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Category: Higher Education


Educational Stages, Higher Education

What a New Strategy at 2U Means for the Future of Online Higher Education

August 5, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

The fortunes of Online Program Management companies, or OPMs, are falling fast these days. These companies, which help colleges set up online programs and often help finance them as well in exchange for a cut of revenues, have lately seen […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Survey: 66% of adults say college doesn’t meet needs of today’s students

August 4, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

While 86% of respondents said they believe that higher education can help working people advance their careers, just 64% said they believe people with only a high school diploma would make a better living if they had a college education. […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

More High School Students Are Taking College Classes. But Not Everyone Gets the Chance.

August 3, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

Dual-enrollment programs help nearly 1.4 million high school students take college courses each year. It’s an opportunity that offers lots of proven benefits, like enabling more people to graduate from college, saving families money on higher education and helping community […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

The Many Reasons Students Quit College

August 2, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

There are 36 million Americans who have earned some college credit, but not an actual degree. More colleges than ever are trying to help these students return to finish what they started. But so far, colleges are better at attracting […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Online program enabler 2U resets its pricing model

August 1, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Most of the news coverage of 2U’s quarterly earnings call Thursday focused, not surprisingly, on the fact that the online program enablement company was laying off 20 percent of its employee base and restructuring its leadership, a response both to […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Survey: More Than Half of Higher Ed Workers Plan to Leave

July 22, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Many higher education employees are headed for the exits, according to a new survey from the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources, which found that more than half of respondents said they were likely to look for other […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How Do You Grade a Creative Assignment?

July 21, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

Dear Bonni, I’ll be teaching a course on the history of Ireland later this year. I’ve been having trouble coming up with a good project for the students to work on. I want it to be something useful, interesting, and […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Author explains his book on international education

July 20, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Richard J. Joseph’s new book, Bridging the Gap Between the Abundance of American Higher Education Talent and the Immense Foreign Demand for It: The Great Chasm in Global Education (Oxford University Press) is not your standard book on international education. […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

UC plans to expand enrollment with more online, summer programs and transfer students

July 19, 2022

Via: EdSource

The University of California is seeking to add more than 20,000 students by 2030 and plans to get there by expanding online and summer programs and by concentrating growth at certain campuses, including Merced and Riverside. Those details are included […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

A liberal arts college succeeds in China

July 15, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

As a new president takes the helm at Peking University (PKU), its liberal arts college is arguably on the firmest footing since its establishment. From its humble beginnings in 2001 as a small, experimental program within China’s leading institution, Yuanpei […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Study: Rubrics mitigate gender bias in faculty hiring

July 12, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A new in-depth case study in Science finds that faculty hiring rubrics—also called criterion checklists or evaluation tools—helped mitigate gender bias in these decisions. At the same time, researchers found evidence that substantial gender bias persisted in some rubric scoring […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Does Our Academic System Unnecessarily Pit People Against Each Other?

July 12, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

Picture two undergrads taking a class together, both of them dreaming of winning a prized slot at the same graduate program. Are they able to cheer each other on, or is our higher ed system set up so that there […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

President Speaks: I was a first-gen student. Here’s what’s changed, and what work is left to do.

July 11, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

It’s a commencement speech standard that never fails to generate rousing applause: “If you are the first in your family to earn a college degree, please stand.” I said those words in May at 16 separate in-person commencement ceremonies here […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Bowdoin Goes Need-Blind for International Students

July 8, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Bowdoin College announced that it is going need blind for international student admissions. “Ensuring access to a Bowdoin education is central to our mission. This commitment to need-blind admission for our international applicants is another important part of a remarkable […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

UMass Global’s new chancellor wants to triple the university’s size

July 7, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Last week, the University of Massachusetts Global named a new chancellor to lead the institution as it attempts to grow its presence nationally and internationally. The board selected David Andrews, who has served as UMass Global’s interim chancellor since May. […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How dealing with campus crises can differ along gender lines (opinion)

July 7, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Much research, scholarship and advice are devoted to the topic of crisis leadership. Even before the pandemic, you could find copious articles, books and webinars intended to guide leaders through upheavals that ranged from acute and unanticipated emergencies—like Hurricane Katrina, […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Univ. of Maine Flouted Its Own Policies, Review Finds

July 7, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

An internal review found that the University of Maine system violated its own policies in a recent failed presidential search at the University of Maine at Augusta, Maine Public Radio reported. System chancellor Dannel Malloy ordered the review after it […]


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

Moody’s Sees Positive News (and Some Risks) for Public Colleges

July 5, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Moody’s finds good news and some risks in a new report on public college and university finances. “Improved state support and one-time federal pandemic relief along with expense cuts underpinned stronger operating performance for public universities in fiscal 2021,” according […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Va. Community College System Board Pressured by Governor

July 1, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The board of the Virginia Community College System agreed Wednesday to add a representative of Governor Glenn Youngkin’s administration to the search committee for a new chancellor. The move came after Youngkin told board members to include his administration in […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Asian American and Pacific Islander enrollment plummeted at California’s community colleges

June 30, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

The limitations of the term “Asian American” are often discussed, given that it can refer to some 50 ethnic groups. The report’s researchers tried to break down the data to demonstrate the different outcomes and challenges faced by Californians of […]