Tag: higher education

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

$135M budget cut looms for U of Alaska

July 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The dire budget cuts highlight the volatility of state support for higher education, which was dramatically reduced during the Great Recession and has not yet recovered. Alaska, however, was one of just six states where state spending per full-time student […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Ace your enrollments with the ideal higher education marketing strategy

June 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

School is full of competition. Students are competing to get accepted, competing for scholarships and competing for honor roll and the Dean’s list once they’re in. Higher education institutions are not exempt from the competition—they’re in a constant battle to […]

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

Federal judge: Ed Dept illegally delayed Obama-era distance education rules

April 30, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The ruling is in response to a lawsuit by the National Education Association and the California Teachers Association against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the department. It alleged the agency’s failure to conduct a negotiated rulemaking session prior to delaying […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Higher ed funding is halfway back to pre-recession levels

April 9, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The flattening of tuition revenue suggests public colleges and universities are responding to market pressure on price growth, the SHEEO report notes. Still, “heavy reliance on tuition revenue has become the new norm for how state higher education system are […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

5 lawsuits that could bring major change to higher ed

March 26, 2019

Via: Education Dive

This year is already shaping up to be a momentous one for higher education. In Congress, both parties have indicated reauthorization of the Higher Education Act is a priority. The U.S. Department of Education is underway with regulatory overhauls on […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Governors talk funding, but colleges less certain of state support

March 21, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Workforce development proposals included several that intend to strengthen ties between academia and the private sector. In Maine, that includes more funding for career and technical schools, while Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey suggested expanding education in the skilled trades. Missouri […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Colleges list priorities for Higher Education Act reauthorization

March 15, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The HEA was last reauthorized in 2008 and has since fallen off its pace of updates every few years, according to a review of the process and its current prospects by The Atlantic. Current cross-aisle talk among key legislators could […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How work-study programs can teach students career skills

March 12, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The report touches on ways the work-study program can help tackle two nagging issues in higher education: career readiness and retention. Students who see value in these jobs and make connections through them to the campus, peers and professionals may […]


Artificial Intelligence: It’s a journey, not a destination

March 12, 2019

Via: Education Dive

AI is in the news. Products are springing up every day and vendors are filling up our inboxes and phones. The academic side is affected, too. MIT announced a $1 billion plan to create a new college for AI. Everyone […]

Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

How Machine Learning and the Cloud Can Rescue IT From the Plumbing Business

February 19, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

5 higher ed leaders tapped for Trump’s new workforce advisory boardMany educational institutions maintain their own data centers. But to Jeff Olson, chief data officer and senior VP of technology strategy at the College Board, all those humming racks of […]