc. has produced three recommendations for increasing college readiness among Hispanic students. Hispanic students make up about 18 percent of the college student population, and […]


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

Federal watchdog: Colleges could do more to help parents pay for child care

September 12, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Institutions are struggling to keep up with nontraditional learners’ needs. In 2016, 22% of undergraduates were student-parents, and half of them were also working full-time. Juggling those competing priorities — job, education and children — can make it considerably harder […]


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

Mentor Collective Raises $3 Million to Connect College Students and Advisers

September 5, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

The warning message came to George White and his team from a college student’s mentor. The student might miss classes on account of a broken laptop. White and his team acted quickly, connecting the student with Lehigh University staffers to […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Unconscious AI in higher education

August 26, 2019

Via: eCampus News

Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), autonomous systems, robotic process automation, chat bots, augmented and mixed reality and many other buzzwords are flying around water coolers and leadership team meetings across enterprises. It signifies the interest and the potential benefits […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

3 bits of higher education news you need to know

August 23, 2019

Via: eCampus News

Science at a beauty pageant, social media-savvy students, and ever-present budget challenges: higher education news has got all bases covered when it comes to unique developments. If you’re paying attention to the higher education news headlines, you know institutions are […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Unique partnership eyes college credit, real-world outcomes

August 21, 2019

Via: eCampus News

An innovative new partnership will let Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) students earn college credit and achieve real-world outcomes by completing free training modules through Trailhead, an online learning platform from Salesforce. The modules and credits earned through the program […]